Contact Matthew

Voice mail can fill up in a single day in the life of a busy contractor, so drop me the outline details of your needs and I’ll give you a call when the shop isn’t on fire and I can discuss your project at length.  I look forward to speaking with you and shepherding your project through to the final presentation of quality craftsmanship.


500 Goddin street
Richmond VA 23231

Phone: (804) 938-2094

Business Hours: 8a–4p M-F

Warehouse Renovation Woodworking

Trust Gepetto with your most complex architectural designs built in wood. Historic Warehouse Renovations Historic warehouse renovation happens to be a specialty of ours because of Richmond's tobacco row.  Located just below the rapids of the James River, and dating...

Historic Renovation | Replica Wooden Windows

Timelapse video of Replica Wooden Windows being built on our woodshop assembly line in Richmond VA. Built for a historic renovation in Spartansburg SC our craftsmen forge raw mahogony planks into finely tuned handmade windows.

Custom built wood skylights

Original skylights were designed in historic buildings to play a significant architectural role in illuminating the magnificent interior spaces below them.  Historic skylights were placed to catch the light not have easy access for repair so and so are poorly...

District of Columbia Historic Decorative Windows

Decorative Windows manufactured in Northern VA by dedicated local craftsmen able to repair and or replace all sizes and finishes to achieve the historic look.  Whether you're applying for historic tax credits or finishing your new construction with an older...

Heartpine texture kitchen detail photos

Gepetto attempts to stand out in our kitchen details We design our kitchens to expose the beauty in the materials and fabricate them by hand from reclaimed lumber to allow the natural processes of aging to show in the finished product. Hand turned pedestals reveal the...

Historic Replica Architectural Millwork

Guess the age of the house shown here sporting Gepetto's historic replica architectural millwork. Is it 225 years old 150 years old 2 years old The Answer:  Did you pick "2 Years old"? You're not the only one mistaken. Many people mistake this house for a famous home...

Solid Wood Countertops Richmond

Solid Wood Countertop Construction Richmond Wooden Countertop Fabrication Richmond Wood Countertops Finish a Kitchen in Organic Warmth Wooden Countertop Custom Craftsmen VA Solid Wood Countertops Richmond VA Woodworking Wooden Countertops Hand Made in RVA Wood...

Country Chic Interior – Custom Kitchen Fabrication

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWUUok-fMAo The country charm of the rolling blue ridge hills opens in to a delightfully designed 19th century farmhouse.  The reclaimed barnwood used for paneling has dated period newspaper adhered to the finish for an authentic dated...

Historic Restoration Architectural Millwork Richmond VA

  The New England School of Architectural Woodworking has the best definition we could find for architectural woodwork as: “…all the wood exposed to view when the building is completed.  This includes residential and commercial cabinetry (kitchens, baths, storage,...

Virginia Wood Window Restoration

The history of America beats from the heart of VA, particularly during the pre-Colonial period. Jamestown Virginia was founded in 1607 and was credited as the first permanent English settlement in North America while Henricus was even earlier, but was moved due to...

Handmade by local Virginia craftsmen:

Made by hand pieces:

  • Astragals
  • Back Bands
  • Base Caps
  • Battens
  • Chamfer Strips
  • Crown Moulding
  • Quarter rounds
  • Wainscot

We bid and create complex architectural drawings:

  • 2D traditional elevation drawings
  • 3D CAD drawings for existing construction
  • Renovation design and 3D render creation for quote
  • spatial design
  • rendering and previsualization
  • custom kitchen designs
  • library and media room designer