MRB | the new woodshop

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What do you do when you are handed the keys to your new address? A blank canvas. An open space. A place to bring your dreams to fruition. Just like a young family, as i
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A happy winner!

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Mieke stopped by the office this week to pick up the table her husband John DeWolf won in our giveaway a few weeks ago. Congratulations guys! We hope you enjoy it. For mo
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MRB Contracting, harvest table, furniture, halifax, nova scotia

The Cunard harvest table is for sale

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Our latest harvest table creation is up for SALE for $1400.00! You can check out a ton of photos on Our Shop page. It’s also listed on Kijiji.ca. If you are interes
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MRB Contracting, demolition, Halifax builders

100th blog post

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Wow! Time flies when you’re busy building dream homes. It’s been one year since we began blogging. And this is our 100th blog post. We’d like to thank e
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MRB Contracting, halifax nova scotia, renovations.

Ironstone: interior details

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The Ironstone project is nearly complete. The guys have been busy adding interior details – closets, floor and door trim, doors, and other finish details. The kitch
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and the Harvest Table winner is….!!!

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Congratulations to John DeWolf! You are the winner of this beautiful hand crafted harvest table built here in the MRB Contracting wood shop. Please contact our Operations
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MRB Contracting, woodshop, walnut cabinets, custom cabinets

Walnut cabinet fabrication

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Tom’s been busy building some walnut veneer cabinets for a special project. As you can see in the photos below there are a whole heap of layers here that will event
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MRB Contracting, custom homes, Kingsburg, modern

Kingsburg 1 finished interior

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Kingsburg 1 is complete now and we are very pleased with the results. We showed you some photos of the interior finishes as they were being developed. Today we have photo
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Kingsburg 2: photo roundup

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It’s been a little while since the last Kingsburg update. We’re close to completion – just a few finishing details remain. Below are a photos from the m
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MRB Contrating, Halifax Nova Scotia, custom kitchen, baltic birch

Baltic birch kitchen: Kingsburg 1

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So far we’ve showcased the exterior of the Kingsburg projects. Today we wanted to show you a little from the kitchen and one of the bedrooms. Our cabinetmaker execu
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MRB Contracting, cladding, Kingsburg, new construction

Monday’s field notes

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Last week was beautiful with clear skies and amazing light. With the clear skies came cold weather. Air temps hovered below -10 C. for the entire week. Cold enough that s
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MRB Contracting, HALIFAX Nova Scotia, Omar Gandhi

Photo roudup

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We could lament the rain. The truth however is that it’s been a great week so far. While getting up before sunrise to make the trek to Kingsburg can feel daunting,
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Trunk Studio, MRB Woodshop

Trunk Studio Profile with designer Jess Tasker

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MRB Woodshop recently collaborated with a Halifax furniture designer to build a line of chairs. Jess Tasker is the founder of Trunk Studio, a furniture design firm focuse
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MRB Woodshop, Halifas Nova Scotia,

Woodshop: cabinet doors

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Friday was a focused day inside the MRB Woodshop. Tom and Brian each had their ear and eye protection on while their machines whirred and purred in syncopation. Chisels s
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MRB Woodshop

Wow. What a week.

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What a great week we’ve had. From North End Halifax, to Halifax’s West End, and down to Kingsburg, the team has been making great strides. Andrew and Ricardo
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Friday in the woodshop

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Table saws whirring and band saw buzzing -our man Tom keeps things exciting in the wood shop. From custom cabinets to designer chairs, there’s always something in t
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