A Beginner’s Guide to Millwork: Understanding What’s Included
Millwork refers to any type of woodwork that is produced in a mill or
woodworking shop. It typically includes a wide range of products, such as doors,
windows, moldings, trim, paneling, and other decorative woodwork. Millwork can
be custom-made to fit the specific needs and design preferences of a particular
project, or it can be produced in standard sizes and styles for use in various
Some examples of the millwork products and components here at Manchester
Doors: Interior and exterior doors, including front doors, French
doors, sliding doors, and pocket doors.
Windows: Window frames, sashes, and shutters.
Moldings and trim: Baseboards, crown moldings, chair rails, and
Stair parts: Stair treads, risers, balusters, handrails, and newel posts.
Cabinetry: Custom-built cabinets for kitchens, bathrooms, and other
Paneling and wainscoting: Wood paneling and decorative wall
Specialty items: Mantels, bookcases, columns, and other custom-built
Millwork can be made from a variety of different types of wood, including
hardwoods like oak, maple, and cherry, as well as softwoods like pine and cedar.
The specific type of wood used can impact the appearance, durability, and cost of
the finished product.
Overall, millwork can add both functional and decorative value to a home or
commercial space, enhancing its aesthetics, functionality, and overall appeal.
At Manchester Millwork, we understand the power of custom millwork to
transform a space. Our skilled craftsmen have over 25 years of experience in
creating stunning, one-of-a-kind interiors that reflect our clients’ unique styles
and preferences. Get in touch with us today and let’s begin planning your next