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CMA honors annual contest winners

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The Cabinet Makers Association announced the winners of its 2018 Wood Diamond Awards contest at IWF.

All winning entries received a certificate recognizing their achievements, while first place winners are awarded a customized plaque declaring their excellence in their respective category.

The 2018 “Best Of” award goes to Woodland Furniture (Idaho Falls, Idaho) for its project submitted in the category of Kitchen: Finish, Over $50,000.

Following is a listing of the first-place award winners recognized by category submitted and dollar amount of each project.

  • Architectural Millwork, Under $25K — Premier Builders (Georgetown, Mass.)
  • Architectural Millwork, $25K - $50K (tie) — Sofo Kitchens (Maple Ridge, B.C.) and Premier Builders
  • Architectural Millwork: European, $25K - $50K — The Artisan Shop (Loveland, Colo.)
  • Architectural Millwork, Over $50K — Gregory Paolini Design (Canton, N.C.)
  • Bar – Residential, Under $25K — DK Cabinets (Acton, Calif.)
  • Bar - Residential: Design, Under $25K — Chandler Cabinets (Pilot Point, Texas)
  • Bar – Residential. $25K - $50K — Sofo Kitchens
  • Bath, Under $25K — Sofo Kitchens
  • Bath: Design, Under $25K — Woodperfect Custom Cabinetry (Forney, Texas)
  • Bath: Face Frame, Under $25K — Rockwell Diversified Woodworks (Sheridan, Ind.)
  • Bookcase, $25K - $50K — Sofo Kitchens
  • Closet, Under $25K — Patsons International/Closet Outlet (Orlando, Fla.)
  • Closet, Over $50K — Sofo Kitchens
  • Closet: Design, Over $50K — Chandler Cabinets
  • Entertainment Center: Creative Solution, Under $25K — Counterpoint Cabinetry (Wilmette, Ill.)
  • Home Theater, Under $25K — Sofo Kitchens
  • Kitchen, Under $25K — Custom Creative Furniture (Lawrenceville, Ga.)
  • Kitchen: Creative Solution, Under $25K — Woodperfect Custom Cabinetry
  • Kitchen: European, Under $25K — Northland Woodworks (Blaine, Minn.)
  • Kitchen: $25K - $50K — BKI Woodworks (Boulder, Colo.)
  • Kitchen: Creative Solution, $25K - $50K — Woodperfect Custom Cabinetry
  • Kitchen: Design, $25K - $50K — Woodperfect Custom Cabinetry
  • Kitchen: European, $25K - $50 —KRivendell Woodworks (Concord, Calif.)
  • Kitchen, Over $50K (tie) — Danzo Group (Baldwin Park, Calif.) and Walker Woodworking (Shelby, N.C.)
  • Kitchen: European, Over $50K — Rivendell Woodworks
  • Kitchen: Face Frame, Over $50K — Sofo Kitchens
  • Kitchen: Inset, Over $50K — Northland Woodworks
  • Lean Production Practice, Under $25K — Patsons International/Closet Outlet
  • Library: Design, $25K - $50K — Chandler Cabinets
  • Library, Over $50K — Gaston & Wyatt (Charlottesville, Va.)
  • Mudroom: Creative Solution, $25K - $50K — CSD Cabinets (Lindstrom, Minn.)
  • Website, Under $25K — Rivendell Woodworks
  • Wine Cellar, Under $25K — Savante Wine Cellars (Denver)
  • Wine Cellar: Face Frame, Under $25K — The Artisan Shop
  • Wine Cellar, $25K - $50K — Savante Wine Cellars

The 2019 awards contest will be accepting submissions from March 1 through May 15, 2019. You must be a current CMA member to participate. The winners will be announced during AWFS in Las Vegas.

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