If you live in the Baltimore/Washington DC area and are looking for custom furniture without the custom furniture price, you should check out ArtNurie.com.
This is the site of a designer that makes beautiful built-in pieces such as Wood Bookcases DC. The designer not only does bookcases though. He also does many other types of custom furniture such as entertainment centers, tables, staircases, and other custom wood projects.
This wood artist works closely with property owners in DC and Baltimore to ensure that the project is done to their complete satisfaction and size specifications. ArtNurie uses many different species of wood in their projects, from the simple and elegant, to the unique and more exotic specimens. You can see many completed projects (such as Wood Bookcase Baltimore) on the site.
ArtNurie.com is also skilled at restoration and Construction Management (for those bigger historical restoration and building projects in the Baltimore/DC area.
ArtNurie has been in business for over 20 years. Their samples of custom work speak for themselves. The quality craftsmanship and attention to detail they put into each and every one of their projects yields gorgeous results.
So have a look at their site, and their completed projects (such as Wood Bookcases Baltimore). If you are in their service area give them a call and see what an affordable and beautiful custom job they can do for you.