Woodworking Techniques: Finishing

Woodworking Techniques: Finishing

When you run your hand across the top of a new table, you feel the finish of the project, not the wood itself. For nearly every project, finishing is what makes it complete. In this article, we’ll discuss a few of the most popular finishes on the market and explain...

2023 Updates to Kitchen Island Receptacles

2023 Updates to Kitchen Island Receptacles

The National Electrical Code (NEC) is a set of guidelines and standards designed to ensure electrical safety in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. Updated every three years, the NEC reflects the latest safety practices, technological advancements, and...

What wood should you use for custom cabinets?

What wood should you use for custom cabinets?

At William’s Handcrafted, we make intentional choices in the woods we use for custom cabinets and furniture. We take pride in understanding the nuances of wood selection and recognizing how each species brings unique characteristics to a project. Walk with us through Virginia forests as we discuss the beauty and advantages of some of Virginias finest hardwoods.

Cabinetry for going back to school

Cabinetry for going back to school

As summer begins to wind down and school busses and car pool lines return, new cabinets are probably not at the forefront of your mind. Transitioning from summer back to school can be tough but custom cabinets can create a practical solution for your back to school...

How to Design A Good Kitchen

How to Design A Good Kitchen

After the bedroom and living room, the kitchen is generally the room you spend the most time in. You cook family dinner, help kids with homework, and do your best to keep the mess under control. For some, the thought of cooking in the kitchen brings dread. It takes a...

Do I need an interior designer?

Do I need an interior designer?

One of the top priorities in a kitchen remodel is the design. As you begin to consider your new kitchen remodeling project, you may wonder “Do I need an interior designer?” While some homeowners may view hiring an interior designer as an unnecessary expense, the truth...

10 Clues You Might Need A New Kitchen

10 Clues You Might Need A New Kitchen

The modern kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where we serve thanksgiving dinner, help our kids with homework, and have the late-night talks over ice cream. Your kitchen should bring you joy and allow you to focus on the food and family in it. Here are 10 clues...

Will Modern Kitchen Cabinets Continue to Be Trending in 2023?

Will Modern Kitchen Cabinets Continue to Be Trending in 2023?

Cabinetry continues to be a major part of any kitchen design. Outfitting your kitchen cabinet space with modern cabinetry isn't only for aesthetics. Kitchen cabinets are essential organizational tools to store all of your supplies.  There's no denying that a modern...

How Are Custom Kitchen Cabinets Made?

How Are Custom Kitchen Cabinets Made?

Custom kitchen cabinets are highly prized, and for good reason. The level of skill and care that goes into custom cabinetry is astounding. Most cabinet makers take pride in their work and spend years mastering the craft.  When choosing custom cabinets, such as those...