Christo Breytenbach started out in the Department of Water Affairs in an administrative division since 1990 and after 16 years of working a dead end resigned and started Woodmatrix in 2006 without any training in woodwork. It started out small with a few hand tools to the point where Woodmatrix (PTY) Ltd now has a fully functional joinery shop.

Christo became a leader in the manufacturing and installation of decks and balustrades and always taking on bigger and more challenging projects became a complete joiner and specialist installer of more difficult and articulate projects. Through his passion, attention to detail, dedication and client satisfaction driven work ethics were awarded many prestigious installation projects based solely on these qualities.

The true success behind Woodmatrix was always to keep the company as small as possible and to promote from within, all the workers currently employed started out without any woodworking knowledge and were always selected purely on the basis of heart and now a combined experience of more than 55 years of coming from nowhere to passionate expert manufacturers and installers.