Oftentimes when people see the word ‘Custom’ to describe a handmade table or other wood projects means that it must be ‘extra expensive’. Although this may be true some of the time, most custom-built furniture is actually cheaper than those from a popular online store!
One of my biggest peeves is when sellers or retailers over use trendy words like Rustic/Wedding/Reclaimed to increase the cost of a product. Not only will you most likely be paying more, but you will be getting LESS! Almost all commercial manufacturers use sub-par quality materials to get a larger profit (hint, hint it’s pine haha).
They mass produce so thousands of other people will have the exact same piece of furniture. (like the ‘apothecary table’ in Friends). Perhaps the most important point of all is just the quality.
Although some custom-built pieces may cost double up front, you will NEVER have to buy a new one because of it breaking. These are quality pieces that are truly meant to last. They will become a part of your home that you will one day be able to give to a family member for them to cherish.
Skilled woodworking is quickly becoming a lost trade, especially with the loss of wood shop classes in America’s schools. Custom-built furniture is individually crafted by hand to my customer’s specifications. You’re not only getting quality, you’re getting years of practice, sweat, and passion. When you buy custom you support a Family, not a corporation.
So if you’ve had your eye on a beautiful piece of furniture, but it was a little too small or big or not enough shelving, then please send me a few pictures and specifications and I can create something perfect for you. I’m sure you’ll be happily surprised with what we can design together!