2005 Design Portfolio Award Winners

Companies from coast to coast display their excellent craftmanship with winning entries in CWB's 2005 Design Portfolio Awards Competition.

How to enter next year's competition>

Information about submitting an entry for next year's Design Portfolio Awards competition may be obtained from CWB by calling Helen Kuhl at (847) 634-4347 or sending an e-mail request with your name and mailing address to [email protected].

Complete entry materials will be mailed in May 2005. After that date, information and downloadable entry forms also will be available online>

Four companies received top honors in this year's 12th annual Design Portfolio Awards competition, and 19 companies received Honorable Mention. In addition, the winner in the Architectural Millwork category was named "Best of Show" for receiving the highest overall score of all the entries.

The top four winners are:

* Architectural Millwork and Best of Show: Bailey and Son Woodworking, Thonotosassa, FL, for a home office.

* Residential Furniture: Tempo Carpentry & Design, San Juan Capistrano, CA, for a reproduction French buffet.

* Kitchen/Bath Cabinets: Thomas P. Gafgen Cabinetmakers, Robbinsville, NJ, for an "Old World" kitchen.

* Specialty Products: Dorset Custom Furniture, Dorset, VT, for a custom pool table.

CWB extends its congratulations to all the winners for their excellent projects, which are featured on the following pages of this special section.


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