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16 Completely Unique Uses of Wood Slabs

September 7th, 2016|

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 neat [...]

Choosing the Right Exotic Flooring

November 6th, 2015|

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. […]

Now Introducing: The “Friendly Wall”

August 26th, 2014|

A growing trend in home décor is incorporating eco-friendly concepts into new homes and home remodels. Working with wood and reclaimed lumber on a daily basis, the Capital City Millwork team is dedicated to this concept and love to “go green!” That’s why we are excited to incorporate our new product, Friendly Wall, into our wide selection of custom millwork and lumber options for the home. […]

New at Capital City Millwork: Secret Doors

August 19th, 2014|

We have all seen them in old movies - bookcases that lead to secret rooms. Well, our team at Capital City Millwork is excited to say that we can make those childhood dreams come true. We are now offering “Secret Doors” to our list of featured products. Our moving bookcase doors are both an exciting addition to boring closet or basement doors, as well as a practical one, as they add space for additional storage. The Secret Doors are ideal for bedroom closets, kitchen pantries, hidden closets, laundry rooms, and home offices, among other things. They come in two forms [...]

Holmes Lumber of the Highest Quality: The Story Behind Lumbering in Holmes County

August 11th, 2014|

At Capital City Millwork we pride ourselves on the quality and craftsmanship of our material. 95% of the material we use comes from Holmes County in Northeastern Ohio. With numerous lumber yards to choose from in the mid-west, we have found the material from Holmes County to be of the highest quality. The craftsmanship and detail put into the material, whether it be new or reclaimed, surpass local competitors. Throughout our years of operation, we have tried a few different lumber suppliers, but the Holmes County lumber mill keeps us coming back and always keeps us happy. Our friends at [...]

Adding the Decorative Touches for the Memorial Tournament

May 26th, 2014|

Last year before the Memorial Tournament, Muirfield Village Golf Club’s clubhouse underwent renovations to impress the masses arriving for the tournament. Barbara, Jack Nicklaus’s wife, closely worked on the project, making many of the decisions and overseeing interior design changes and décor. Starting just after the season closed in October, the project wrapped up just before the golf tournament in May 2013 and Capital City Millwork was there to help add those finishing touches which pull a look together. As the Memorial Tournament approaches again, updates are being made and details made perfect for the week-long golf tournament. Walking around [...]

How to Use Barn Siding or Reclaimed Wood

March 31st, 2014|

Barn siding, or reclaimed wood, is a great material to create a signature look or piece of furniture in your home. The wood comes from old barns – 100-150 years old – that have been taken down and dismantled. It is then sold to a millwork company such as Capital City Millwork. Once it arrives at a millwork, the wood is power washed to remove any paint or chemicals including lead-based paint. From there it is placed in a kiln to assure there are no bugs or micro-organisms alive in the wood. The kiln also dries the wood to the [...]

Top 5 Things to Look at When Choosing a Millwork Company

March 25th, 2014|

1. Customer Service When choosing a millwork company, take note of your first impression. Listen to what they say to you, as a customer, and whether their words reflect integrity. Think of the company as a whole and whether or not they have a reputation – good or bad. Question if you will get your delivery promptly and completely or if you should expect delays and products to be back-ordered. Observe if you are assisted by one person throughout the process or if several people are handling your account. Consider the quality of service and your experience as a customer. [...]

Teak Wood

January 23rd, 2014|

Used in making chairs, tables, bookshelves, and fine furniture, teak is the preferred wood of many for its unique look, quality and longevity. When it comes to decorating your home,  teak furniture is a great way to add elegance and class. In the most exclusive homes throughout the world the finishes and furnishings that adorn the houses often include the lavish decorum of a piece of teak. Because it is considered to be an exotic hardwood, teak is sought out for its naturally water resistant properties that produce the rich dark coloring of the wood from the resins that are [...]