Furniture Store Front for Albany Woodworks. An empty storefront in old downtown Hammond, Louisiana became the location for our new concept of a showroom for Albany Woodworks. The store front sold cypress adirondack chairs, swings, lattice work, gazebos and other home accent gifts. The store was open for a year before Albany Woodworks began working
Albany Woodworks makes its debut at the 1981 New Orleans Home and Garden Show. Located at the historic and “ain’t there no more” Rivergate Convention Center at the foot of Canal Street, the New Orleans Home and Garden show was Albany Woodworks official entre’ into the market. The New Orleans Home and Garden Show began in 1954
Vintage Berlin Machine Works Co Resaw Helped Albany Woodworks Get It’s Start. Having large timbers up to 18″ by 18″, we needed a way to saw these into lumber. Richard and his friends decided they wanted equipment that followed the same ideal as the wood. So they set to work finding equipment that could be
Our newly built backyard shop was buzzing with activity as our team of craftsman developed a product line and started to produce finished pieces. Initially, every product was made by hand and with lots of hard work and dedication. The first products were raw lumber materials and hand crafted items such as adirondack chairs.
The Beginning of the Reclaimed Lumber Concept January 1, 1980 – After four years of concept development and gaining funding, Albany Woodworks is incorporated as a reclaimed lumber and furniture company. It’s permanent home became Richard and Judith’s property in Albany, LA. It was the start of a new family, a new business and a new trend