Weston Millwork Company specializes in exact copies of your original blinds and shutters. Using our Festo blind-slat grooving machine we can replicate any louver spacing, width, thickness, and angle. WMCO can match a single louvered blind to your original, elimating the need to replace an entire house in order to have the blinds match. The machine mortises a pair of blind stiles at the same time. The stiles mortised in this manner produce work that is far superior to the butt-jointed slats utilizing cheap plastic pins that are commonly found on low-quality wood blinds today.
If you have wood blinds that are falling apart after only five to ten years, this is a result of inferior design and construction. This will not happen with blinds built by Weston Millwork Company. We utilize the same mortise and tenon construction that was used by manufacturers 100 years ago, when blinds were a functional part of the window and had to stand up to slamming open and closed by the wind.
We can also reproduce shutters with flat or raised panels, with either through or blind mortise and tenon joinery.
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The project was an exact match of the existing blinds to replace deteriorated panels. Instead of being required to replace all of the blinds on the house, Weston Millwork was able to provide the exact match of the original for the single pair of deteriorated sash. As seen in the...
The original blinds were faithfully reproduced in every construction detail, except that the specification called for Spanish Cedar to be used in lieu of the original Pine. The Blinds featured glued, blind mortise and tenon joinery. As seen in the photo above, Spanish Cedar fixed-louver blinds.
The raised-panel shutters were reproduced in Spanish Cedar. The shutters feature blind mortise and tenon joinery just like the originals. As seen in the original and reproduction raised-panel shutters.