Serving the San Francisco-Bay Area for over 45 years. Lou Kern is a Master Craftsman and Stair Builder. Lou Kern creates and designs custom-crafted architectural woodwork, including staircases, millwork, moulding, hand railing, balusters, tables, mantels, dressers, nightstands, windows, sash, cabinetry, and entryway and interior doors. Expert in curved-wood projects. Extensive knowledge of fine woods. In-house knife grinding capabilities for custom templating and millwork.

Lou Kern is a decorated Marine combat veteran and a master stair builder and furniture maker. His work has been featured in many books and publications including Fine Woodworking Magazine. He estimates that he has over 100,000 hours in at his craft. Lou is currently working on furniture projects, as well as a documentary about the Spirit of Mastery.


Handcrafted, custom wood furniture.
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Heirloom Furniture

Hand-made furniture for your home and office

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Doors & Entryways

Made-to-order wooden doors and entryways

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Custom made wooden stairs

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