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

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 [...]

Minimalism and furniture

By |February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Booth Seating, Made in the USA, Upholstered Seating|Tags: , , |

As with many Americans, I grow tired of clutter, things, and stuff, and I'm enamored with minimalism, though with my Amazon Prime account and 4 kids, I struggle to achieve it. I may not [...]

What’s new in the shop… this year

By |January 11th, 2018|Categories: Booth Seating, interchangeable cushions, Restaurant Fixtures, Upholstered Seating|Tags: , , |

We love making booths.  Our upholstery department has been having a great time with some new custom booths, with some great fabrics and finishes that we all can't help but get excited about! [...]

Christmas 2017 at Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures

By |December 20th, 2017|Categories: employees, Family Business, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, MN|

On Saturday Randall and Cindy treated us, their employees, to a nice dinner and some fantastic entertainment, celebrating another great year of working together.  Having a look back, what a terrific year it's been!  We have doubled [...]

Santa visits Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures

By |December 11th, 2017|Categories: employees, Family Business, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, MN|

Santa made his 2nd annual visit to Minnesota Millwork and Fixtures on Saturday to visit our employees' families.  Few if any warnings for behavior were issued; it appeared everyone who came made the nice list this [...]

What’s new in the shop…

By |December 8th, 2017|Categories: bars, Booth Seating, Made in the USA, point of sale, Restaurant Fixtures, Upholstered Seating|

Booths!  Our upholstery team is hard at it with some fantastic seating in the works.  They have turned out some beautiful pieces lately! These ladies (and [...]