Big Beam Joinery

Sometimes, having a pile of tools is all you need to get the job done. Even if you don’t have the right tool for the job, most of the time one of your workmates does. I mean, lets face it – we finish carpenters are die-hard tool junkies. When we see another carpenter who has…

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New Work

A sneak-peek into a home Nautilus Finish Carpentry has recently trimmed out. More pictures to follow soon! Stay tuned.

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Octagon wood ceiling

Paneling an Octagonal Ceiling

For any finish carpenter to be successful, it takes hard work, creative thinking, and the ability to connect to the dreams and ideas of our clients. These facts are tested continually in many different ways. For instance, in the same home Nautilus Finish Carpentry installed the radius trim, we also installed wood-paneled ceilings throughout. It…

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Milling Radius Window Heads

I recently worked on a custom home that required radius window trim. It’s always a challenging and interesting task to create this special kind of finish carpentry trim, so I thought I’d write a bit about it. There are a few ways to go about making radius window head pieces. The approach you use depends…

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Timber Passages

Hello, thanks for stopping by the Nautilus Finish Carpentry blog! Shown here are a few photos of Timber Passages installed in a custom home in Sisters, Oregon. The style of this home is true to its surroundings, Mountain Lodge. The timber passages here are set up to fit inside the rough opening and it worked…

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