Volleyball on a Tuesday

By | July 2nd, 2018|Categories: employees, Family Business, Lonsdale|Tags: , , |

Every month we have a lunch together as a company, usually on a Friday.  We talk about the projects that we're working on, challenges, goals, etc.  Sometimes this monthly lunch can [...]

New equipment!

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Family Business, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, shop equipment|Tags: , |

At Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures (and at R&L Woodcraft before that) we have always been dedicated to keeping up with the latest technology in and around our shop.  Over the last few months [...]

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.  [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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! [...]