When you commission work from Slavin's Old Time Workbench, you get an object, which fits you. From home office furniture, mantels, entertainment centers, wall units and kitchen cabinetry; to tables, bedroom furniture, bars, paneled walls, desks, unique boxes, picture frames and bowls. Turn your imagination or photo into reality.
"I use the finest materials possible when building and finishing a custom made piece of furniture or cabinetry." -Theodore Slavin
Established in 1996, Theodore's workshop has been designing and making cabinets and furniture; bringing joy to those who appreciate the highest standards of design and workmanship. With each piece, Theodore uses his skills and experience in woodworking to exemplify his pride in creating much more than a conversation piece. The end result of his work shows true in its form and function, producing tomorrow’s heirlooms.
Using a creative melding of precision woodworking techniques and high design standards, this custom furniture manufacturer preserves an endangered art while providing his customers with the highest possible quality and service. Slavin's Old Time Workbench's customers are primarily people who are consciously looking for the details of quality workmanship and design that make custom woodwork both an investment and a treasured heirloom.
"My mission is to create the finest quality handcrafted furniture that is both functional and unique in terms of its style, timeless beauty, and durability."
On January 2, 2006 the Press & Sun Bulletin wrote a profile article on Slavin's Old Time Workbench, describing the quality and unique craftsmanship customers can expect. That same year Slavin's Old Time Workbench won the Best Small Business Display at the Southern Tier Home and Landscape Show.
In 2007 Ted became a proud member of The Furniture Society, whose mission is "To advance the art of furniture making, by inspiring creativity, promoting excellence, and fostering an understanding of this art and its place in society".
Member of the Community Arts of Elmira since 2008. Learn more at www.communityartsofelmira.com.