Walker Woodworking Blog

Whether you are looking for the latest design trends in custom cabinets, kitchen and bath design ideas or if you just want to keep up with what’s going with Walker Woodworking, we are excited to share our blog page. Our blog page offers great information to our clients; we offer tips on how to organize your kitchen, we detail a few of our projects and even give you a look ‘behind the scenes’ at Walker Woodworking.

3 Reasons to Drive to Shelby

Is the drive to Shelby worth it? Many of our clients live an hour or more away in the Charlotte metro area. This usually leads people to ask, “Why should I drive to Shelby, when I can go somewhere closer”. We understand the reason behind the inquiry and want to share these reasons why we […]

4 Reasons to Go Custom with your Bathroom Cabinets

Bathroom Cabinets can add value to the home. At Walker Woodworking, we know the value that custom cabinetry adds to any kitchen or bathroom remodeling project. Based in Shelby, North Carolina, our local custom cabinet company has been producing fine furnishings for homes in the foothills of North Carolina for 20 years. If you are […]

Looking out for your pet, your four-legged friend

We all love our pet but sometimes it can create a problem when it comes to the home design. For example, looking to create that perfect kitchen space you have dreamed of? And not sure where to put the dog’s bowl so that it doesn’t clash with the design? Are you wanting to create that […]

Creative Storage Solutions

Valuable Storage Ideas from Cabinets Designers to Interior Designers Not all storage works the same. Some items are more difficult to store than others, even when space isn’t the issue. Doors and drawers each serve a purpose to stash different types of items, especially in heavy-traffic areas such as bathrooms. That’s where we come in, […]

6 Tips For Choosing The Best Kitchen Cabinets

Our team at Walker Woodworking knows firsthand that cabinets are essential for organization and storage in your kitchen. Our experienced wood cabinet makers, who create some of the finest custom cabinets in the foothills of North Carolina, can tell you that cabinets come in a variety of styles including traditional, shaker, rustic, contemporary, country and […]

The Most Timeless Kitchen Cabinet Styles

If you’re renovating part or all of your kitchen, the choice of kitchen cabinet style will be a big consideration since they take up such a large amount of the visual real estate in your kitchen. If you’re going to the trouble of remodeling this room, you may as well use design elements that will […]

Popular Paint Colors For Kitchen Cabinetry

Our team of designers and craftsmen at Walker Woodworking have been creating beautiful custom cabinetry and accessories in the foothills of North Carolina since 1999. While the actual designing and craftsmanship part of creating cabinets rightfully takes most of our time when starting a project, we realize that the color of the final product will […]

How to Choose the Right Kitchen Cabinet Materials for Your Project

There are many elements that have to come together in a successful kitchen remodel to transform this room into the one envisioned by the homeowner. One of these is certainly the cabinetry. They take up a large portion of the space in a kitchen and typically a hefty chunk of the budget as well. At […]

Cabinet Refacing: Should I or Shouldn’t I?

If your cabinets are looking worn or faded, they can bring down the appearance of your entire kitchen. It’s possible that there may be problems with other parts of your kitchen as well such as worn flooring, insufficient counter space or damaged light fixtures. In this case, a kitchen remodel might be a good idea. […]

The Benefits of Custom Cabinetry

When doing a kitchen or bath remodel, one major decision you’ll have to make will be whether you plan to go with off-the-shelf cabinetry or custom cabinets or perhaps a combination of the two. While pre-made cabinets will cost less, they also offer less flexibility in terms of matching exactly what you want to achieve […]

Twin Chimney’s Farmhouse Renovation

Twin Chimney’s Farmhouse Renovation Project If you love old homes as much as I do, you will surely love the story of the Twin Chimney Farms renovation project. Travis and I were honored that the homeowners, Jack and Carole Arey trusted us and Walker Woodworking to be a part of this 18-month long project. These […]

Wash, Sort, and Stack Our Best Laundry Rooms

Wash, sort, and stack: The inner workings of our best laundry rooms Who loves to do laundry? Most people’s response to that question would be…..not me! However, the task of washing and drying is a never-ending, necessary chore to keep a home running smoothly. I can attest to this as a mother of two small […]

Cabinet Basics

Cabinet Basics 101: Our Building Options When clients first come to us at Walker Woodworking they are often overwhelmed by the different cabinet options offered from different sources. We always strive to educate our clientele on all the options they have during their custom cabinetry selection process. There are many options to choose from within […]

The Comeback Of Oak

The Comeback Of Oak When you think of oak cabinetry what do you envision? Probably a kitchen in an older home with lighter toned cabinets and all of the “typical oak” graining showing on every door and drawer.  We have indeed torn out many of these older style oak kitchens to complete updated remodels in […]

Questions about your Kitchen Remodel: What you didn’t know you needed to know!

Questions about your Kitchen Remodel: What you didn’t know you needed to know! When remodeling your kitchen there are certain decisions that are fairly obvious to the average consumer. For example: Do I want stained or painted cabinetry? What scope of construction will my project entail (full gut/renovation, sprucing up existing cabinets, new paint, new […]

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