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Cape Cod Home Features “Divine Details” Handcrafted by Crown Point Cabinetry

July 25th, 2014

This custom Arts & Crafts Style Crown Point kitchen is currently featured in the Summer 2014 issue of Cape Cod Home Magazine!

The Summer 2014 issue of Cape Cod Home Magazine showcases a recently built new home on Martha’s Vineyard with Crown Point Cabinetry in most every room!  In an article titled “Divine Details,” the writer takes us on a tour of the home with special attention to the Arts & Crafts Style kitchen above.


The issue is on newsstands through September 30th!  Let us know if you get a chance to take a look!

Want more photos of this expansive project on the Vineyard?  Take a look at our online gallery, album number 99!

Demonstrating the Roll-Out Table

July 18th, 2014

We recently worked directly with a homeowner to develop a custom roll-out table as part of their custom Crown Point kitchen.  As an instructional aid, we put together a short video showing proper use and leveling adjustments. We hope you enjoy the demonstration!

Interested in having cabinetry created just for you? Contact one of our talented designers today!

Final Installment of Crown Point Cabinetry Interviews on Upper Valley Chronicle

June 16th, 2014

If you’ve seen our recent posts here and here, you know that a local TV Show called Upper Valley Chronicle has been featuring Crown Point Cabinetry in recent episodes.  Today, we’ll share the last installment of interviews with some of our colleagues, a happy client, our company president and another segment of Upper Valley Chef!

First, here is an interview with Bill Ostrom and Ed Herrmann of C.W. Ostrom Builders.  We’ve worked with them for more than two decades and we’re proud to have completed many beautiful projects together!

Next, a phone interview with homeowner Lisa Andrews who recently completed a home remodel featuring Crown Point Cabinetry in the kitchen, butler’s pantry and bar area.

The last interview is another segment with Crown Point President, Brian Stowell.

And finally, another episode of Upper Valley Chef with Justin Dain of PINE at the Hanover Inn.  These episodes are shot at the Culinary Learning Center in Lebanon, NH, with custom cabinetry handcrafted by Crown Point.  In this segment, Justin will be cooking up sweet pea tortellini!

Compliments to the Cabinetmaker: Un-Lacquered Brass in Boston

June 11th, 2014


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A beautiful custom Crown Point kitchen in Beacon Hill features un-lacquered brass hardware and hinges.  (Photo by Briggs Johnson Photography)

We recently received a nice note from a very happy client in Boston. He and his wife are thrilled with their Crown Point kitchen and shared these beautiful photos with us!

“Just had the house photographed and thought you might like to see these pics of your kitchen!  It looks phenomenal and is the best room in the house.  We get tons of compliments on it and it functions great.  We are huge fans of Crown Point Cabinetry!

Living in historic Beacon Hill, the homeowners wanted to maintain the old charm of their home when they remodeled.  They opted for traditional inset white painted cabinetry with un-lacquered brass hardware and hinges-these will tarnish over time for an authentic patina appropriate for their period home.


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A spacious island, a farmhouse sink and unique lighting contribute to the charm of this custom kitchen.  (Photo by Briggs Johnson Photography)


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The opposite wall of the kitchen features extra pantry storage, open wine storage and a beautiful working fireplace with a salvaged marble mantel. (Photo by Briggs Johnson Photography)

Team Training: Fun with Alphabet Soup!

May 15th, 2014

Crown Point Cabinetry is a team-based company.  We know the importance of working together, and we know that it takes every single member of our entire crew to be successful.

To strengthen our teams and to always expand on our skills, we hold regular team training.  These bi-weekly 30-minute sessions are very hands-on with group exercises designed to help our employees learn new strategies for working together.  They’re also often quite entertaining!

Just for fun, we wanted to share a movie trailer that we put together with footage from a recent team training exercise.  But first-some background info!

The Challenge: Alphabet Soup“On your first day of the job at a soup factory, your work group has been asked to perform a quality check on the alphabet soup line.  Your group needs to determine if each letter is present as quickly as possible.  For quality control reasons, you need to actually touch each letter in some way and only one quality technician from your group is allowed in the area at a time. “The rules:

  • You must take turns touching letters and only one of you may be in the bowl at a time
  • Only one letter must be touched per turn
  • You must touch the letters backwards in order from Z to A
  • Time starts when the first person crosses the starting line
  • Time stops when the last letter has been touched and all team members are back across the starting line
  • No talking once someone crosses the start line to enter the bowl
  • Letters must be turned back over if they are incorrect and the team member must return to the start line

The challenge required careful planning (teams found hand drawn maps very helpful!), cooperation, and a sense of humor!

We hope you enjoy this short video!

Crown Point Designer and Cabinetmaker Interviews on Upper Valley Chronicle!

May 13th, 2014

Today we are sharing three more video segments from Upper Valley Chronicle!  In case you missed it, this local television show has been featuring our family-owned company in a series of episodes over the last couple of weeks.  These segments aired on May 6th.

First, here’s the footage of the interview with Crown Point Designer, Bob Davis.  Bob has been with us for about 10 years.

And next, an interview with cabinetmaker Lee Lamott.  Lee has been at Crown Point for 30 years!

Finally, another segment of Upper Valley Chef with Justin Dain of PINE at the Hanover Inn.  Shot on location at the Culinary Learning Center at the Lebanon Co-op, this segment will show you how to prepare a delicious potato crusted halibut!

One more episode airs tonight on Comcast Channel 20 at 7:30pm and again at 10:30pm!

In tonight’s episode, you’ll see an interview with Bill Ostrom and Ed Herrmann of C.W. Ostrom Builders who have worked with Crown Point for many years, a phone interview with homeowner Lisa Andrews who has just completed her Crown Point kitchen, another segment of Upper Valley Chef with Justin Dain of PINE at the Hanover Inn, and finally a closing interview with company president Brian Stowell.  Again, we’ll have the YouTube videos here on the blog shortly after the premier!

