A recent article in BusinessWeek discusses the history and rebirth of the Norwalk Custom Order Furniture Factory, a 107 year old Custom Sofa and Custom Chair manufacturer. At CustomMade.com, we are excited to hear that the custom furniture factory has stayed open for business and wish them all the best.
The BusinessWeek article states: “This [...]
Daniel Graupmann of Palomar College competed in the Reproduction Tables category category of the Post SecondaryFresh Wood Student competition at AWFS Fair Las Vegas. We sat down to have a talk about his beautiful oak desk, “Kurven.”
AWFS Fresh Wood Student Competition: Daniel Graupmann from CustomMade on Vimeo.
Here is an article in about staying local and going custom in The Business Journals. We enjoyed reading about how Greensboro, NC woodworker and founder of Forms & Fixtures, MM Reynolds, realized that outsourcing to China was not a viable option for her business. Forms & Fixtures specializes in high-end bathroom cabinetry and vanity pieces.
“Splinter” the Wooden Supercar was designed and built by Joe Harmon. It is an amazing custom work of art that took him two years to build. They are not yet done with designing the engine, but we would love to see this car on the road sometime soon! You can check out additional photos here:
John Barry and McKenzie Stevens of Halifax County High School competed in the Case Goods, Class Project category of the High School Fresh Wood Student competition at AWFS Fair Las Vegas.
AWFS Fresh Wood Student Competition: John Barry and McKenzie Stevens from CustomMade on Vimeo.
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Here’s a series of shots from day two of AWFS. CustomMade.com had a chance to do some great interviews with students competing in the Freshwood competition, so stay tuned for some great videos of these talks!
We wanted to give you a glimpse of some of the sights from AWFS Fair yesterday. Here are a few photos from around the show floor.
AWFS Fair Introduction from CustomMade on Vimeo.
Last January, we put together a survey of then current subscribers to CustomMade.com. Our results were a really good indication of our level of service, and the value that we add to each of our subscribers. The highlights: 93% of our subscribers are satisfied or highly satisfied with the value of CustomMade.com The average subscriber [...]
CustomMade.com Launches Revamped Website; Largest Online Custom Woodworking Marketplace Ready to Expand (link)
Established in 1997, CustomMade.com was purchased in January 2009 by Boston-based CustomMade Ventures, a privately funded corporation led by CEO Mike Salguero and Board Chairman Seth Rosen. The goal of the new owners was to rebuild the website to create a more [...]