2016 Wood Diamond Award
Northland Woodworks (Blaine, MN)
Main Category: Kitchen
Dollar Amount: Under $25,000
Sub Category: Best Overall
Briefly describe your business and the type of products manufactured.
We are a family owned and operated custom cabinet shop in its second generation. We manufacture euro frameless, traditional face frame, and inset cabinets, finished and unfinished.
What materials/species were used in this project/item?
Paint grade cabinets, baltic birch drawer boxes, Blum full extension under mount guides, Blum concealed soft close hinges, Ranger board MDF, ML Campbell Stealth Post Catalyzed Varnish
Describe, in detail, the project/item's construction
Euro Frameless full overlay construction.
What is the most unusual aspect or outstanding characteristic of this entry?
Molding and bracket details: The crown detail on the upper cabinets is a full 24" tall, created using a combination of moldings blocked out and stacked, and the wood hood brackets were custom made a massive 8" wide x 30" high.
How has being a member of the CMA benefited you and/or your business?
The CMA has given us a forum to ask questions, get answers and collaborate with other great cabinet makers and business people.
List any items that were outsourced.
The hood corbels were custom made by Osborne Wood Products.