Custom Bases for Live Edge Slabs

At Capital City Millwork, we are always looking for new product opportunities that we can provide for our customers so that you can make your home truly stand apart. We are pleased to announce that we are now working with Jaron over at Wind and Fire Chimes to bring creative custom bases for your live edge slabs! These custom bases will give your live edge furniture a completely distinct look.

A live edge slab by itself is just a large piece of wood until you give it a base. Bases are an essential element of live edge slabs and a […]

April 5th, 2017|

Using Wood Slabs for Tables

Wood slab tables are becoming more and more popular these days. They have always been around, but they are making a comeback as a unique and stylish accent to your living space that blends well with many style choices.


What are wood slab tables?

Wood slab tables, otherwise known as live edge tables, are handmade tables that have been crafted in such a way that at least one of the outer edges of the tree is preserved. “Live Edge” is referring to the living part of the tree or rough exterior. Each table is custom made and carries a sense of […]

December 14th, 2016|

16 Completely Unique Uses of Wood Slabs

Wood slabs are most commonly used as counters or tables to give the furniture some character. Live edge slabs are especially popular because they can really make a room feel alive. There are plenty of ways to liven up a room without adding a table or counter, though. These completely unique uses of wood slabs prove that there are tons of ways to add the rustic charm of wood slabs to any room. Whether an exotic wood slab or domestic, these creative ideas are beautiful touches to a room or home.

1. Wine Rack

A wood slab is a […]

September 7th, 2016|

Easy Barnwood: The New Alternative to Reclaimed Barnwood

Everyone loves the rustic charm of reclaimed barnwood. It can be a beautiful addition to any home and its versatility allows you to add it to almost any room in a number of creative ways. Almost everyone is looking for ways to add it to their home’s décor. Unfortunately, reclaimed barnwood can be expensive and difficult to install for many people. Not only that, but unless you buy it from a reputable dealer such as Capital City Millwork, reclaimed wood can contain contaminants such as lead, arsenic and mold.

Luckily, we have a solution for those problems. Easy Barnwood is […]

July 25th, 2016|

7 Places to Add Sliding Barn Doors

7 Places to Add Sliding Barn Doors

Sliding barn doors provide a rustic charm that many homeowners desire. These popular items add a ton of character and they are practical as well. If you’re in need of sliding barn door inspiration, these 7 unique uses for barn doors should do the trick.


Pantries – One of the most common uses of sliding barn doors is for pantries. Sliding barn doors provide easy access to the pantry and also add a rustic feel to the kitchen. The beauty of adding sliding barn doors to your pantry is that you can just as easily […]

March 30th, 2016|

2016 Interior Design Trends: Sliding Barn Doors

Like fashion and art, there are new trends in interior design every year. Styles that were once popular are revived with a modern twist and it gives life to a brand new style. One of the hottest interior design styles is a product that has seen the aforementioned revival: sliding barn doors.

The original purpose of sliding doors on barns was to allow farmers to open the doors to the barn without letting in a rush of cold air. This design was an improvement over doors that swung open and thus became the standard design of barn doors.

As the farming […]

March 4th, 2016|

Capital City Millwork Featured in Westerville365

Capital City Millwork was recently featured in Westerville365 2015 fall edition. It was written by Steph Greegor, and photos are provided by Chris Parker.


November 23rd, 2015|

Stair Anatomy Part 2

Stair Anatomy Part 1 discussed the two basic styles of stairway structure: post-to-post and over-the-post. The post-to-post style pairs well with traditional, rustic or European influenced homes, where the handrail sits on top of the newel, and a decorative top piece sits on the surface of the handrail. Over-the-post is the opposite of post-to-post where there is no decorative top piece, and the handrails sit directly on top of the newels and balusters throughout the whole staircase. Many over-the-post styles have a modern, contemporary feel, but can be transformed into traditional styles by adding detailed balusters. Stair Anatomy Part 2 displays a graphic of the important stair parts and their definitions.


November 12th, 2015|

Choosing the Right Exotic Flooring

There are few things more striking than walking through the front door to a home laden with beautiful, striking wood floors. With apparent grain texture, the smoothness creates a sleek, sophisticated style that stands above other forms of flooring. Hardwood floors are one of the most desirable design components of a home, so it’s important to research different varieties, colors and patterns to see how wood floors can enhance the beauty of your home.


November 6th, 2015|

How to Choose the Perfect Interior Doors

Although it may seem like a small aspect of a home renovation project, choosing an interior door can actually present an opportunity for a statement piece. Doors are offered in many types of wood, finishes, styles, shapes, and sizes; the options are nearly endless and can be tailored to any style of home. Doors provide a great compliment to home décor, so here are a few ways to customize an interior door to your design vision.


October 9th, 2015|