From Cuphead to Kijiji

Know-how helps custom wood shop thrive in inner city Exposure to different environments and conversations can take you anywhere. The origin story for this shop...

Count on it: Custom millwork founded on accountability

The weather may be warm now, but in that autumn snowstorm on a dark, early morning, an iffy GPS has led to me into...

Architect-ready: Windows respond to high-end demands

When architects want to wow a high-end budget client, giant windows and craftsman doors can make a satisfying statement about status, taste and function. Loewen...

Another box builder? No.

Quality hums at custom cabinet shop Nestled in a leafy family neighbourhood in Winnipeg, Man., custom cabinet shop Mosiac Millwork has been serving the local...

Old world technical ingenuity at home on the prairie

The land in southern Manitoba may be flat as a billiard table, but the ambition here is a mountainous as the Rockies. Over generations, Germans...

Barns reborn as custom furniture

Wooden antiques are not always hidden away in upscale shops and grandparents’ homes. Sometimes they hide in plain sight, littering rural roads across Canada and...

Door and countertop production driven by people, technology

When Fernand Belanger opened his Montreal, Que., business in 1965, he was a countertop pioneer working with particle board and laminate. Fifty-plus years later,...

The shop of the future – now

When a wood shop wants to automate its manufacturing operations, often one or two processes get a high-tech upgrade. Not so Muskoka Cabinet Company...

Premium commercial grade

Commercial work is the primary goal for custom architectural millwork shop Western Millcraft in Edmonton, Alta. Owner Greg Clark is quite clear about that. “It is...

Millwork and upholstery go hand in glove

Next time you tuck into a stack of pancakes at an IHOP restaurant in Alberta, chances are you’re sitting in a booth created by...