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

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 [...]

Finished Bowling Alley Interior

By |May 24th, 2019|Categories: bars, booth seating, Completed Jobs, display fixtures, Made in the USA, Minnesota Millwork, point of sale, Restaurant Fixtures, tables, Upholstered Seating|Tags: |

Bowlero is a new customer to us and we love the design details that we get to work on with them.  Design collaboration is an area that we strive for excellence in. The biggest design and production [...]

Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures Installs New Kundig Sander

By |February 8th, 2019|Categories: shop equipment, tables, woodworking|Tags: , , , , |

This week at Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures, we installed a new precision Kundig sander in our facility.  Kundig is a Swiss engineered sanding machine, the name Kundig is world renowned and known for high end precision [...]

Best New Vendor 2018!

By |October 4th, 2018|Categories: booth seating, chairs, Completed Jobs, point of sale, Restaurant Fixtures|Tags: , , , , , |

Minnesota Millwork named best new vendor.  On September 25, in Tampa, Florida, Front Burner Brands held their annual Golden Fork Awards.  Minnesota Millwork and Fixtures won the award for Best New Vendor in 2018.  In 2018 Minnesota [...]

Finished Project- The Melting Pot

By |August 2nd, 2018|Categories: booth seating, chairs, Completed Jobs, Restaurant Fixtures, Upholstered Seating|Tags: , , , , |

Everything is better dipped in cheese.  Or chocolate.  Here's a restaurant that celebrates fondue, great concept right?!  And we haven't even gotten to the interior yet! The seating for this restaurant has been fun for [...]

New booth project

By |April 18th, 2018|Categories: booth seating, chairs, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, Minnesota Millwork, MN, Upholstered Seating|Tags: , , , , , , |

A new customer of ours is collaborating with our designer for all of the seating in their restaurant.  We love a creative collaborative effort!  This fabric was initially chosen to be tufted for the booths.  On the [...]

Rearranging Restaurant Furniture

By |March 14th, 2018|Categories: booth seating, Restaurant Fixtures, Upholstered Seating|Tags: , , , , , , |

How often do you walk into your favorite restaurant and find they've rearranged?  *awkward pause while I anticipate inquisitive looks* Yeah, me either. Everything is in exactly the same place, or there has been a recent [...]