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

New booth design!

By |July 24th, 2017|Categories: Booth Seating, Made in the USA, Restaurant Fixtures, Upholstered Seating|Tags: , , , |

We love designing custom pieces for our customers.  So when we had the opportunity to work with the design team for one of our favorite repeat customers on a new booth design we were thrilled to make them [...]

Happy Birthday Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures!

By |June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Family Business, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, MN|Tags: |

Next week marks the one year anniversary of the sale of R&L Woodcraft from Randy and Lori Stangler to Randall and Cindy Rivers.  While we've been planning the name change all year, it is also the day [...]

Project Complete: Apres Rental

By |June 7th, 2017|Categories: Completed Jobs, display fixtures, Made in the USA|Tags: , , |

When I first met Andrea & Kimi from Apres Rental they "warned" me that they get attached to people, so I'd better follow through and call them back.  I knew right then we'd hit it off. [...]

Project Completed: Harry’s Cafe

By |June 2nd, 2017|Categories: backbar display, bars, Booth Seating, Completed Jobs, interchangeable cushions, Made in the USA, Restaurant Fixtures, Upholstered Seating, woodworking|

Harry's opened in Lakeville 19 years ago, and has been a local favorite ever since.  They have a large menu, and serve a large menu very well. Harry and his staff were terrific [...]

Project Complete: New Booth Cushions for Teahouse Restaurant

By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: Booth Seating, Completed Jobs, Made in the USA, MN, Upholstered Seating|Tags: , , , |

If it isn't broken, don't fix it. The owner of the Teahouse Chinese Restaurant in Plymouth contacted us about the booths in their restaurant.  We took a look and agreed that their booths had seen better days, [...]

Project Complete: Tampa Hard Rock

By |May 3rd, 2017|Categories: bars, Booth Seating, Completed Jobs, display fixtures, Restaurant Fixtures, Upholstered Seating|Tags: , , , , , |

We love unique projects.  No customer is as bold with their look as The Hard Rock Cafe is. The Tampa airport Hard Rock Cafe was one of the most creative jobs that we've ever [...]

Booths with interchangeable cushions

By |April 28th, 2017|Categories: Booth Seating, interchangeable cushions, Made in the USA, Restaurant Fixtures, Upholstered Seating|Tags: , |

You know how some restaurants have ripped up booths covered in tape?  It is unfortunate that many booths are so integrated that it is such a monumental project to fix the upholstery. We've found a solution, booths [...]

Building the Perfect Bar Display

By |April 24th, 2017|Categories: backbar display, bars, display fixtures, Made in the USA, woodworking|

We've been constructing bars and back bars for decades.  Here are some essential features for achieving the perfect bar display. Attractive and visible liquor storage.  Nothing is worse for a busy bartender than an indecisive [...]

Custom Display Fixtures

By |April 19th, 2017|Categories: display fixtures, point of sale, Restaurant Fixtures, woodworking|Tags: , , |

Our favorite rock memorabilia collectors always come up with fantastic ways to show off the goods- we love the specs they come up with!  The fabric, the colors, the wallpaper, the frames... these custom display cases are [...]