Old Bedford Fine Custom Carpentry

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97% Recommended

27 Years In Business

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    Areas of Expertise

    • Finished Carpentry - Built-In Furniture - Entertainment Centers
    • Libraries - Window Seats - Home Office Components - Bars - Wainscoting
    • Chair Railing and Wall Frames - Crown Molding - Cedar Closets - Door Replacements
    • Stair Railing Installations - Stair Building and Restorations
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    5.0 Donna / david G. Southbury, CT

    Leonard did a flawless job in installing new stair railings. He listens to the customerâ s design ideas and offers his own suggestions as well. This was a particularly difficult job and it was completed in a manner well beyond our expectations. We are more than pleased with the results.

    5.0 Mark S. Stamford, CT

    Len installed new railing for us. It was not a simple project, it required a lot of calculations and ingenuity to make sure everything fits together and looks nice. New railing totally transformed the look of our house: made it lighter, festive, stylish and beautiful. Len is real professional, his work is exceptional. Highly recommend!

    5.0 Jim R. New Canaan, CT

    Len and Old Bedford Fine Custom Carpentry installed railings at 4 different locations around the house. His work was outstanding and we highly recommend Old Bedford for your projects

    5.0 Deana N. Pleasantville, NY

    This must be the 3rd or 4th project Len and Old Bedford has done for us and it really was special. We have a cupola observatory at the top of our house and Len designed and built-in a combination library/seating unit, running 20 feet along three walls. We really love the result. It is like a sanctuary for us - and he did it for less than 1/2 the price of other qoutes we received. That is what you get with Old Bedford - great pricing and top quality work. Len really does make your home just the way you want it! Review by Deana in Pleasantville, NY Len and Old Bedford Fine Custom Carpentry came to us when our house was in its final stages of construction but we were still several weeks away from getting a certificate of occupancy. The challenge for Len was the somewhat unusual shape and construction - A round concrete dome with very few straight lines, right angles, plum walls or nailing surfaces, all of which required a high level of carpentry skills and not a little ingenuity to complete the work necessary for obtaining our certificate of occupancy. Some of the finished carpentry projects included hanging and trimming doors and closets, trimming windows and exterior doors inside and outside and building deck and stair railings. Each door, closet and window required a different and unique solution to accommodate the irregular joining walls and ceilings. But perhaps the most challenging project was Lens installation of our grand curved oak staircase and his building of a matching curved living room wall to support to support the stair case. The result exceeded our expectations of what was possible. For five weeks Len was the first on the job every morning and the last to leave. We could depend on him, not only to be there, but to assist other trades people such as electricians and plumbers needing cabinet and counter installations, detailed adjustments and cut outs to complete their work. We not only had complete confidence and trust in Lens carpentry skills but his judgments, for the best solutions to the many challenges resulting from the unusual shape and construction of our house. So we not only recommend Len and Old Bedford Fine Custom Carpentry but thank him for his assistance in getting us through this most difficult final phase of construction of our new home. Additionally after we settle in a bit, we plan on having Len back to make custom built-in furniture for our Cupola observatory room.

    Response from Company:

    While this project included the design and installation of wood stairs and ladders, more appropriately, it should be classified as the construction of built-in furniture. You can view a picture of this project in our photos

    5.0 Edward K. Thousand Oaks, CA

    We have four balconies over looking the first floor and my husband felt post & baluster railing on all four would be too busy looking. We asked Len for a solution that would not block the view, be safe for our children and code compliant. Len used clear safety glass in an oak frame finished to match the finish of the stair railings. In all, Len designed and installed over 60 feet of railing in our home and we're delighted with the results

    Response from Company:

    You can see a picture of this project in my photos

    5.0 Candice B. Irvington, NY

    Len is a master of his trade and a true visionary. We needed a custom built-in that was functional for the small space we had, and Len made our vision come to life in a way that was better than we had ever imagined. There is nothing we would have changed. His attention to detail is outstanding, and the quality of the materials he uses is top notch. Len is professional, reliable, true to his word, and all around a great guy. Best of all, his services are affordable. We will not hesitate to call Len again for our next custom project. And you shouldn't, either!

