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What is refacing?

​A more affordable remodeling option, where your existing cabinets get new custom doors, drawer fronts, drawer boxes and face frames.

What are the benefits? 

  • Save up to 50% off the cost of new cabinetry

  • The kitchen remains accessible during refacing

  • Refacing process only takes 2-4 days in the home

  • Fully customizable door/drawer styles, wood species and finish colors

  • More environmentally friendly than landfilling your old cabinets

  • The option to keep your existing countertops

Family in the Kitchen

Discuss style options

and take measurements

Remove old doors/drawer and prepare surfaces


Apply 1/4" end panels and solid wood face material

Install your new doors/drawers


How is it done?

How is it done?
Add ons

Add ons and accessories

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Roll Outs

Dovetail roll out drawers


Spice racks, lazy susans, garbage pull outs and much more


butcher block tops

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Islands and additional cabinets


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About Us

About Us

Having a passion for the craft of woodworking sets us above the rest. It is all about the details.

Lake Superior Refacing came about in 2018 as a branch off our existing business, 218 Woodworks, established in 2013. We had a couple of requests from customers for only refacing their cabinets versus us building them brand new ones. Those projects turned out beautiful, and we realized the need for this more affordable and time saving option. Kitchen refacing is now what we specialize in.

Our business' started small with us having memberships at Duluth MakerSpace. Over time, we acquired our own tools and soon outgrew that space. Next, we rented a workshop in the old Duluth Timber Warehouse. Within a few short months we outgrew that space as well. Our current shop is located in Carlton, MN and we service A large area around the Twin Ports. 

Meet the Team

Meet the Team


Zachary is the master woodworker. His grandfather had owned his own sawmill in Spicer, MN. He passed on the love of woodworking with Zach at a young age by building him wooden toys. Zach has a degree in Sales and Marketing from ATCC, and an Associate of Arts Degree from Lake Superior College. Woodworking has always been his hobby, and all of his furniture was always made by him. Friends and family would turn to him when they needed anything from furniture to full kitchens. Zach’s professional career in this field started in 2003 when he worked for Beyer Built in Belgrade, MN. He took the leap in 2013 to start his own business, 218 Wood Works, after moving to Duluth.


Coralee is our administrator. Her roles range from accounting, website design, director of communications, purchasing, marketing, and woodworker. Coralee was previously a massage therapist for 11 years. She also has an Associate of Arts degree from Lake Superior College as well as a degree in Environmental Science from FDLTCC. 

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Andrea is our go to designer. With 13 years of kitchen and furniture design experience, she always helps us achieve the customer’s vision. Andrea provides us with ideas, drawings and cut lists, to help smooth the process of building. She has a degree in Business from Hibbing Community College.



Bryan is our Handyman that we often partner with on projects. He assists with installation and site prep.  Bryan is the owner of 218 Handyman Services. He is a State Licensed Remodeling Contractor with 30 years of experience in the building trades.

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