Meet the Team

Graham Borgdorff – owner

Graham has been part of construction for over 20 years. He is a Red Seal certified carpenter, certified passive house tradesperson, and certified and trained in Net Zero & Net Zero Ready. Graham also has a passion for traditional hand-cut custom timber framing and fine carpentry work. His background is not only in construction, but also in teaching.

Graham has committed a significant amount of his time to being knowledgeable in building science so he can build high-performance homes with the best products and systems available. This type of build will performs at an extremely low operation cost, but ultimately have a greener impact on our world.

Graham lives in the Haliburton Highlands with his family; he values spending time with them along with his church family. Graham enjoys some traditional Haliburton activities such as hunting, fishing, mountain biking, and snowmobiling.

Liam Stringer – general labourer

Liam has worked for Above Board Carpentry since 2017.

Aaron Alfano – general labourer

Aaron has been with the company since 2018.

Sarah Langemann – administrative assistant

Sarah has been with the company since 2019.
She has an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.

She focuses on administration for the company, but also works hard at everything new she works on in construction. She enjoys learning new skills and her favourite task by far is painting.

Sarah has lived in the Haliburton Highlands for about 13 years; she enjoys living in cottage country for the beautiful countryside, the small town living, and for the outdoor adventures this area has to offer.