Hello and Welcome!
My name is Michael Berlin and I am your custom woodworker!
How I got my start:
When I first moved to the bay area, I decided it would be a good idea to build my own dining room table. When I was done the table came out great, but it was abundantly clear that I over-engineered it. I decided to take my first woodworking class at Laney College, and I absolutely loved it! I have been woodworking ever since.
It's funny how life comes around full circle on you. I started out with an Engineering degree from San Diego State, then kind of fell into the construction industry. At this stage of my life I had decided I would never go back to school, yet here I am nearly 10 years later. I’ve now acquired Degrees in both Carpentry and Wood Technology and am working as a Teacher at Laney College in their WoodTech department. I truly enjoy working in the shop, which is why I pursued a major in engineering in the first place.
I am now trying to combine my passions and skills to create custom and functional works of art for customers like you. I have designed and built bars and wine racks that turned out amazingly better than expected. While I can create just about anything you may need, I am building my business specifically around designing and building custom bars and wine racks.
Whether it's a custom bar in your own home or a design for your whole business, no project is too small and no challenge too great!