Category Archives: Custom Desks and Wall Units

Zigg Condo 1

Over the past few months, I’ve had the opporunity to work on two brand new units at the Zigg Condo on Avenue Road west of St. Clair in midtown Toronto. Both units had their own set of challenges but the … Continue reading

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Building custom storage

It seems as though storage is always an issue whether in a condo or a house. This is especially true of older homes built at a time when people had very few possessions and closets were small and scarce. Older … Continue reading

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Alden Heights

I love building customized cabinetry for people. It’s so satisfying creating something out of nothing. A few years ago, I built a wall unit for a client: https://smallspacestyle.org/2014/07/14/building-a-wall-unit/ They loved it so much that when she and her husband moved, … Continue reading

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Building an IKEA hack wall unit

The biggest challenge condo and apartment dwellers face is storage. There never seems to be enough space for everything and most people are unsure of how to make the best use of what little space they have. We had our … Continue reading

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Building a wood and pipe bookcase

This is the first of a few posts you’ll be seeing about an amazing loft I’ve been working on in Toronto’s Liberty Village. As in most lofts and condos, storage is always a challenge and trying to find places for … Continue reading

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Two home offices done two ways

Lately I’ve had a lot of requests to convert what is most often simply a large alcove (the builder calls it a den) into a functional work space. Here are two that I completed recently and each is customized to … Continue reading

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Creating a “custom” desk unit

Here’s a cool way to build a “custom” Ikea desk unit. Take 2 Billy bookcases with doors, add a Vika table top with a drawer in between , mount 2 Lack shelves between the bookcases using L-brackets (you’ll have to … Continue reading

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