On Painting: We believe in the philosophy that paint, like many things, is an investment: the primary defense of your most prized possessions, it pays to spend a little more up front to buy years of perfection. We understand the value of thorough and meticulous prep-work, and only use the finest quality paints in our work to maximize coverage, durability, and longevity. 

On Staining: Wood stains can provide unparalleled beauty to a surface, but when done carelessly can mask everything natural wood has to offer. We specialize in a multi-step staining process tailored to wood species and project specifics, creating remarkable iridescence, uniformity, and depth. 


Restoration & Refinishing

  • interior & exterior furniture including chairs, tables, desks, bed-frames & patio sets

  • architectural elements including cabinets, built-ins, doors, windows, trim, millwork & floors 

  • watercraft including kayaks, canoes, paddles, & marine brightwork

  • specialty finishes: metal-leaf, white-wash / distressing effects, wood graining / faux bois, reactive stains, etc.

  • Precise color & finish matching 

  • Refinishing / stripping / finish removal

  • Antique conservation / restoration

  • Finish touch-up, spot repairs & basic structural carpentry

  • Eco-friendly options available & widely preferred

  • Only the highest quality materials used, including paints by Benjamin Moore, Fine Paints of Europe, Sherwin-Williams & PPG; stains / dyes & finishes by General Finishes, W.D. Lockwood, Old Masters & ZAR


Design Consulting

  • precision color & stain matching

  • custom finish system designing for contractors, woodworkers, interior designers & homeowners

  • color & design consulting (architectural, home, office, retail)

  • product & process recommendations

  • troubleshooting

  • production & props consulting (film, stage, television)


Artwork & Illustration

  • Commissioned artwork, specializing in oil, acrylic, mixed media & works on wood and natural materials

  • Free estimates
  • Pick-up & delivery service
  • Average pricing quotes include labor, materials, travel, & additional costs
  • Deposits may be requested on individual project basis
  • Serving Cape Ann, Essex County, and the Greater Boston area; special travel requests considered on an individual basis