Marvel Woodworking designs and builds handcrafted custom woodworks out of its shop located in West Chester, PA. Each piece is designed and finished to meet our customer's requirements.

Our projects include residential and commercial work such as dining, kitchen and coffee tables, freestanding and built-in cabinets, TV and media storage units, shelving and display cabinets, planter boxes, bed frames and headboards as well as smaller projects such as jewelry boxes and specialty cutting boards.

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Live Edge Bar Top

Live Edge Bar Top (2″T x 18″ W x 13′ L)

This is a custom “live edge” bar top made from slabs of black walnut. The bar top is U shaped and is made up of four individual slabs that are joined together. The top has a hand rubbed varnish and satin finish. 

Woods: black walnut
Finish: Oil based satin

Custom Display Box

Custom Display Box (15″H x 45″ W x 8″ D)

These are custom hanging display boxes made to show a grill and patch for an Aston Martin. The box is made of black walnut and ash. The walnut box has an ash banding inlay on the frame and ash splines on the mitered corners.  A small base was built to display the badge. The lights are mini LED spot lights with varying beam spreads for effect. The boxes are built with a french cleat in the back so that they may be hung more easily and securely to the wall.

Woods: ash, walnut
Finish: Oil based satin

Small Box

Small Box (3″H x 3″ W x 3″ D)
Price $40-55

These small decorative boxes can used used as a ring box, candy dish or just as a decorative box. The boxes are handcrafted and made from combinations of wood including (ash, spalted maple, cherry, ambrosia maple, walnut, padauk, bubinga and wenge). They are finished in a satin or semi-gloss finish. Each box comes with a bottom insert made of a soft material in a variety of colors and textures.

Woods: ash, spalted maple, cherry, ambrosia maple, walnut, padauk, bubinga, wenge


Custom Built Entry Door

Custom Built Entry Door

Custom handcrafted entry door made from the wood of a single cherry tree. This door was a commissioned piece built for a customer. The door is 3.5″ wide and features a tinted 3 pane window and a set of hand forged handles and hinges. The door is built using insulation, foam gaskets and Tyvek and has a double seal on the door jamb.

Jewelry Box

Jewelry Box (14″ H x 11.5″ W x 6.5″ D)
Price: $345-$395

Handcrafted jewelry boxes custom made from a combination of walnut, cherry, maple and ash. The jewelry boxes have five pull out drawers with optional dividers and are felt lined. The top drawer is accessible through the lift-up top. There are two side compartments which open from the side. Each compartment contains hangers for necklaces and bracelets. Knobs are stainless steel or brass.

Bread/Cheese Boards

Bread/Cheese Boards made of Ash and Walnut
Large      (18″ x 12″)       Price $90.00

Medium (15″ x 10″)       Price $70.00
Small      (12″ x 8″ )        Price $55.00

These quality wooden bread/cheese boards are handcrafted by Marvel Woodworking in West Chester, PA. The boards are made out of Ash and Walnut, have sleek lines, arcing curves and a handle for carrying and storage. Splines have been added to the ends to help stabilize the wood for heavy use. The large board comes standard with a juice groove. The cutting surface is reversible. The boards are protected with a food safe finish and should be re-coated with oil annually. To clean, wipe with mild soap, water, and a damp cloth. The boards come in three standard sizes, however all products can be customized to order. The boards are approximately 1″ thick.


Planter Box

Cedar Planter Box  (21”W x 21”L x 22”H)
Price: $225

These solid cedar planter boxes are made from a half century old utility pole that had been decommissioned a few years ago. They are handcrafted, heavily constructed furniture quality planters.The planters are made of 1¾ inch square legs with sturdy tongue and groove and ship-lapped joints. They would look great displaying your tall plants or small potted trees either in the home or on a patio or deck.


Wood: Cedar with Wenge/Ipe pegs
Finish: Oil basecoat with a Spar Urethane (optional)
Overall Dimensions: 21”W x 21”L x 22”H
Inside Dimensions: 17 ½”W  x 17 ½L x 22”H

Watch a video on how these planters were made on the “How Its Made” page.
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