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, Maker Spotlight on July 22, 2010
I was just informed by Keith Brandman of Audio Nouveau that one of one of the most crucial components which sets him aside from the rest of the speaker business is that he has a very high WAF ; the highest in the industry to be precise. WAF, for [...]
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, Maker Spotlight on July 16, 2010
CustomMade artisan David Getts of David Getts Designer Builder Inc., as featured in the May/June issue of Fine Homebuilding magazine (#210)
“When a pro is set loose in his own kitchen, the results are functional and furniture grade”
After spending years building other people’s kitchens, I finally [...]
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, Maker Spotlight on June 14, 2010
CustomMade followers may have noticed someone familiar on the cover of the latest Fine Woodworking magazine, issue 213, July/August 2010. That’s CustomMade artisan Tony O’Malley of Tony O’Malley Custom Woodworking. Readers may recall that in February, Tony faced off with Gary Striegler of Craftsman Builders of Fayetteville, AR, in Fine Woodworking’s “Built-in Build Off.” The [...]
If you are in the market for furniture and are wondering if a custom-made piece is truly a better value when inexpensive mass-produced furniture is so readily available in retail stores, make sure you are getting all the facts. This segment from ABC’s Good Morning America from 2006, featuring woodworker Stewart Crick and author Jennifer [...]
CustomMade has been well represented in Custom Woodworking Business Magazine’s long running Design Portfolio Contest. In February, we congratulated CustomMade subscribers Culin & Colella, Inc., for winning the 2010 Design Portfolio Award for the Residential Furniture Built-In Category. We have some belated but much deserved congratulations for two more CustomMade artisans: Andrew Pitts of Andrew [...]
Today my fiancee Lisa and I had the pleasure of visiting with several custom metal workers, furniture makers, and custom glass and ceramic artists at the Paradise City Fairs of Fine and Functional Art in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
The show was very well put together and coordinated, and we really enjoyed it. I wanted to share [...]
“Now that you’ve bought that new flat-screen TV you face the problem: where am I going to put it?” If you’re facing this dilemma, guest blogger Tony O’Malley of Tony O’Malley Custom Woodworking has some suggestions for your consideration.
Your old TV was a chunky cube; the new flat-screen is a sleek elongated rectangle. Your [...]
Congratulations are in order to CustomMade.com subscribers Culin & Colella, Inc., winners of the 2010 Design Portfolio Award for Residential Furniture Built-In!
Winning Project: Entertainment Center
This entertainment center features butternut solids and veneers and carved elements. The size of this entertainment center caused several challenges including pre-assembly for fitting and installation. It took horizontal [...]
Sometimes using custom kitchen furniture instead of cabinets can be a viable option.
When CustomMade.com subscriber YesterTec first created their ‘unfitted’ line of Kitchen Workstation Furniture, their designers really didn’t think there was much of a difference between cabinetry and furniture. Not so as it turns out, the two concepts are as different as night [...]