2018 Wood Diamond Award
The Artisan Shop (Loveland, CO)
Main Category: Architectural Millwork
Sub Category: European
Dollar Amount: $25,000 - $50,000
Briefly describe your business and the type of products manufactured.
We are a proud Colorado company with a state of the art production facility combining today’s modern technology with the hands-on craftsmanship of true artisans. We make all of our doors, drawer fronts, drawer boxes and the majority of our accessories in-house. Our experienced designers and artisans transform the finest raw materials into spectacular award winning projects.
What materials/species were used in this project/item?
The materials/species used for this project include the following:
-Rustic Knotty Alder
-Matching wood interior on bookcase
Describe, in detail, the project/item's construction
This project is construction is European Frameless. The wood species is Rustic Knotty Alder with matching wood interior on the bookcases. The fillers are fluted with Rosette and installed at a radius. There are curved panels on the ends to accommodate the columns.
What is the most unusual aspect or outstanding characteristic of this entry?
The most unusual aspect for this project would include the custom curved crown and egg and dart moulding. Also the coulmns in 8" diameter, custom curved wood top and furniture toe base make this an outstanding entry.
List any items that were outsourced.
Rosettes, Egg & Dart Moulding - Osborne
Soft Close Hinges - Blum
How has being a member of the CMA benefited you and/or your business?
As members of the CMA, we hope to leverage the knowledge base of other members as well as share our extensive experience in cabinetry and fine woodworking with others in our industry. The CMA forum is a great resource to share experiences, technical know-how, and make contact with other craftsmen in our vast, but tight knit woodworking community.