Mark Newman - Design In Wood
Secret room by Mark Newman

We only do good work:

  • Design/build or precision execution of architectural plans
  • Fixed price bids, written change orders.
  • Our creative solutions will impress your client
  • Dependable craftsmen (many started as apprentices, and with us for 5-10 years)
  • Big enough crew to make your schedule work
  • If there is a problem we will be there to fix it
  • 5000 sq ft shop in SE Portland.
  • High end residential, high end commercial
  • 35 years experience


    We do custom architectural woodworking and finish carpentry:

  • Finely detailed paneling
  • Mantles from traditional to contemporary to rustic
  • Curved, component, and custom stairways
  • Columns, archways, and coffers
  • Modern monolithic structures with mitered corners and tight reveals
  • Fully paneled and intricately detailed residential libraries
  • Home theater, man-cave
  • Seamless in-original-style remodel and restoration
  • Doors windows base and casing
  • Closets from efficient to outrageous


Toy residence by Jeff Lamb Studio

Who we work for:

  • Don Tankersley Construction
  • Otis Construction
  • Howard S. Wright Construction
  • Jeff Lamb, V3 studio
  • Allied Works Architecture
  • Architects: Bill Hawkins, Ernie Munch, Leon Bury-Trice
  • ZGF, BOORA, Sienna

A few of our past projects:

  • Blue Hour Restaurant
  • Oregon State Capital, Governor’s office fire restoration
  • Dunthorpe, West Hills, and Pearl District residences
  • Cascadian Plaza Lobby
  • Domaine Drouhin Winery
  • U of O athletic center

Our work featured in:

  • Western Interiors
  • Metropolitan Home
  • HGTV
  • Luxe
  • Fine Home Building
  • Portrait of Portland
  • Oregon Home
  • Oregon Spaces
  • The Oregonian

Bottom line… we make you look good