2018 Wood Diamond Award
The Artisan Shop (Loveland, CO)
Main Category: Kitchen
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 in this project include the following:
-Clear Select Walnut - Clear Natural
-Custom interior - Ultra Matte Acrylic
-Blum Legrabox with Ultra Matte Acrylic drawer boxes & roll-outs
Describe, in detail, the project/item's construction
This projects construction is European Frameless. The wood species is Clear Select Walnut and has custom cabinet Ultra Matte Acrylic interior. The 3/4" panels are raised matching the door style. There is no toe kick. Instead custom adjustable stainless steel legs were created to raise cabinetry off the floor. The drawer box front are solid flat slab and have the Blum Legrabox with Ultra Matte Acrylic bottoms.
What is the most unusual aspect or outstanding characteristic of this entry?
The most unusual aspect of this project would be the custom adjustable stainless steel legs under all the cabinetry in this kitchen. The custom Ultra Matte Acrylic for the cabinet interiors and drawers boxes is a bit out of the ordinary.
List any items that were outsourced.
Ultra Matte Acrylic - Premier EuroCase
Adjustable Stainless Steel Legs - Element
Bi Pass doors & track - Element
Clear/Frosted Glass - Handy Glass
Hinges and Legra boxes - 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.