Around the House

January 19, 2016

The handmade wooden furniture shown here represents great examples of our devotion to client needs and satisfaction.   Each piece was designed and built as custom woodworking with input from the client.   There are items that range from ornate classics to art work for a wall to fun projects for a specific purpose.  We hope these pieces give you some ideas for your own home.

Call us at (847) 280-0182, or email us at greg@gccustomwoodworking.com, or use the Contact Us form on this website.

 

 

Ornate Cabinet.

Unique design to fit into a specific space.  Cabinet measures 36″ wide x 35″ tall.  The sides are an asymetrical shape in order to fit into a corner of the room.  All the wood is hand selected cherry with a finish that complements several other antique pieces in the room.  The lion head pulls are antiques from a demolished Chicago mansion and thought to be more than a century old.   Since the cabinet is placed beneath a large screen TV hanging on the wall, the inside is designed to permit the installation of a DVD player on the top shelf, with ample storage on two shelves below.  This piece is the result of close consultation with the client who had specific needs and taste.

        

Reclaimed Wood Wallpiece.

This is about 30″ square.  Made entirely of reclaimed wood salvaged from the client’s back yard.  This the kind of custom woodworking that can make a simple space into something unique and special.  The art work can be designed and sized to just about any dimension.

Classic Corner Cabinet.

Ample storage in upper and lower cabinets.  Fits snugly into the corner of the room.  The unique design and finish are the result of consultation with the client to develop a one-of-a-kind solution.  This custom furniture is built in the classic New England style of corner cabinet and is finished with a milk paint color blend to complement other furnishings in this room.  The two cabinets flank a large picture window at the end of a room.

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Jewelry Armoire

Designed and finished to client specifications.  Holds rings, bracelets, and necklaces safely.  The client has specific demands for storage in a design that is meant to be fun and lively.   Each of the seven drawers include handmade wooden dividers to keep the jewelry safe.  The sides open for access to storage areas for long necklaces.  This is another example of our devotion to custom woodworking that meets the client’s needs.

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Jewelry Cases

For the top of a dresser.  Woods can range from domestic to exotic to enhance the look.

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Classic Game Table

Made of oak.  Game board is solid maple and walnut.

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Cigar Humidor

This is a special item that incorporates a mixture of woods (cherry wood case, spanish cedar lining and cigar drawers, walnut base) and holds large collection of cigars in perfect atmosphere.  This custom furniture piece also includes an automatic humidifier to maintain proper moisture content for the cigars as well as LED’s mounted inside to make it easier to see the cigars.

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Desktop Cigar Humidor

Nearly limitless choices for wood, all with spanish cedar lining, humidifier, and hygrometer.   The humidor shown here is made of cherry, walnut, and maple.  The interior is kiln-dried spanish cedar.

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Corner Cabinet

This item is designed to complement existing furniture and sized to fit into a specific corner.  It is made of select cherry hardwoods.

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Free-standing Mud Room Hutch

Designed to fit perfectly in the client’s space and provide storage for the entire family.

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Oak Plant Stand

Perfect to dress up an unused corner in a room.  Convenient storage built into the base.

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Roll-Around Utility Island/Cabinet

Full-extension, self-closing drawers provide abundant storage. Cabinet features a maple butcher block top with a drop-down wing for more counter space when you need it.

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Roll-Around Utility Cart.

Perfect for someone who needs to sit while working in the kitchen.  Designed to match existing cabinetry.  Features a solid maple butcher block top with a drop down shelf and a pull-out bins for trash and recycling.

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Unique and fun Cutting Boards and Trivets for the kitchen made with a variety of hardwoods and finished with food-safe oil.

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Personal Mirror and Storage for a foyer or inside a closet.  Features a lift-up shelf with storage inside and pegs below to hang additional small items.  Wood is hand selected maple or cherry depending on the look the client wants to create.

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Entertainment Center designed to fit the space with room for components, full-extension drawers, and open cubbies.  Finish matches existing decor of the room.

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