Elegant Family Room – Charlottesville, VA

As custom cabinetmakers, we focus on design and craftsmanship, but are always in touch with the wood, and its inherent capacity to imbue a room with its particular character. A wood’s color can make a room feel cool or warm. A wood’s density determines its surface’s reflective qualities, and the way it redistributes light. A […]

Charleston Library B – Staunton, VA

The details of the library in image 6065.1 reproduce those used in the original cabinetry, in Charleston, South Carolina. To accommodate this smaller room, many of the characteristic decorative features needed to be rescaled to fit the downsized cabinetry. The full complement of design and woodworking skills available from our custom shop, were required to […]

Charleston Library – Staunton, VA

The library depicted in images 6065.1 through 6065.3 illustrates some of the reasons we remain so thoroughly engaged in our craft. A few years ago, a client approached us with a dream from her youth spent in Charleston, South Carolina. As a child, she was enchanted by the rooms full of books in Charleston’s finest […]

Georgian Living Room – Charlottesville, VA

Extensive carving adorns the mantels, and much of the cabinetry, throughout this expansive home. Niche cabinets, and the entry passage from the formal foyer, reflect the arches of the two story Palladian windows, on the opposite wall. Raised panel wainscoting, with chair rails integrated into the cabinet decks, reflect the extensive custom design, and highly […]

Library / Study in Cherry – Charlottesville, VA

A judicious mix of wood species can yield tantalizing details. Who but the designer/cabinetmaker could successfully combine flutes, reeds, and spheres in one column? Imagine the simple pleasure of glancing up from contemplative efforts, to have your eye alight upon such engaging elements. Jaeger & Ernst believe in the possibilities, and in our clients’ dreams.

Library / Study in Cherry – Charlottesville, VA

A small Office Library can be fun, functional and beautiful. Ceiling beams, wainscoting, door and window casings… all in matched cherry, contribute to the very special nature of this room. Quarter-sawn sycamore was also utilized, for engagingly effective details. Employed with restraint and artfully integrated with the dominant species, natural sycamore punctuates the larger field […]

A Nantucket Living Room – Nantucket, MA

How wonderful to arrive in this beautiful room for a Nantucket holiday. The lumber is virgin Cypress, from timber salvaged after a hurricane rampaged through the Great Dismal Swamp. Bookcases, paneled pocket doors, window seats, and fireplace surround were designed to integrate seamlessly, in this interior by Bentley and Churchill, Architects. Our shop’s commitment to […]