1. Introduction How much home energy use goes toward the heat loss/gain through the windows in your home? According to the Dept of Energy, windows are responsible for 25%-30% of your thermostat related energy consumption. In the 70’s and to this day, the replacement window has become the popular solution for increased energy efficiency while… Read More >>
This mahogany study cabinetry project included antique glass and zinc came rather than lead. The zinc is made of sheet metal folded on itself rather than solid as with lead came. Being hollow and rigid, the material lends itself to straight line geometry, although special bending tools can be utilized to incorporate gentle pattern curves.
Bach Woodcraft restores historic shutters that are sound enough to be repaired. When replacement is the only option, we will replicate your existing shutters to an authentic match of the original.
The traditional art of creating handcrafted volutes, landing wreaths and curved sweeping railing is inherent to the standard of craftsmanship at Bach Woodcraft. Handrail sections and transitions are cut from solid wood and squared into blanks prior to profiling. The custom profile of choice is created via shaper, router and hand carving. The final step… Read More >>
In 1928, Edward M. Schildbach, embarked on his life long career as a master stair builder in New York City. Over the next fifty years, my grandfather became well regarded by architects and builders for his high level of craftsmanship in the trade. His achievement caught my attention by age 18 and I asked to… Read More >>