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Portland Hilltop House

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A unique project, where we did the cabinets, stair, and several miscellaneous pieces for a custom home in Portland designed by the famed Olson Kundig Architects and built by Green Gables Design and Restoration. One of the highlights of the home is the mill-finish steel island in the kitchen. The result of collaboration between several different artisans and […]

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Bora 360 House

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Cover feature of the September 2014 issue of Dwell: the staircase for the 360 house was an exercise in precision and planning. Designed by Bora Architects, and built by Green Gables Design and Restoration. We worked closely with the architect, builder, and other craftsmen on the project. The main piece of our work is a free-standing staircase in […]

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Free Standing Wreath

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This elegant stair features compound bent wood handrails that follow the flow of the stair stringers and balustrade panels. The structural integrity of the stair means that it is free-standing, and only needs to be attached where it touches the two floors without any support under the cantilevered belly of the wreath. We fabricated the […]

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Precious Metals

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For this exceptional project we worked very closely with Aaron Stewart Home to bring the concept into reality. The primary style statements of this kitchen is the use of blackened stainless as the face of all the cabinet drawers and door fronts, as well as the large Western Walnut slab top used for the island. Every drawer, door, […]

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Mass Timber Spiral

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This staircase is a truly special project to come out of the MW Design Workshop.  We worked extensively with the clients, architect, interior designer, builder, and other trades to achieve this fully integrated feature in the home. The challenge we had was to create a stunning, aesthetically pleasing stair using Mass Plywood Panel (MPP), a structural mass […]

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Manzanita on First

By admin / March 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

This staircase, in a custom home on the Oregon Coast in Manzanita, is far more than meets the eye.  The stair base was built using traditional housed-and-wedged construction in a more modern, contemporary style.  This construction method means that the staircase is an integrated whole, being fitted together like a piece of furniture in our shop […]

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Joie de Vivre

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A modern, three-story staircase in blackened steel and western maple. We built this stair for “Joie de Vivre”, a home built by Brian Schmidt Builder for the 2015 NW Natural Street of Dreams.  The stair capitalizes on a strong modern industrial aesthetic: letting the natural beauty of the materials shine. All the handrail and treads are in western […]

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