White Murphy Bed with side cabinet
White Board transforms into a desk
Custom furniture maximizes small spaces
Counter pulls out for nightstand when used as bed
When space is at a premium, it helps to have built-ins that do double duty, like this white murphy bed with storage cabinets, a pull-out nightstand counter, drawers, and a fold-down desk with whiteboards. This
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A family with four children needed a new solution for sleeping arrangements and these bunk beds were the solution. It has a central ladder and is framed by a matching bookcase and simple desk with a drawer and shelves. Everything is painted in lacquer matched to Benjamin Moore
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We’ve moved the woodshop to a much larger, very well lit space. This Walnut Demilune and White Bedroom Built-In are the first of many, many beautiful pieces that will be created in our new shop.
There are a pair of these demilunes- one was comissioned by a client in NYC- and we have an additional identical piece available
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The latest installation was this long walnut credenza for a New York City residence. The base measures 14 1/2’ long and sports ten doors and a matching walnut counter. The doors are push to open and reveal an inner shelf.
The three floating shelves with integral LED lighting are over 90” long and 2 1/4” thick. The finish is a satin waterborne
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In the shop, there are several pieces in a state of near completion. Above are images of the Walnut Veneered Demilune which will grace the entryway of a Manhattan home. The doors will be hung on invisible Soss hinges and the legs will be tapered. Below are a couple of updated shots of the Bedroom built-in. This piece is to be
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Currently, in the shop, we have this bedroom built-in which will sport five drawers and two doors under a wood counter. Above, there are fifteen cubbies for storing books or just about anything.
This piece will be
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Last week we spent a couple hours installing a new Walnut bookcase in a home in Manhattan. At the same time, we were able to re-visit the Ash Mudroom built-in at the other end of the same hallway. It’s always fun to see our work in use, and this piece looks like it comes in mighty handy for
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We have built a few custom windowseats over the years and they are such wonderfully useful built-ins. They provide seating and storage at an inviting, well-lit location, perfect for reading.
The white window seat shown here was installed in a client’s residence in Malvern, Pennsylvania horse country.
It featured five large drawers; one with a with custom lift-out wooden tray for storing smaller
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Custom Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania Walnut computer desk hand crafted with file storage slab counter, and formal detailing. Raised panels, brass hardware, split turnings, book-matched panels: beautiful work space.
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This is how the New Hope Murphy bed looks, opened up for sleeping. There is a matching headboard and pistons that help to lower and raise the
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This Custom Walnut Murphy Bed, commissioned by interior designer Adele Danziger, features a bookcase and roll out nightstand, and has matching wooden pulls. The piece, which measures 96” tall 83” wide 18” deep, houses a queen bed in an addition on a historic Bucks County farmhouse. The cut out in the nightstand counter provides a convenient handhold for getting in and
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This wallbed, bookcase, and desk are being delivered in Manhattan this morning. The client wanted a full-size fold down bed and an office that would go with her existing modern Cherry kitchen as well as her more traditional craftsman oak furniture. The bookcase features adjustable shelves and three dovetailed drawers on soft closing slides. The arch pulls are by Lee Valley.
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There are plenty of companies out there saying that they offer “custom cabinetry”. This term is often a misnomer, and disingenuous. They may offer myriad options, charts for door style and finish, but the experience and product they are selling really is NOT custom. It is stock cabinetry, made in a factory.
When you work with the Springhouse Shop & Studio,
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Yesterday, Adam installed a large Ash mudroom built-in in Manhattan. The entrance to this two floor apartment will be far more useful to the family of four who call this beautiful space home.
With adjustable shoe storage, a long bench to sit on, cubbies with hooks, and upper cabinets, this piece will provide a place to stash just about everything.
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This Maple Murphy bed and matching dresser with octagonal mirror make good use of space in an apartment on the upper east side of Manhattan.
The Maple has a light rosy stain that compliments the parquet oak floor. Each of the nine dresser drawers glide on a soft-close self-closing drawer slide. The bookcase by the bed has a push-to-open door
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What an elegant piece this white wardrobe has turned out to be! On the far left there is a hanging pullout for short dresses. The center section is comprised of shelves and drawers, and on the right there’s a vanity desk with a rich stained countertop and special storage for a hair dryer to stay plugged in, yet out of
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“Attached are some photos of the bed….It looks and feels great. Thanks again–It was a PLEASURE doing business with you guys.” –J.V. Huntington, NY
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These are some shots of an installation in progress (in April), of a large built-in buffet and bookcase in a historic home in Philadelphia. The buffet (in the top two photos) which recessed into an existing alcove, had integral lighting and a Carrara marble top with an ogee profile. The large wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling bookshelf (lower shots)
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The lacquered Maple Bookcase and Entertainment Unit built-ins are just about complete and ready to go to their new home in Maryland. The homeowners chose solid brass knobs and bin pulls in antique nickel from Lee Valley. These pieces promise to make a dramatic upgrade to the room they will grace.
Meanwhile, two built-ins are being created for
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The built-in bookcase and entertainment unit are coming along. In the top photos, you can see the drawings on the old schoolhouse chalkboard for the two cabinets this job entails. The first two versions of the design for this project can be seen here and here. In the third shot, the plywood boxes have been put together. In
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