Jon Eakes, Canada’s Original TV Handyman

Jon Eakes was Canada’s original TV Handyman starting with Mr Chips in 1978 through 8 years on HGTV up to 2004. A master teacher and a building consultant who works with the industry, sits on CSA committees, CHBA Technical Research Committe and who is often called on to help get their information into the field.
Presently he is the author of Tool Talk, a regular column in the Canadian Home Builder magazine ; has a one hour hot line radio show in Montreal which is also heard in London Ontario ; maintains a 2,000 page website on home improvements on; and has his own web broadcast studio on
Jon is Canada’s EverReady bunny that just never stops beating the drum.
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