South Shore Featured in Boat US Magazine

Bring your nautical lifestyle indoors with woodwork by South Shore Millwork. Our recent products featured in Boat US Magazine capture the essence of nautical design, merging your favorite seasonal activity with your interior decor.

Fine millwork is a staple on yachts and luxury boats. Countertops, vaulted beadboard ceilings and sturdy bunks all radiate the richness of maple, mahogany and other durable species. All of these motifs can be recreated by South Shore Millwork craftsmen, notwithstanding the smallest details. Customize your space with tiered porthole windows by South Shore for a complete nautical look.

In the article “Ship to Shore,” Boat US Magazine showcased custom cabinets by South Shore Millwork. The curvature of the cabinets is a nod to the organic form of ocean waves. The unit is constructed of solid maple with matching veneers. It contains over a dozen drawers for storage with style.

Create custom cabinets by calling 508.226.5500.

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South Shore Presents at Residential Design and Construction Show

South Shore Millwork will appear at the Residential Design and Construction Show in the Seaport World Trade Center of Boston. Join us on April 28th and 29th.

There will be hundreds of innovative residential products on display by the northeast’s top design and build companies. There are also a variety of workshops, including Thursday’s session on repairing and restoring windows on historic buildings. Attendees will learn more about the historic restoration process for delicate and finely designed windows. South Shore Millwork completes historic renovations including custom windows, window seals, mouldings and more to accurately renovate your historic home or business. While we have an extensive background in the field, South Shore Millwork participates in workshops and conferences regularly, staying up-to-date on the latest design and technology trends.  Schedule your consultation today by calling 508.226.5500.

South Shore Millwork will occupy booth number 455. Visit us on Thursday between 10:00am and 5:30pm or on Friday from the hours of 10:00am and 3:00pm.


Historic Reproductions by South Shore Millwork

The character and unique qualities of historic homes are matchless. The intricacy of detail in fine molding and woodworking sets historic homes apart from their contemporary counterparts. South Shore Millwork can reproduce historic elements to give your residence or building old world charm.

South Shore Millwork specializes in numerous wooden products to complement your traditional designs. Our moulding includes accents such as baseboards, crown mouldings, and casings. Add a touch of distinction to your space using chair rails, raised panels, and wainscoting. We also create custom handrails, balustrades and banisters for your staircase. In addition to custom windows, South Shore Millwork creates custom window seals in a variety of depths.

If you own a residence or commercial property with historic attributes, contact South Shore Millwork for a consultation regarding the restoration of current structures.

The beauty of any space lies in the details. Contact South Shore Millwork at 888.903.5308 for classic touches to your home or business.

Residential Custom Storage Solutions

South Shore Millwork has a history of designing elegant, traditional storage solutions. Our full service custom shop and skilled artisans allow clients to unlock their creativity for wooden structures that are unique to their lifestyle and tastes.

Bookshelves are not just for books. Custom shelving and cabinetry by South Shore Millwork allows clients to create spaces of varying heights and depths. With these variations, clients can store books, records, and magazines as well as collectibles, antiques, and artwork.

Create additional storage around existing structures such as your current entertainment center, bar, or fireplace. Or turn your headboard into a multi-functional space with storage for books, recessed lighting for reading, built-in speakers and more. Add built-in storage under your bed and under window seats. Create a custom reading nook in your office or in an architectural recess of your home. The possibilities are endless.

Call 888.903.5308 or visit our website to get started on your custom wooden  storage units.

Contemporary Woodworking

People often associate architectural millwork with a more traditional aesthetic, but at South Shore Millwork, we believe custom woodworking can enhance any project, whether traditional or contemporary. We work on everything from historic preservation projects to chic, modern interiors, like this stunning room featuring wall paneling and a minimalist built-in.

If you are an architect, contractor, or interior designer, contact us today for help with your next project. From residential to commercial to historic renovations, we do it all with a commitment to quality and customer service, as evidenced by our Architectural Woodwork Institute Quality Shop Certification. Visit our website  (linked above) to learn more about our operation and see examples of our fine woodworking.

Fire Rated Doors

There’s no doubt that sometimes, form must follow function. However, with South Shore Millwork’s fire rated wood doors, you can have style and safety all at once.

We have hundreds of styles of fire-rated doors, as well as unlimited custom capabilities, ensuring that you can find the 20 to 90-minute fire doors that fulfill the safety needs of your project without sacrificing your vision. There is no need to resort to flush doors with plant-on mouldings when South Shore Millwork can provide full panel relief, engineered to match our non-rated doors.

Besides allowing you to keep a consistent style amongst all of the doors, our products also allow you to keep the same thickness up to a 90-minute fire rating. While some fire-rated door manufacturers make you jump up to 2 1/4″ thickness for a higher fire rating, our products have been specially engineered and tested to allow for a 1 3/4″ thickness up to a 90-minute rating.

For more information on our fire-rated doors, visit South Shore Millwork.

Attention to Detail

We know that the architects, contractors, and designers we work with care about attention to detail, and we take that responsibility seriously at South Shore Millwork. Our Boston area shop embodies that ideal through meeting tight schedules, fulfilling unique needs, and making sure that our clients receive the product they are expecting. We are a fully custom shop, and only carry raw stock.

From elegant offices to cool contemporary restaurants, we do it all. Take a look at these examples of our work, and visit our Commercial gallery to see how our high-quality woodwork can transform a space, add elegance, and create the perfect corporate environment for any business.

Are you a contractor, architect, or designer looking for an Architectural Woodwork Institute Certified Quality Woodworking shop? If so, visit our website to learn more about our company.

Valspar Releases Style Predictions

We ran across some interesting news on the Architectural Woodwork Institute site recently- international paint and coatings company Valspar has released a report on upcoming style trends.

According to the report, rich, dark finishes are still highly popular, but there is also a trend towards mixing finishes, like neutral wood with a vivid accent piece, or juxtaposing salvaged wood with higher-tech finishes for an eclectic look. Director of Global Wood Business Development at Valspar, Edwin Messer was quoted, saying

“In wood, finish is the distinguishing touch that makes the style statement on the best furniture, cabinetry and woodcraft pieces…It is finish that creates the apirational element to a finished wooded piece. Whether it’s furniture, kitchen cabinets, windows, doors or moldings, the coatings that are used and how they are innovatively applied with a master craftsman’s touch can increase the perceived value of a piece and differentiate upper-end products from lower-end options.”

To read more about upcoming wood trends, check out the 2011 PEEK Style Guide. If you are a New England contractor, designer, or architect, contact South Shore Millwork today and let us help you with your next fine woodworking project. We are an AWI Certified Quality woodworking business.

See more photos of our work on our Portfolio page.

Boston Residential Design & Construction Show

The Boston Residential Design & Construction Show is getting closer, and we certainly hope you’ll come by and see us!

This conference, organized by the Boston Society of Architects, will feature workshops, lectures, and an exhibit hall with over 200 New England businesses displaying a variety of services and products. You can register for a free access pass to the exhibit hall, featuring:

  • The Lounge- Meet and mingle with others in the home design and construction industry. There will be book signings, happy hour, and more.
  • Portfolio Showcase- View portfolios of residential design projects submitted by architecture, interior design, landscape design, and other participating firms.
  • Photo Gallery- See projects from top New England design firms.
  • BSA Store- Shop for books, home and travel products, and much more. BSA members get 20% off their purchases.

The Residential Design and Construction Show will take place at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center on April 28th and 29th, 2011. South Shore Millwork will be at booth 455 in the Exhibitors Hall, so stop by and say hi!

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