Without the right finishing touch things can go downhill in a hurry. This applies to so many things especially when it comes to the trim/ mouldings in your home. Think about it, you’ve put all that effort into selecting the right floor coverings, paint color and what to hang on the walls. With that much time spent planning; you certainly wouldn’t want to botch the whole thing with the wrong trim work. Continue reading
You’ve heard of blended wool, but have you heard of blended wood?
If you’ve ever walked into a room in which the furniture, flooring, and trim use only one wood species, you know that too much matching can backfire. Same, same, and same can make a room look flat and bland. It’s good to mix up woods in a room. It can also be good to do it within a single piece of woodwork—whether a piece of furniture, a banister, or cabinetry.
In our custom millwork shop, we blend woods into one-of-a-kind pieces all the time. Sometimes customers come to us with specific species they want combined. Mostly they look to us for guidance, and we’re happy to give it. Continue reading
75 years is a long time. In 75 years, we have seen a world war, a housing boom, social change for equality, a man on the moon…and unmanned machines on Mars. We have watched trends begin, end and start again. We have watched our city grow rapidly yet keep the charm that we all know surrounds Madison.