Woodworker

Montana Woodworks® is an environmentally friendly log furniture and rustic furniture decor company located in the West Kootenai, in the far northwestern corner of Montana.

All logs are harvested from dead-standing lodgepole pine. Select items are from cedar and hickory. Dried by the forces of nature, there is no moisture in the logs. The rustic quality of the cracks, or checking, adds character to the simple beauty of the log. In true handcrafted fashion, draw knives are used to hand peel the bark from the logs. The skip-peel procedure leaves just enough color from the inner bark to give the appearance... (more)

Ideation

Take your concept drawings and reference materials to these factories. They will assist in refining your concept and thinking through the components involved in the Making Process.

Drafting

A drafting specialist will create a blueprint of your idea using computer aided design (CAD) software. They make sure your design will be well-constructed.

Materials

Material suppliers will provide you with the raw materials and components of your end product.

Sample-Making

Sample makers will assemble the first end product prototypes.