Here’s a quick look at our Etsy shop! Visit us today and check out our available vintage pieces or our custom carpentry items. We have been so busy adding new items to our shop – here is a quick look at some of our newest listings. Our midcentury blue chest of drawers is amazing! It’s… Continue reading Our Etsy Shop
It’s winter in the Midwest. We just got a few more inches of snow and the temperature is struggling to make it into the double digits. Somedays this makes it a little harder to venture out to the shop to work on custom shutter orders. However, I feel rejuvenated with each positive review and satisfied customer.… Continue reading Woodworking for the Soul
In a previous post, we discussed how installing shutters can increase the curb appeal of your home. In today’s post, we take that thought a step further and delve into picking out ornamental hardware for shutters. The main types of shutter hardware include: holdbacks, clavos, strap hinges, and L-hinges. Holdbacks are typically S-shaped hooks that appear… Continue reading How to Pick Out Decorative Shutter Hardware
As is well known, exterior shutters come in a variety of sizes, styles, shapes and colors. Here at our shop we have been pushing ourselves to add a little variety and color by incorporating some new styles. We recently listed our latest style of shutter, the Savannah shutter. The photos you’ll see below as well… Continue reading What Shutter Style Are You?
We have always had our eye on Savannah, Georgia. Living in a cold climate like the Chicago area, we find ourselves ‘house hunting’ every January or February for a new, warmer place to live. Every year Savannah tops our list as one of our favorite warm weather cities. We love the history of the old… Continue reading Savannah Inspired Shutters
Come visit our shop today and save 10% off of your purchase! Offer ends on the 15th – so message us with questions on our custom cedar shutters to spruce up your home’s exterior or choose one of our vintage pieces to add a fresh style to your living space. Some of our favorites are… Continue reading Summer’s End Sale Starts Today!
Installing cedar or any wooden shutters is a relatively straightforward task that can be accomplished by one person. The tools that are needed include the following: (1 or 2) 6 or 8’ step ladder (1st floor shutters) (2) 6’+ extension ladder (2nd floor shutters) Level Drill 3/16 wood drill bit 5/32 masonry drlll bit Phillips… Continue reading Installing Wooden Shutters
It’s July 13th, the middle of summer here, and we are celebrating at Grove Job Shop. We can’t believe July is already half over, yet are welcoming the warmer temperatures finally! In addition to the hot summer weather, we are also excited to celebrate our 10th sale at our shop! While ten may not seem… Continue reading Celebrating Summer, Sales and Shutters
Improve the look of your home with new shutters. Our shop offers a variety of styles and colors. Customers can choose the style and stain color of their choice. Don’t see a style you like? Just send us a photo of your preferred style and we will build it for you! Order this week and… Continue reading Mid-Summer Shutter Sale! One Week Only!
Shutters are decorative architectural elements that can enhance the beauty of nearly any style of home when designed, built, and assembled properly. In this post, we will address important details to keep in mind when measuring for and designing shutters. In order to make the shutters appear more authentic and operational, it is best to install… Continue reading How to Measure for Shutters