Wood Carvings

Beloit carved wood furniture onlays
Beloit onlays
Santa-Cristina carved wood furniture onlays
Santa-Cristina onlays
Austin wood carvings
Austin wood carvings
Los-Angeles carved wood furniture onlays
Los-Angeles wood carvings
Manchester carved wood scroll onlays
Manchester scrolls
Atlanta onlays wood carvings
Atlanta wood carvings

Making Your Decor Stand Out in Sharp Relief with Wood Carvings

Have you ever wanted to jazz up your decor, but didn't really want to do an entire redesign? There is an easy solution for dressing up plain cabinets, drawers, doors, crown moldings and other surfaces in need of a little something to bring out the personality of your home. These premium decorative wood carvings can add depth and elegance to almost any surface.

build in cabinet with applied wood carvings and rosettes

The history of humans intentionally carving wood is almost as old as humanity itself. As soon as humans could fashion stones for cutting, they used them on woods of all kinds. In the beginning, Neanderthals carved wood into purely utilitarian shapes for cooking, building and hunting. The Chinese and Egyptian civilizations are both credited with the development of the craft of woodworking as an art form.

From the Middle Ages to the Victorian era, masters of woodworking plied their skill toward carving items of rare beauty for royalty, the nobility and other highborn households. Rich woods of cherry, red oak, maple and other hardwoods carved into fanciful shapes lent an opulence to grand homes not seen in modern times.

trim featuring carved wood urns and swags

Skillfully carved in a variety of hardwoods, each of our charming carved wood onlays are finely detailed and representative of pieces seen in historic settings. They arrive to you unfinished, ready for your paint or stain. Offered in a large selection of shapes and sizes, our beautiful architectural wood carvings are a far departure from the ordinary.

custom made cabinet with varved wood onlays

The wonderful variety of shell relief carvings installed on walls, cabinets or drawers lend a feeling of being at a quiet beach house. Delightful pineapples add a tropical theme to your kitchen or dining room. Detailed wreaths, urns and swags add a formal touch to living and dining rooms. For the animal lover, a fierce lion head roars out to passersby, beckoning guests to come within its lair. Depending on the size, our architectural wood carvings can be installed on walls, fireplace mantles, interior doors, adding a touch of luxury to any surface.

shell rosette and wood carvings above fireplace

If you think of architectural wood carvings as jewelry, you'll quickly get the idea that these little gems can go practically anywhere a small amount of embellishment is needed. You will be amazed at how a few small, carved pieces of wood can completely transform a room. This underscores the notion that small improvements can make a big impact; less is definitely more in this case.

Some may think that the practice of wood carving is a lost art. We think you'll agree that by just looking at these finely-crafted pieces of art, you'll be assured that the art of carving wood is alive and well in the world.

carved wood rosettes

wood rosettes as perfect finishing touches
How wood rosettes can add maximum impact of your decor. Small in stature but mighty in the way that they can provide enhancement to their environment, carved wood rosettes are likely one of the most highly versatile of all architectural embellishments. It's likely that you've seen these intricate rosettes at the upper corners of door or window casings, but to confine these decorative gems just to this single use would be a crime. There's a place for wood rosettes in almost every room in your home... read more about wood rosettes >>

alder wood corbels

wood selection for corbels and carvings
The United States is home to over 1,000 species of trees. Of these, only a select few are used in crafting wood corbels and other carved wood products. Which is the right wood species for your corbels? ...read on wood selection for corbels and carvings >>