Ready for some garden eye candy of the non-plant variety? Then take a gander at these gates, arbors, gazebos, chairs, fences and more – all gorgeous woodworking by Walpole Woodmakers, the fabulous craftspeople whose products we’re making available at both Behnkes locations.
Save! If you buy at Behnkes, there’s no charge for shipping. Even if you call Walpole’s directly, mention Behnkes and they’ll ship your purchase FREE to one of our locations.
About their Products
Since 1933, Walpole Woodworkers have carried on the great tradition of American woodworkers, a tradition let’s all hope we never lose to out-sourcing. They’re located throughout the Eastern U.S.
Two of the unique features they offer are rustic-style fencing, and the new, improved staining process they pioneered. This process performs better than staining done after installation, and avoids the mess of staining in place, in customers’ gardens. Walpole also designed and manufactures LifeGuardTM posts to help increase the longevity of its fence. We’re suckers for people who take old-fashioned pride in their work.
Another innovation by Walpole is the use of CAD systems to produce detailed drawings so that customers can see exactly how their project will look. If you’ve never seen CAD – the design program used by architects and landscape architects everywhere – it looks incredibly real.
Originally, Walpole’s wood of choice was Northern White Cedar, a hardy limber cut at its mills at Chester and Detroit, Maine. Now they offer a choice of styles in mahogany, cherry, teak, metal and the highly acclaimed wood alternative known as cellular PVC. It’s a long-lasting, low-maintenance material with the look and feel of natural wood, yet it won’t rot, split, or warp. Walpole happens to be the largest fabricator of modern cellular PVC in the country.
We’re happy to offer this feature to our customers – a free fencing consultation on your property by a Walpole designer, who’ll give design suggestions and take the necessary measurements.