Hi, I’m Lonnie Baxter.  Since 1974 I’ve served Murfreesboro — first with a family-owned construction firm and later with custom designs for wood furniture and cabinets.

My one-of-a-kind designs bring handcrafted beauty into everyday life. As you browse through my photos, you’ll notice my work spans a variety of styles and needs. No project is too small for my attention.  Yet, of all I am capable of, I most enjoy helping someone achieve his dream project. I listen and take care even of the smallest details. Then, when my client tells me the finished project is “just what I wanted” — that satisfaction can’t be measured.

I work with traditional materials like oak, pine, walnut and mahogany; and I use traditional values like patience, accuracy, efficiency and honesty. These values have served my family’s customers well over three generations.

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Painting Oak Cabinets

Painting cabinets and then glazing with a different color is a current trend. Oak cabinets makes this difficult, because oak wood is very porous. Problem solved! — With a new technique that seals the oak and then allows painting like any other wood cabinet.

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As Published in…

My frame and door jig speeds production and accuracy. No need to use a square or corner-to-corner measuring for squaring and gluing cabinet frames and doors. Published in Shop Notes magazine, September 1993.

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Pancreatic Cancer Survivor

Through the unmerited grace of God, I have survived two instances of pancreatic cancer. Now I celebrate cancer-free living with my family and continue to enjoy my work everyday.