In a small shed, in a backyard in downtown St. John’s, 28-year-old Chris O’Brien has been busy handcrafting unique furniture and home decor. Farmhouse-style tables, one-of-a-kind wine racks, and other knick-knacks that would give big box home design shops a run for their money.
“I didn’t want to tell anyone where I lived. I would just tell them I lived next to St. Clare’s Hospital. When applying for jobs when I was younger, I would use my aunt’s address because I didn’t want anyone to know.”