Architectural Restoration & Preservation
There are some clients of ours we serve who feel strongly enough about their homes heritage that it justifies our services. Although we are predominately a custom woodworking business, we have been known to help a few clients restore/preserve areas of their homes. For instance, Window restoration/preservation is an area we specialized in for a period of time. The typical request for restoration is usually about an entry door or windows improperly working. Some of the work can be
Our first commercial restoration job was on the Gatehouse in Manhattan Island in New York. All the windows and doors needed to be replaced. However, they needed to look just like the originals. This old stone building is now completely restored, and it is used as a performing arts center on the campus of the City College of New York. The windows are all red oak with many rectangular stained glass pieces. They are housed in cast iron jambs above standard clear glass windows in round “portal” openings or over four entrance doors.
If you have any questions about a project you have in mind, please feel free to contact us. We are focusing more on custom built pieces currently rather than the restoration and preservation projects. However, we are open any discussion to help you acquire what you are searching for.