Originally installed in Chincoteague Island VA in 1942
103 Doors to choose from in 3 sizes. Let us know your special request and we will do our best to work with you.
#1 size banks are now available in our On Line store. Each bank includes a copy of the historic supporting documentation. Special requests considered.
You can select from our Traditional rustic Barn Wood, or Oak with a smooth Dark oiled finish.
Visit one of our summer shows for special show pricing.
Paul and Laura Fruehan started Wood-N-You Like It Custom Woodworking over 24 years ago when they were asked if they could duplicate a child’s stool for a friend. Paul started woodworking at an early age in the family workshop that was originally equipped with tools that belonged to his grandfather, Peter Fruehan. Peter was a pattern maker by trade and worked many years for the Lackawanna Rail Road making wooden patterns of parts for steam locomotives. Several of Peters' original hand tools are still used today in our workshop. Laura is our resident artist. She has always had an interest in art and painting, and has taken numerous art classes. Paul constructs all our items, and Laura completes a substantial amount of the finishing.
Our business today focuses on two areas. First, we build commission pieces that range from case goods to home furnishings. In addition to our custom orders, we are always finding ways to use recycled and cut off pieces of wood. A large amount of wood destined for the fireplace or landfill is converted into useful and decorative items. To this extent, we produce a small line of gift items that are significantly upcycled.
Finally, we firmly believe that we should give back to nature for supplying the original trees that supply our basic feed stock. A portion or our earnings are used to support the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Rails to Trails Foundation, and Audubon Society. Additionally, we regularly support the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank (412) 462-5956
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Please feel free to contact us with your custom woodworking needs.
"You Should See What We Saw…”
We will be featuring our Post Office Door banks that are the ultimate "Reuse" item. Most of the wood is re-purposed or recycled and of course all of the doors have been used prior as Mail Boxes.
More details to follow.
Whispering Pines Festival is held the 3rd weekend in June at Whispering Pines Farm, in Cabot PA, About and hour north of Pittsburgh. This will be our first year at the festival. More details will be posted a few weeks prior to the event.
We are excited to again be a part of the Sewickley Night Mart on Friday June 29th. More details to follow.
Murray Avenue in Squirrel Hill, From 6 to 10 PM. Food Trucks, Artists, Music and more. Always a great time and great crowd. We will be featuring our Antique Post Office Door Banks.
Our favorite show of the year! Come and join us at South Side Works exposed for three days of fun, entertainment and about 200 fine artists on 27th street on Pittsburgh's south side. Friday 5-10 PM, Saturday 11am to 10pm, and Sunday 11am to 4 pm
Lots of fun and entertainment for the entire family for 3 days, and it's FREE!!!
This will be our 3rd year at the Mt. Lebanon Artists Market. It is one of our favorite shows of the year and features many quality artists. September 22nd, 10am-5pm & September 23rd, 10am-5pm! Located in the academy lot behind The Saloon and the Uptown PNC Bank.
These unique banks are crafted from antique Post Office Doors and recycled or repurposed wood. The age range of the doors varies from 50 to 110 years old.
Be sure to stop by and visit with us at one of our upcoming shows. We love to talk with our customers both long term and new.
NEXT EVENT Squirrel Hill Night Market June 23rd
We have taken our love of wine to include a line of items that use barrel staves, corks and other items, to make these useful items.
We have been custom crafting these children's stools for over 25 years. The main body of the stool is constructed from a piece of 2x12 hem/fur with turned hardwood legs. Each letter is individually cut from the stool blank and a plywood bottom is then bonded to the top. All exposed edges are routered and the letters are individually fitted. The completed stool is finished with non-toxic water based paints, stain and polyurethane topcoat for years of use.
The stools are available in 2 finishes, Brazilian Cherry, which is a reddish brown color or natural. The letters are generally painted primary colors for boys and pastels for girls. Specific color variations can be discussed at the time of order.
Each letter is removable " A Puzzle" Most measure 17.5" L x 11" w x 7.5" h. Ready in 4 to 6 weeks. We can ship anywhere!
All cutting boards are made from recycled American Hardwoods and finished with three coats of a Butcher Block conditioner. We offer styles such as a Cut & Serve, handled cutting board, regular board, and butcher block. Please call for availability.
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New products are coming soon!
Barn wood, Three Bottle and Two Glass holder