Tag: woodwork

Eastland Hotel

WMI helps transform The Eastland into The Westin Portland Harborview Hotel

December 24, 2013

Windham Millwork was the architectural millwork company selected to help restore the historic Eastland Hotel in Portland, Me. The new Westin Portland Harborview Hotel was a $50 million renovation and is now the largest hotel in the State of Maine with 289 rooms. The original hotel, The Eastland, first opened in 1927 and cost roughly $2 million to build.

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Westin Portland Harborview Hotel

WMI Awarded The Westin Portland Harborview Hotel

January 08, 2013

Windham Millwork, Inc has been awarded The Westin Portland Harborview Hotel in Portland, Maine.  The hotel is a complete renovation of the former Eastland Park Hotel, the 86 year old 206 room hotel.  The new hotel will be 289 rooms and will boast 16,000 square feet of meeting space and a ballroom. Making it the largest hotel in the state.  The Top of The East is also doubling in size.

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new hospital fittings

Press Release: Windham company’s prefabricated counters, cabinets speed up new hospital fittings

December 17, 2012

Items manufactured in southern Maine, then shipped to Augusta for installation.

Source: Kennebec Journal
Staff Writer: Betty Adams

AUGUSTA — All the woodwork, countertops, sink tops, windowsills and even the protective strips along the walls and the corner protectors are coming from a single firm in Windham.   Dan Berube, onsite foreman for Windham Millwork, talks about the cabinets that workers have already installed during a tour on Dec. 4 at the new MaineGeneral regional hospital in Augusta. The cabinets, counters and some other items are pre-made back in the shop at Windham Millworks before being shipped up and installed.

It’s all part of the emerging hospital under construction in north Augusta, where Maine General Medical Center is spending $312 million to consolidate operations in a modern building.

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Oxford Casino

Oxford Casino: The Second Maine Casino Completed By WMI

June 19, 2012

Oxford Casino

Windham Millwork, Inc had the pleasure of furnishing and installing all the custom millwork and woodwork for the Oxford Casino in Maine. Oxford Casino is the second casino built in Maine, the other casino is Hollywood Casino Resort and Raceway in Bangor. Awarding Windham Millwork to its third casino project. Granting Windham Millwork this project was a no-brainer considering their previous work on both Hollywood Casino in Maine and Maryland prior.

The 36,000 sq. ft. Oxford Casino showcases the woodworking talents of Windham Millwork.  WMI was responsible for all the interior woodwork inside the casino.  The 36 foot custom wood bar is the first thing that will catch your eye when entering the casino.   The wood bar consists of a granite countertop, rubber elbow moulding, stainless steel and built in touch screen gambling games.  Above the table games in the middle of the casino are pine trusses. Additionally, throughout the casino large custom wood column wraps were all hand made and installed by WMI.

The Oxford Rewards Loyalty Club and the Cashiers area were areas Windham Millwork’s custom millwork is really on display.  Oxford Rewards Loyalty Club large desk, which features different color wood panelingcabinets, built in flat screens and granite countertops. The Cashier station features the same multi colored pattern wall paneling.  The Cashier station also features a metal cage with wood trimcabinets and granite countertops.

Oxford Casino

There are two areas in the casino capable of providing food service, Seasons Grille and Seasons Express.  Additionally, Seasons Grille is the only restaurant on site and seats over 100 people. Seasons has some interesting woodworking pieces that really make it a nice attraction for guests.  A massive overhead wood light structure hangs above the hostess table, following a custom wood frame with metal art inside as you enter. Inside the buffet wood wall capstrimpaneling and wood rails are all visible.

Outside of Seasons Grille is Seasons Express.  Seasons Express is a quick stop food stand which  also has multi colored panelinggranite countertops and cabinets. Caseworkdealer podiumssecurity standsoffice cabinetsbathroom vanitiesdoor trim and wall paneling are other custom millwork items that WMI was responsible for throughout the casino.

In conclusion, Oxford Casino’s decision in choosing Windham Millwork Inc as their woodworking project speaks volumes to our company. Providing the only two casinos in Maine with high quality millwork further solidifies Windham Millwork as a high end commercial woodworking firm.

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retirement community

Eastview at Middlebury – A State of the Art Retirement Community

June 18, 2012

Windham Millwork, Inc has recently completed all the architectural woodwork at Eastview at Middlebury. Eastview at Middlebury is a state of the art retirement community located in Vermont. The newly constructed two story 85,000 sq ft facility featured extensive woodwork and creative design throughout. Therefore, furnishing and installing 3,500 feet of base, 2,600 feet of handrail, 57 kitchens and kitchenettes alongside numerous custom millwork items.

There were 32 different plastic laminate colors at Eastview. Making each of the 57 units very unique and personal for its tenants. Therefore, requiring Windham Millwork to create numerous window sillscountertops, memory cabinets and vanities for each unit. There were two bars, three reception desks and numerous mailbox units. In addition, theres a library on site that was all custom made for Eastview.  Additionally, the dining hall features curved crown mouldingcolumn wraps and custom fireplace mantles. One of the more eye catching pieces of craftsmanship was the custom wood staircase in the lobby as you enter the facility.

Eastview at Middlebury was a challenging project, requiring extreme attention to detail with the size and uniqueness of the facility. This retirement community offers its tenants independent living, assisted living and memory loss treatment all within its walls. In conclusion, it’s a remarkable project that Windham Millwork can be proud to be apart of.

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college millwork

Endicott College and Middlebury College Completed

June 15, 2012

College Millwork

Windham Millwork Inc is on a roll by completing two college millwork projects; Endicott College’s Marblehead Hall and Middlebury Colleges Mahaney Center of the Arts buildings. A leader in educational casework and woodwork, Windham Millwork excels in completing entire interior finish carpentry projects throughout the country. Each college project brings a unique element to the table which WMI welcomes with its experience and expertise.

Endicott College’s Marblehead Hall in Massachusetts is a brand new 260 room dormitory state of the art building which includes an extensive amount of millwork.  WMI’s work includes; solid surface window sillstack panelsshelvingcountertopscurved counterscabinets and casework. When entering the dorm lobby you will instantly recognize the craftsmanship of a custom wood slat wall with matching ceiling trim. All of the manufacturing and installing was done by Windham Millwork Inc. Furthermore, curve paneling on both walls of the lobby are also visible when entering the dorm. In addition, the common room areas feature banquet seating and custom kitchens by Windham Millwork. Each room had its own bathroom where vanities and solid surface shower surrounds. Completing the Endicott College project took the highest quality craftsmanship in the industry.

College Millwork

The Mahaney Center of The Arts at Middlebury College in Vermont is an extraordinary building featuring detailed custom millwork throughout.  Ceiling trimwindow trimwall trim and column wraps can be seen as soon as you enter the building and in most of the classrooms.  Furthermore, WMI manufactured and installed a curved reception desk with a 2″ marble countertop in the upstairs office.  Also in the office, a custom display casecabinets and countertops are beautifully visible as you enter.  The quality of millwork strongly reflects the prestige of the building and the art program at Middlebury College.

Windham Millwork, Inc was proud to be a part of two prestigious projects at both educational institutions.  Each project showcases different skills and craftsmanship from WMI that can be seen in schools all throughout New England. Inc conclusion, WMI is proud to be apart of yet another college project and its incredible interior woodwork.

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