Hi there and welcome to my workshop! My name is Allen and I specialize in making mantels, floating shelves, built-ins and other furnishings for your home!  I work exclusively with premium, furniture grade lumber and have fine tuned a very natural looking, distressed finish in hardwood Alder (it's a LOT more than banging it with hammers and chains, haha).  My process gives a rustic, reclaimed look, yet is very refined and smooth to the touch - perfect for mantels and shelves!  Premium lumbers like maple, white oak and walnut are also available and are typically left smooth.


I spent the last 12 years in another very creative field so I understand the importance of meeting client expectations with high quality work and attention to small details.  I am just a one man shop doing everything from meeting and measuring, building and finishing, and even installing, which ensures a level of craftsmanship that is hard to find these days.  But it does limit the size of projects I can take on - I specialize in projects that range from under $1000 to $4000.  Larger scale projects are sometimes possible, but depend on the overall size and time frame needed.


Fill out the contact page or shoot me a txt to set up a meeting or even get some ballpark numbers.  I generally come to your place to show samples and then send you a detailed quote.   I'm happy to work with individual homeowners, general contractors, remodelers, and designers. 

{COVID-19 UPDATE: I try to get as much info as I can BEFORE coming to your home, including photos and rough measurements, and then get you a pretty close ballpark number.  I'd be happy to swing by and show samples after that.  Wearing a mask is standard procedure now.  FWIW, I am a one person operation.}

~Allen Doberenz  |  adobewoodworks@gmail.com  |  512-925-4810 (call/txt)




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