Tag Archives: Millwork

Recent innovations in custom millwork

Among carpentry specialists in commercial construction, the distinction between casework and millwork resides in the custom-made nature of the latter. Although one would not say casework amounts to ‘making boxes,’ it is nevertheless the case that some recent innovative millwork projects have amplified the distinction between assembly line carpentry fixtures and custom-made ones. This article highlights two such projects.

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Millwork and net zero: Back to the future

Architectural woodwork has been around since the beginnings of human civilization, for both decorative and practical uses. Traditional construction methods and design evolved to cope with variable conditions, specifically wide swings in temperature and humidity. As interior environments are increasingly controlled, it has become possible to ignore some of the more traditional rules of design; sometimes successfully.

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