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Custom Woodworking and Handyman Services in Brooklyn, NY

Make Good Traditional Handcrafts provides Brooklyn, NY with custom furniture-making and handyman services using traditional approaches and a careful eye for detail.

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Woodworker Handyman in Brooklyn, NY

WILL O’CONNOR

OWNER / WOODWORKER / HANDYMAN

Looking for a woodworker or handyman in Brooklyn you can trust? Have an idea for a custom furniture piece or home accessory but don’t know how to start? I’d like to help.

Make Good Traditional Handcrafts was created with the goal of helping homeowners and renters, in Brooklyn and the surrounding area, get the most out of their space and their investment.

It’s my belief that by creating beautiful, functional, and durable objects for our homes, and by maintaining and repairing what we already have, we can save money, send less trash to the landfill, conserve natural resources, and give our homes the love they deserve.

Reach out today and let me know what can I do to help.

Custom Woodworking

If you’ve been searching for the perfect piece to fit into a particular corner in your home, or for a simple organization solution that also looks good, or you know exactly what you want but you can’t seem to find it, talk to me about a custom-made piece. I use mostly hand tools and traditional methods to craft furniture and home accessories that are made to last, drawing on materials and techniques that have stood the test of time.

Patch Restoration and Repair

Most people can think of something in their house that’s in need of a patch-up or minor repair. You may not have the skills to fix it yourself, and some contractors may have turned you away, telling you the job was too small to be worth it to them. I’m a one-man operation, and I’m happy to do small jobs, such as patching gaps in wooden floors, stairs, trim, and molding. We’ll work together to decide how to handle each repair, so that it works best for your home.

Household To-Do Lists

Busy people often don’t have time to take care of all the things on their to-do lists. When that comes to your home, that may mean you’re still waiting to mount that shelf, hang that painting, put up curtain rods, or patch a hole in the wall. Instead of trying to find the time to do it yourself, give me your to-do list and I’ll get it all done.

Testimonials

What People are Saying

“I hired Will to install two large barn doors and a long 14 ft.track. He did a great job without flaw…punctual, clean and very professional! I would hire Will for any upcoming projects. He is great to work with.”

Theresa T.

Morningside Heights

“A true master of his craft. He not only creates the perfect piece that you need, his suggestions and vision go beyond what you could have imagined. He saw a way to reconfigure part of our wall unit into something we needed versus creating a whole new piece. It’s perfection. You would think it was always that way. He’s a perfectionist, a total professional and I’m looking forward to working with Will again.”

Beth M.

Gramercy

“If you want a handyman, hire a friend. If you want a craftsman, hire Will O’Connor. You will be glad you did.”

Dana O. & Robert W.

Washington Heights

“We hired Will to do repairs in our apartment. He not only patched holes in drywall and repaired closet doors, he went above and beyond our expectations by filling gaps in our wooden floors with custom-made pieces. He was extremely professional and a pleasure to work with. The repairs were within our budget, efficiently completed, and showed an amazing attention to detail. I will definitely hire Will again in the future!”

Sarah P.

Ditmas Park

“I had a vintage Adirondack-type folding chair, original paint, that was on the verge of collapse. All the pieces were fine but the hardware/folding mechanism was bent, broken or missing. Will disassembled the chair and rebuilt it with new hardware, matched the paint where needed, and saved this chair! I also had a 1920’s Art Deco mirrored-top table with loose joints and no wooden braces to hold it up. Will reassembled and restored this beautiful, nearly 100 yr. old table to it’s former glory.
Will is a master woodworker and perfectionist who takes great pride in his work. Some pieces of furniture are worth saving and I was so lucky to have found him!”

Lois S.

Carroll Gardens

Services Provided

COMPLETE HOUSEHOLD TO-DO LISTS

BUILD CUSTOM FURNITURE
& HOME ACCESSORIES

DESIGN & INSTALL HOME STORAGE SOLUTIONS

ASSEMBLE STORE-BOUGHT FURNITURE

REPAIR WOOD FURNITURE

HANG ARTWORK & MIRRORS

PATCH HOLES IN PLASTER & DRYWALL

PATCH RESTORATION OF
WOOD FLOORS & STAIRS

INSTALL BASIC HOME ACCESSORIES

MOUNT SHELVES

MOUNT TELEVISIONS

SET UP HOME A/V & WIFI

AND MORE . . .

Handyman
Service Area

BOERUM HILL

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS

COBBLE HILL

CARROLL GARDENS

GOWANUS

RED HOOK

PARK SLOPE

SOUTH SLOPE

AND OTHER NEARBY NEIGHBORHOODS

How To Reach Me:

WILL O'CONNOR
OWNER / WOODWORKER / HANDYMAN

[email protected]
+1.718.737.7637

Mailing Address
249 Smith Street, #157
Brooklyn, NY 11231

General Service Hours:

Monday – Thursday
10am – 6pm
Friday – Saturday
11am – 7pm
Sunday
Closed

Other times may be scheduled by request.

Business Information:

Make Good Traditional Handcrafts
Licensed by NYC Dept. of Consumer Affairs

Home Improvement Contractor
License #: 2085416-DCA

Home Improvement Salesperson
License #: 2085359-DCA