Celebrating Independence Day with a Handcarved Eagle

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Author: Nick Lester Bell The majority of what White River produces are inspired by Classical architecture. These motifs are beautiful and functional, having stood the test of time. But that doesn’t mean we can’t be excited about something outside of our standard scope of work. This patriotic custom eagle carving was just such an opportunity.The … Continue reading Celebrating Independence Day with a Handcarved Eagle

When is Bigger Better? Enlarging a Mantel the White River Way

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Author: Nick Lester Bell At first glance, the above mantel looks like our MAN9012. There is the same beautiful center carving and those hefty corbels. But then look at the mantel relative to the objects around it. That’s when it clicks: this mantel is big. Significantly bigger than our stock piece.Not that our stock MAN9012 … Continue reading When is Bigger Better? Enlarging a Mantel the White River Way

White River’s Architectural Millwork is featured in the New BMC Dallas Design Center

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Author: Nick Lester Bell BMC is a Best-In-Class provider of building materials, offering doors, millwork, and a wide range of related services. They have locations in 14 major markets across nine different states and continue to grow. White River has worked with BMC for two decades, and they have always been an excellent ProDealer to … Continue reading White River’s Architectural Millwork is featured in the New BMC Dallas Design Center

Decorative Mouldings Create a Triumphal Arch in New York City

Author: Stewart Allen Morgan This unique condition of two elevator openings, combined with an opening leading to a stair between them, lacked detail in its previous iteration. The openings seemed unfinished. There was also little sense of contextuality. New York City Interior Designer, Liz Douglas, approached White River to solve these problems. The result was … Continue reading Decorative Mouldings Create a Triumphal Arch in New York City

Radiused Wood Mouldings, Courtesy of White River’s Custom Shop

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Author: Stewart Allen Morgan When designing for curved (i.e. radiused) spaces, typical linear mouldings will not suffice. For radiused work, here at White River, we usually use the more cost-effective method of casting the curved moulding in flexible resin. However, if a job demands the quality and beauty of real wood, our Custom Shop then … Continue reading Radiused Wood Mouldings, Courtesy of White River’s Custom Shop

Designing around Windows with Architectural Millwork and Woodcarvings

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Author: Nick Lester Bell In this project, we were designing the decorative millwork for a large library. Each elevation presented its own unique challenges, from windows, to bookcases, to a massive fireplace. This post covers how White River developed and improved the design for one of these elevations.The starting criteria given to us by the … Continue reading Designing around Windows with Architectural Millwork and Woodcarvings

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