After Hours

After Hours

What's the point of having a CNC machine if you're not pushing it to the limits? This project allowed us to prove out a new design concept with pattern textures machined into the drawer front. [shareprints gallery_id="6797" gallery_type="squares"...

Scottish Tudor

Scottish Tudor

This our latest work in progress created in conjunction with Charlie & Co. Design. This project features a custom island, old world-style timber beams that frame the range wall cabinetry, and a built-in bench in the eat-in kitchen. Combined with a water jet...

Laundry + Craft Room

Laundry + Craft Room

This is not your typical laundry room. With two workspaces you can fold and press, or cut and wrap with ease. This space works when your feeling crafty or simply taking care of life's mundane tasks. [shareprints gallery_id="6837" gallery_type="squares"...

2015 Luxury Home Tour

2015 Luxury Home Tour

Designed & Made was proud to have one of its projects recently featured front and center in the Minneapolis Star Tribune's article, “What’s trending in the Kitchen?”. Designed & Made was proud to be a part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Luxury Home Tour. The home...

Original Demo Reel

Original Demo Reel

Video Credits Filming by Joshua VP and Brian Grabski Editing and Color by Joshua VP CAD drawings and animations by Mike Prom Robotics by Peter Kerwin Music by Mexicans with Guns - Death and Rebirth   [shareprints gallery_id="5478" gallery_type="squares"...

Machine Made

Machine Made

This book-matched slab walnut coffee table was inspired by the idea that custom furniture can be created to match custom cabinetry. [shareprints gallery_id="6813" gallery_type="squares" gallery_position="pos_center" gallery_width="width_100" image_size="medium"...

Linden Hills Urban Cottage

Linden Hills Urban Cottage

This new construction home in the trendy Linden Hills neighborhood was built by Reuter Walton and architecturally designed by Peterssen Keller Architecture. Designed & Made worked on custom kitchen cabinetry, the center island, built-in cabinetry for the living...

ASID Awards

ASID Awards

Designed & Made Custom Woodworking was excited to be a part of an award-winning team that won 1st Place in the 2015 American Society of Interior Designers Awards in Minnesota. We worked with designer Annie Tropple, Peterson/Keller Architecture, and Hage Homes to...

Mr. & Mrs. Smith Doors

Mr. & Mrs. Smith Doors

We knew we wanted to make a big impact with this kitchen. This video showcases the final product of our collaborative efforts. The builder I did this kitchen for and I both have a design forward approach and are really passionate about what we do.  These projects are...

Faux Paint Distressed Furniture

Faux Paint Distressed Furniture

This is a 3.5 minute YouTube video I filmed and edited on the technique I use for painting furniture to look old. It rips through the process pretty fast, but I think it shows everything that it needs to. Take a look and let me know what you think, any feedback is...

Fall Parade of Homes

Fall Parade of Homes

This new construction home is situated in a charming neighborhood near Edina Country Club. The center island features custom legs designed by Andrea Swan, while the upper cabinets feature complex curved moldings made of rift-sawn oak, adding character and style to the...

40 Under 40

40 Under 40

Winners Shown (from left): Matt Buell, Jared Patchin, Guy Busey, Ethan Abramson, Brian Grabski Brian Grabski, owner of Designed & Made Custom Woodworking, was a recipient of the Wood Industry 40 Under 40 award from Woodworking Network. Winners were selected from...

Luxury Home Remodeling Tour

Luxury Home Remodeling Tour

Designed & Made is proud to be a part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Luxury Home Remodeling Tour. Two Weekends: August 15-16 & 22-23.  Get tickets online by clicking HERE. This 1950's mid-century rambler situated in St. Paul's Highland Park neighborhood underwent...

Crocus Hill Custom Kitchen

Crocus Hill Custom Kitchen

We knew we wanted to make a big impact with this kitchen. This video showcases the final product of our collaborative efforts. The builder I did this kitchen for is also one of my best friends, and we both started our companies at the same time in 2005. Chris Van Klei...