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

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 [...]

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 [...]