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Built-in Cabinets, Shelf Units, Window Seats, Custom Woodworking & Carpentry in Suffolk County, Long Island

Custom Fireplace Mantle and Media Storage Cabinets in Family Room

This family needed to house their electronic equipment and store DVDs out of sight, and wanted display shelves for family photos and collectibles. The mantle fits perfectly under the television and around the marble fireplace surround, and provides additional display area.




Custom Yankees Moulding for large Sports Themed Basement

This Cold Spring Harbor homeowner created 3 separate sports-themed rooms for the NY Yankees, NY Rangers and NY Giants in his basement. In the baseball room, I installed Yankees Stadium Facade Crown Moulding around most of the room.

Over the bar area, the Yankees Stadium Facade Moulding is angled to match the shape of the bar top.

The panels are backlit with an LED rope light to emphasize the cutouts in the panels.

The rope light behind the stadium facade also functions as a night light.

The facade is installed over the pinstriped shelves installed to hold his Yankees memorabilia. Small sections of stadium facade panels are installed over short wall sections.

Close up view of the backlit stadium facade panels installed in front of a blue painted border.



Custom Built in Wall Unit with Freestanding Fireplace and Drawer Storage

These homeowners had a freestanding fireplace and wanted "something grander" to make the room more special for entertaining. The existing fireplace was incorporated into the design to appear as if it was part of a built-in wall unit, with the mantle extending to the new bookshelves. The base cabinets include sturdy custom drawer units, and the bookshelves feature glass shelving.



Close up of the mantle and cabinet moulding details.

The crown moulding around the new cabinets matches the existing moulding, making the new built-ins look as if they have always been there.


Room Divider in Basement with TV on one side and Bookcase in back

These homeowners wanted to separate their basement home office from the adjoining family room. The new built-in room divider provides a spot for their TV with plenty of storage below, and on the back of the TV area is a much needed bookshelf in their office.



The following photos show the room divider during construction at the workshop. The photo on the left shows how the unit was custom designed to fit against an angled wall. The back of the room divider (the bookshelf side) is on the right.

This is the view from the office of the Bookcase side of the installed wall divider.



Built-in Wall Unit, Shelves, Cabinets and Fireplace Surround

This custom wall unit in Kings Park has 2 built in bookcases with glass shelves, accent lighting. The bottom cabinets are vented for the electronic equipment, which connects to the flat screen tv that mounts above the fireplace. The new woodwork and the marble surround and hearth were installed directly over the old fireplace stone.



Dream Custom Wood Moulding for a Yankees Fan

Homeowner's dream sports viewing room was already painted in custom team colors, but he needed to have a replica made of the stadium facade. I made custom wood moulding for him to replicate the detail at the old Yankees Stadium in his Seaford home. This 18-foot long trim continues for 4 feet more around each side of the top of his stairwell and includes flagpoles and stanchions to support the division pennants. Order Stadium Facade Moulding from our web store:



Custom Office Built-in Cabinets and Desk

This Islip home office is compact and highly functional. The custom built in shelves and storage look original to the 75-year old cape, but are designed to house file cabinets and CDs in plentiful drawer space. A custom matching wooden radiator cover connects the storage units, and crown moulding ties them together to the ceiling.

The original old wooden windows were stripped and an old door stripped and converted to a pocket door. A "floating" L-shaped desk peninsula provides plenty of surface area, without restricting leg room. A custom monitor stand pulls out and pivots to provide ergonomic comfort. The keyboard drawer and wires are mounted under the desk for a clean and comfortable work space.

New Window Seat

Medford homeowner wanted a window seat and storage area in her bay window, which could be used for plant display in the summer and seasonal holiday displays.


Fireplace Mantles

This East Islip home had a gas fireplace on a plain wall. This custom wood mantle can easily be lifted off a cleat to provide easy access to the gas valve for service.

This plain two-sided fireplace gets dressed up with a mantle.

Carved Wood Shop is not endorsed by, or affiliated with the New York Yankees or Major League
Baseball. The baseball-inspired items we create are not sponsored or endorsed by the Yankees,
Yankee Stadium or any baseball players. To order Yankees Stadium Facade panels online, visit our store at:


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