Martin Custom Woodworking
Antique Dealers in Wilmington, NC
However, at Martin Custom Woodworking & Antique Restoration, the art is thriving. The owner, Curtis Martin, has combined the skills that he learned growing up in a family tradition of woodworking with the up-to-date furniture-making training that he received from North Carolina State University to build a business that supplies high-quality craftsmanship and superb client service.
read moreAlthough we custom build for many area designers, our true passion is seeing your space, drawing your design to scale, helping you choose your finish, and delivering your dream to your door. We are custom building this for you! Need larger leaves for your dining room table? Want to convert your double bed to queen-sized? We routinely modify, extend, shorten, and add to your wood pieces, making them more useful in your ever changing lifestyle.
read moreFor very old pieces with original finishes, we'll deep clean the surfaces and French Polish in lieu of refinishing. The technique of French polishing with shellac resin was refined in France during the18th century and was considered the highest quality wood finish for fine furniture and musical instruments such as pianos and guitars. See how we restored this Empire sideboard (1830) from the The Latimer House Museum--the official home to the local Historical Society since 1963 in downtown Wilmington, NC.