Crown Point Cabinetry Interviews Featured on Upper Valley Chronicle!

May 6th, 2014

*Update 5/14/14: See video footage from the Upper Valley Chronicle episode featuring Crown Point Cabinetry on May 6th!

Last week we let you know that we would be featured on a local television show called Upper Valley Chronicle.  Today, we have the YouTube links for the spots that aired last Tuesday night! (April 29th)

First, we have the interview with our company president Brian Stowell.  And second, the cooking segment with Chef Justin Dain of PINE at the Hanover Inn, shot in the Crown Point kitchen at the Culinary Learning Center at the Co-op Food Store in Lebanon, NH.

Another episode airs tonight on our local Comcast Channel 20 at 7:30pm and 10:30pm with interviews with Crown Point Designer Bob Davis and Crown Point cabinetmaker Lee Lamott.  And, you’ll also see another cooking segment with Chef Justin Dain of PINE at the Hanover Inn shot in the Crown Point test kitchen at the Culinary Learning Center.  (Don’t worry, if you do not have cable, the episodes are available after their premier date online at!  And, as we did today, we’ll share the YouTube links just as soon as they’re live.)

Thanks for watching!

Watch for Crown Point Cabinetry on Upper Valley Chronicle!

April 24th, 2014

Brian shares a smile with the filming crew during his recent interview with Upper Valley Chronicle.

*Update 5/14/14: See video footage from the Upper Valley Chronicle episodes featuring Crown Point Cabinetry on April 29th and May 6th!

Earlier this week, a camera crew from Upper Valley Chronicle-a local television show that features area businesses and organizations-visited our cabinet shop to film interviews for a series of three upcoming episodes!  We were thrilled to welcome them, and excited to provide some behind-the-scenes insight into what we do here at Crown Point.

For a well-rounded view of how we operate, they interviewed our company president (Brian Stowell), a Crown Point Designer (Bob Davis), a Crown Point cabinetmaker (Lee Lamott) and two gentlemen from C.W. Ostrom Builders (Bill Ostrom and Ed Herrmann) who have worked directly with us for decades.  There will also be additional guests whose interviews were recorded before or after we shot at the shop.

The episodes will air next week on our local Comcast Channel 20! (If you are not local to us or do not have Comcast, you can see the episodes on demand online at after the premier date.)

Here is the schedule:

Premiering on Tuesday, April 29th 7:30 pm and 10:30 pm

Interviews with:

Brian Stowell, President Crown Point Cabinetry

Jay Tucker, Old Hampshire Designs

Chef Justin Dain at the Crown Point kitchen at the Lebanon Co-op Food Store

Premiering on Tuesday, May 6th 7:30 pm and 10:30 pm

Interviews with:

Bob Davis, Crown Point Designer

Lee Lamott, Crown Point Cabinetmaker

Chef Justin Dain at the Crown Point kitchen at the Lebanon Co-op Food Store

Premiering on Tuesday, May 13th 7:30pm and 10:30pm

Interviews with Bill Ostrom and Ed Herrmann, C.W. Ostrom Builders

Lisa Andrews, new home owner and Crown Point Cabinetry end-user

Chef Justin Dain at the Crown Point Kitchen at the Lebanon Co-op Food Store

Brian Stowell, President Crown Point Cabinetry

These episodes will also be uploaded to YouTube and we’ll be sure to share them on the blog once they’ve aired!  We hope you’ll be able to catch an episode or two (or three!) and we’d love to hear what you think!



Upper Valley Chef Episode Filmed at The Co-op Test Kitchen!

April 15th, 2014

Crown Point recently worked with the Lebanon Co-op Food Store to build custom cabinetry for their new Culinary Learning Center.  Handcrafted from Maple with a beautiful Natural finish, the  cabinetry and all the necessary appliances provide a perfect venue for regular cooking classes offered by the Co-op.

Another fantastic use for the “test” kitchen is for filming video segments for local television shows.  Today we’d like to share one such video segment called The Upper Valley Chef.  Filmed as part of an episode of Upper Valley Chronicle, this segment includes an introduction by Eli Morse, the Director of Food Service for the Co-op Food Stores.

Watch as Justin Dain, Chef at PINE at the Hanover Inn, creates one of his signature dishes!

We hope you enjoyed the video.  Be sure to take a moment to check out the class list for upcoming offerings at the Culinary Learning Center-they’re sure to be informative and a lot of fun!


Prairie Style Crown Point Kitchen on the Cover of Trend Watch Magazine!

April 2nd, 2014
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Crown Point is proud to have a kitchen on the cover of Trend Watch Magazine 2014!

Mountain  View Publishing‘s annual Trend Watch issue features the latest in new construction and remodeling trends in the NH and VT areas. This year, we are honored to have made the cover!  The featured kitchen, as pictured above, is from our Prairie line, with details reminiscent of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright.


This beautiful custom mudroom is featured in Trend Watch as part of a whole-house project by Crown Point Cabinetry.

In this special issue, you’ll also find an additional whole-house Crown Point project being featured!  This vacation home (mudroom pictured above) hosts several families at a time in a beautiful setting alongside a lake in NH.  The article begins on page 48.

The issue is jam packed with inspiration and beautiful projects, and a full digital issue is available for free online!


We are also excited to note that another Craftsman style kitchen is currently featured in Arts & Crafts Homes Magazine’s Spring 2014 Issue! With cabinetry from our Arts & Crafts Designer Series, this custom kitchen is perfectly at home in an Adirondack style vacation home.  You can read the article online here.

Thanks for checking in, and as always, we’d love to hear from you in the comments below!