As woodworkers and woodturners, we strive to be different in our offerings. We will custom make wooden balusters and other items, some of which are covered in the pictures below, that not obtainable elsewhere, either because of small quantities needed, pricing, or it just can't be found. 404-593-0234
Porch Posts & Other Big Items
Spheres (Ball Tops) on Newel Posts
Thank you for coming here to learn a little more about Custom Woodworkers.
I'm Don Bedell, my specialty is creating custom hand made balusters and unique wood turnings and items.
I specialize in unusual, unique, historical architectural pieces oftentimes needed for restoration.
When one is looking to repair, restore, or replace a balustrade or baluster, I can custom-make what is needed. As a woodworker and woodturner, I strive to be different in my offerings. I like to do custom made outside historical balusters, porch posts, support posts, large rocking chairs, long candle holders, spheres (Ball Posts/Newels). If you are looking to restore or repair older items that aren't made anymore or are in the restoration business, but can't find anyone to do it... I'll look at it.
I may not say ‘yes’ to everything, but are proud that I can do so much that others can’t or won't.
Take time to look at the pictures, let your imagination soar, and give me a call if we can help.
Last item.... I practice -- "If you like what you see/get, tell your friends. If you do not... tell us." Everything is constantly changing. Any comments on this website as far as clarity, ease of navigation, and flow is concerned will certainly be read...
Reviews. (Anything shown is used with the permission of the author)
I really appreciate the excellent job you recently did on the custom barley twist legs. As you know, I’m rebuilding an old pub table and needed two additional legs for my project. I did search the internet, and could not find anything that remotely resembled these old English table legs. After staining these two new legs you created, they are identical to the original ones. You cannot distinguish between the old and new ones.
After you showed me how you created these out of blank oak stock, it is truly a work of art. I will send you pictures of my final project. And when my friends compliment me on my new creation, I’ll have to give credit to Don Bedell, the custom woodworker from Forsyth county. Great job. Thank you for getting these just right.
Joel F. Mann
Roof Finial Our roof finial was rotted beyond repair. Fortunately, I found the services of Don Bedell. He replicated our old finial perfectly and improved the design and durability. He was very professional, personable and easy to work with. It is clear he takes great pride in his work. I highly recommend his services. Moreover, it is great to support a local craftsman in the USA. Additionally, Don has many craftsman contacts. If he can't do it, he likely knows someone who can. I can't wait to go back and start on our custom maple/walnut drop ceiling.
James Eskes, Atlanta, GA
Custom street signs and mailbox posts When our homeowners association needed a new vendor for custom made mailbox posts, street signs and stop signs, Don Bedell fit the bill. He is responsive, his prices are fair and his workmanship is excellent.
Kyle Thompson; Milton, GA
Porch Finials Woodworker, Don Bedell, crafted two over-sized finials for the splayed stairs off our back deck. Due to the size of the posts, the finials needed to be custom-made. Mr. Bedell did an excellent job ~ the finials matched the style of the existing posts perfectly. We highly recommend Mr. Bedell's workmanship. His skill & understanding of our needs created a excellent product.
Clint & Susan Gruwell, Powder Springs, GA
I'm so very pleased with my beautiful headboard posts which Don Bedell made for me! He listened to my ideas and did actually what I asked. He primed the posts, then I chalked, painted them and love how they turned out! I would highly recommend his work.
Jan McCullers, Auburn, Ala.
RE: Tall Rocker chair.
HI Don, I am so excited, my rocker came today. John put it together for me without any problems. I am definitely sitting on top of the world. I can get in and out with no problems. The little platform in front that folds up is great. it works perfect. You have done a wonderful thing for me and I am sure others. I can’t thank you enough for the time and care you have put into this chair. You put up with all my emails and comments. I am going to miss your emails You are funny and entertaining. We cracked up with some of you expressions. I was put at ease and could explain to you what I needed. God Bless you Don! And thank you so much. I certainly hope the company realizes what a gem you are. Sincerely yours, Cindy Corley, Sumter, S. C.
Hi Don: The chairs and table were delivered yesterday. Boxes bent but intact. I assembled them today and we're enjoying them as I write this message. The attached says it all - they are well made, rustic but stylish and really........BIG!! They're very comfortable. Thanks for building and shipping these gorgeous chairs (and table). We will enjoy them for many years! Best Regards, Patrick and Laurakay McLoughlin,
Hi Don....thought I'd share a picture of the newlyweds and their walking sticks. They love them and will put them to good use. Thanks again for your talent and comradary. Best Wishes, Dwight Mynatt, Roswell, GA
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