The Millwork Blog2019-11-06T16:09:12+00:00

Tenant improvements never looked better!

By |July 31st, 2020|Categories: Booth Seating, Commercial Upholstery, Completed Jobs, Made in the USA, Tenant Improvement, Upholstery|Tags: , , , |

Handcrafted leather booths We had a new project in the upholstery department today that combined comfort, and fine craftsmanship.  Smooth leather seats combined with a diamond tufted back, they turned out beautiful! We are always happy [...]

Local restaurant makeover; Evies’ Soups & More

By |July 9th, 2020|Categories: Minnesota Millwork, MN, Restaurant Fixtures, Restaurant Makeover|Tags: , , , |

Le Center restaurant gets a makeover Restaurant makeover; Evies' Soups & More is a casual dining restaurant in Le Center, MN, known for its hearty home-cooked meals and welcoming atmosphere. Evie wanted to update the [...]

Surplus Woodworking Equipment, Fixtures, & Inventory

By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: Lonsdale, Made in the USA, Minnesota Millwork, Restaurant Fixtures, shop equipment, tables, woodworking|

Its Auction Time! We are cleaning house and selling a surplus of items from our warehouse. The "Surplus Woodworking Equipment, Fixtures, & Inventory" auction is open and begins closing on June 6th. You can find more [...]

Expanding Our Shop, Expanding Our Capabilities

By |April 17th, 2020|Categories: Made in the USA, Minnesota Industry, Minnesota Millwork, Upholstery|Tags: , , |

We've recently upgraded our upholstery department to its very own division!  We've added a 12,000 square foot warehouse in neighboring Montgomery to conduct our upholstery manufacturing.  With six full time and 10 temporary [...]

Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures COVID-19 Prevention & Preparation

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Dear Valued Customer, We want to provide you with an update on how we at Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures are addressing the challenges of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Like you, we are deeply concerned and want [...]

Booth Minis

By |March 11th, 2020|Categories: Booth Seating, display fixtures, Made in the USA, Minnesota Millwork, Upholstered Seating|Tags: , , , , |

Our creative team has ideas.  Lots of them.  Space is often limited and we find the best ways to convey our ideas to customers is to build them miniature versions of their booths.  [...]

Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures, Business of the Year!

By |February 5th, 2020|Categories: employees, Family Business, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, Minnesota Industry, Minnesota Millwork|Tags: , , , |

Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures named Lonsdale Business of the Year!! Proud, honored and excited are just a few words to describe the reactions from the team! We appreciate that Lonsdale’s business leaders view [...]

Live Edge & Reclaimed Wood

By |January 1st, 2020|Categories: bars, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, MN, tables, woodworking|Tags: , , , |

Live edge & reclaimed wood table tops and bar tops built just for you! Our talented staff transformed live edge wood slabs and reclaimed wood into some truly beautiful pieces. These one of a kind pieces [...]

Restaurant In Progress

By |December 20th, 2019|Categories: Booth Seating, interchangeable cushions, Upholstered Seating, waiting benches|Tags: , , , , |

Pausing for a second to show off some gorgeous new booths & benches we've got going in the back of the shop.  We do so much with wood trim that in contrast this clean painted white [...]

Equipment Upgrade

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: Lonsdale, Minnesota Industry, shop equipment, Uncategorized, woodworking|Tags: , , , , |

Keeping up to date on equipment keeps our shop running at top efficiency and keeps our capabilities cutting edge.  New equipment is an investment, and the curation of the right mix of new and old machinery is [...]

Representing Minnesota Manufacturing

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: Lonsdale, Made in the USA, Minnesota Industry, Minnesota Millwork, MN|Tags: , , , , , |

Last week we hosted Steve Grove, the MN Department of Employment and Economic Development Commissioner, to discuss our industry, challenges in manufacturing and Minnesota Business.  The commissioner is rolling out an ambitious plan for 2020 with big goals.  [...]

We can build anything. And we do.

By |July 31st, 2019|Categories: Booth Seating, display fixtures, employees, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, Minnesota Millwork, MN, Restaurant Fixtures, Upholstered Seating|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

There's a laundry list of things we take pride in, but we can sum it up simply:  We can build anything; we build it well. In fact our capabilities for building exceed the ideas that one team [...]

New products, new possibilities

By |July 10th, 2019|Categories: Booth Seating, interchangeable cushions, Made in the USA, Minnesota Millwork, Upholstered Seating, waiting benches|Tags: , , , , |

I met last week with our Stinson rep to catch up on new products and patterns.  No one knows quality performance fabrics, vinyls, non-PVCs, and now silicone options more than Clayton.  As always, it was educational.  I've [...]