    Response from Company:

    This project is a great example of efficient use of a smaller space. In the center of the Built-in is a window seat with a lift top for access to a storage area. To both sides of the window seat are 3 base cabinets for more storage and to the left of the window are bookshelves and to the right is a space for a widescreen TV. You can see a picture of thhis project in my photos.

    5.0 Kathleen W. Katonah, NY

    "Len & Old Bedford Fine Custom Carpentry have done three major built-in furniture projects for us this past year in our new home - in my husbands office, in my sitting room and in our bonus room. Needless to say, we are extremely pleased with the work and how it has transformed each room into a warm living space. His design, fabrication & installation skills, as well as his vision and commitment to each project, were outstanding. We highly recommend Old Bedford for your projects. If we hadn't run out of projects he'd still be working here!"

    Response from Company:

    At its highest point, the bonus room project soars to a height of 12 feet and is 20 feet wide. It also surrounds a window and a desk. In order to access the upper shelves, an industrial rolling platform ladder was used rather than a rolling library ladder. The industrial ladder provides greater stability, carries a greater weight load and work space on the platform. You can see a picture of this project in "my photos".

    5.0 Angela C. Scottsdale, AZ

    "We cannot even begin to thank you for the exceptional work you did on designing a staircase for our condo. From the moment we began seeking your services it was clear that you were organized, precise, and diligent about customizing the job to our exact specifications. We appreciated the fact that you were willing to work within our proposed budget, when no local contractor in town would. You started and finished the project exactly when you said you would and worked quietly within our condo community without disturbing our neighbors. Working with you was a true pleasure and we could not be happier with the finished design. We have already received multiple compliments and passed out several of your business cards. We will continue to refer you to our friends and family. Thank you again for your hard work and unmatched service. You have met and exceeded our carpentry needs and we look forward to working with you in the future" - Richie & Angela

    Response from Company:

    This project was the design, construction and installation of a single center stringer staircase from the living room to a loft area. You can see a picture of this staircase in my photos.

    5.0 Nick L. Bridgewater, CT

    "After searching for full-over-full bunk beds that could safely sleep kids as well as adults, we decided we needed something contemporary & custom built-in to wall that matches the look & feel of our guest house. From first meeting, it was clear that Len & Old Bedford Fine Custom Carpentry would give us exactly what we envisioned. Len was trustworthy, punctual and easy to work with. He brought to life our vision from just a few inspiration photos. We couldn't be more thrilled with the results. We love Len's work and highly recommend him & Old Bedford for your projects."

    Response from Company:

    You can view a picture of this project my photos.

    5.0 John C. Holmes, NY

    We originally requested assistance with our Stair Railing Installation project through Angie List. Apparently, because of their common ownership with HomeAdvisor, we were referred to Old Bedford Fine Custom Carpentry, a five star professional for more than 12 years at HomeAdvisor. All we can say is thank you to HomeAdvisor for sending us this professional. Old Bedford performance was more than outstanding. We had been dreaming and planning for this stair railing installation project for 10 years. From the very first moment we met Old Bedfords master craftsman, Len, he stepped in, listened to us carefully, and made our dream a reality. We have a really grand entry foyer. It required 60 feet of railing, up the stairs to the second floor and then along a 23-foot balcony landing. The project required more than 250 iron balusters. We loved the fact that Len was here like clockwork at the same time every day until the work was completed and that he did the entire installation himself. Len work was creative, well planned, organized, methodical and we are thrilled with the results. We have another large project coming up in the Spring and we have already asked Len to provide us with a bid. We highly recommend HomeAdvisor, Old Bedford Fine Custom Carpentry and Len for your projects.

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