WoodMax is a custom woodwork manufacturer specializing in custom
solid wood doors and architectural millwork for both commercial
and residential applications.
We have been making doors and architectural millwork for over
20 years. We
take the time to hand craft each door because it results in
a genuinely superior quality product. We emphasize
old-fashioned, exceptional and personal customer service. We feature
state of the art manufacturing technology, such as our Komo CNC router, that
allows for the most accurate and precise machining operations possible. This,
along with over 100 years of combined design and woodworking experience, provide
truly one-of-a-kind products. Our craftsmen take pride in every door
they create, and our customers love the result.
The tremendous talent of our artists is what sets a WoodMax
door apart from other similar doors. Only
designs this beautiful are suitable for a WoodMax door. Take a moment
to get to know a little about the artists that routinely transform an ordinary
piece of wood into an extraordinary piece of art.
Ron Helstern – A
nationally renowned carver with 24 years of woodcarving experience, Ron has a
passion for wood that shows in his work. Ron and his work have been showcased
on Minneapolis and Duluth television broadcasts, and in Log Home Design Ideas
and other magazines. Ron specializes in exquisite relief carvings, as well
as 3-D carved figures such as carousel horses and life sized big game animals.
You can view his work at www.helstern.com.
Jansen – Gen Jansen has been carving for over 30 years. She has been teaching
carving to beginners and experts alike for almost as long, and takes pride in
the fact that she has introduced over 750 people to the joys of woodcarving. She
has won numerous awards at art and carving competitions throughout the upper
Midwest, and she has authored 6 books on carving instruction.
Roy Kosloski – An artist his
whole life, Roy has been actively carving for the last 10 years. His many
talents are displayed in the variety of his artwork including sculptures, relief
carvings, award-winning oil paintings and sketches. He creates his sculptures
and relief carvings in wood, clay and foam, and nature and wildlife are his favorite
subjects. His works have been exhibited and sold at numerous art
galleries around the upper Midwest.