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murphys fine woodworking

Extraordinary hand-built furniture.

For your extraordinary home.

Meet Brian Murphy    CONTACT US

Brian PictureBrian Murphy, started American Furniture Design and Murphy's Fine Woodworking over 35 years ago, and just sold American Furniture Design to Lee Valley Tools in Canada. American Furniture Design was the 3rd largest woodworking plan company in the states.

Brian is recognized as a leader in the Art’s and Crafts design discipline. His furniture is in galleries in Muncy, Pennsylvania and throughout the country.  He has received numerous awards and recognition for his work and continues to design in a bold new style. In 2008 he was awarded First Honorable Mention in the Custom Working Business Magazine, a National Contest for residential furniture. In 2012 and 2015 he was among the top 3 in the same national contest. In 2017 he placed in residential furniture for a contest sponsored by Woodworking Network National. He has been recognized in numerous magazines and has been featured on the cover of a new book by Taunton Press. In 2020 he was Awared a California State Assembly Recognition Certificate for the Arts. He is presently the past Chairman for the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, past Chairman of the Escondido Arts Partnership, past Chairman of the Escondido Public Art Commission and past chair of the North County Cemetery District. Brian resides in Escondido with his wife Nancy.  They have two children and three grandchildren.

Designing and Building Beautiful Mission Furniture in the Arts and Crafts Style since 1986….

Our Lifetime Guarantee

MFW is pleased to build quality furniture for you and guarantee its craftsmanship for a lifetime. Each piece is signed and dated by its builder.  We are proud of our work. If it ever needs our attention, we are here to take care of it. We have been around for 35 years and will be for many years to come.

Rejuvenation Service

MFW now offers a Rejuvenation service for aged MFW pieces. This service is for clients who purchased pieces from us a few years before and want them cleaned up a bit. This is an in-house service.

Murphy's Fine Woodworking Mission Statement

If we produce an excellent product, render great customer care, and design for our customer's need,
there will always be clients that will need our work.