1942 Chincoteague Island VA Post Office


Purchased in the spring of 2018 from a private collector

Originally installed in Chincoteague Island VA in 1942

Special Orders available while individual numbers last

103 Doors to choose from in 3 sizes. (Less than 40 doors remain as of Jan 2019)    Let us know your special request and we will do our best to work with you.

Individual banks are now available at shows and in our On Line Store

#1 size banks are now available in our On Line store.  Each bank includes a copy of the historic supporting documentation.   Special requests considered.

Custom Boxes Available for your door

You can select from our Traditional rustic Barn Wood, Repurposed Pennsylvania Cherry, with a natural finish, or Oak with a smooth Dark  oiled finish.

Special pricing at our shows !

Visit one of our shows listed below for special show pricing. 

Please e-mail any questions

  We will be pleased to answer any questions you have about these doors and the history of this piece.  Please e-mail  

e-mail  woodnyoulikeit@msn.com

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About Us

 A family owned small business, located in Western Pennsylvania, uses a significant amount of "upcycled" and "repurposed" material.  A large amount of our hardwoods come from deconstructed buildings in Western PA.   We try our best to be good stewards to the environment. 

Our Story

   Paul and Laura Fruehan started Wood-N-You Like It Custom Woodworking over 25 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 each year are used to support the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Rails to Trails Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, and Audubon Society. Additionally, we regularly support the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank   (412) 462-5956

Email us at woodnyoulikeit@msn.com   

Please feel free to contact us with your custom woodworking needs. 

"You Should See What We Saw…”  

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Check back often as our 2019 Schedule is starting

I Made it Sweet, The Block at Northway, Saturday, 2-2-19


We will be returning to the Block at Northway off McKnight Road in the  North Hills for "I Made it Sweet".  Saturday Feb 2nd from 12 to 5 featuring an updated selection of Antique Post Office Door Banks.

I Made it Sweet, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Bethel Park, Saturday Feb 9th


Join us for our first ever visit to the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Bethel Part.  Just off Forte Couch Road across from South Hills Village Mall for I Made it Sweet.  Saturday Feb 9th from 12 to 5pm.  We will be featuring an updated assortment of our Antique Post Office Door banks.

More 2019 shows in the works


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Wood-N-You Like It

West Mifflin, PA 15122, US