Matthew Tormey Design And Woodworking

Cabinetry & Millwork
345 Danforth Rd Toronto ON M1L 3X2
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Richard Fortin in Scarborough
Richard Fortin in Scarborough
1 review Scarborough, ON
10/10

Entertainment Bench

Matthew Tormey designed, built and installed an entertainment bench for our basement den for us to place all of our sound system components, including custom drawers to fit CD's and all the wiring for our flat TV just above it. We reviewed several designs which he developed for our review so there were no surprises! He helped us shop for barn wood (on a Sunday) for the top of the bench. He assembled the top by joining pieces from several different barn boards. He lacquered the top about five times to get it smooth. We are pleased!

Approximate cost of services:
$4,000.00
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Thanks Rick. It was a lot of fun to incorporate the barn wood into your entertainment bench.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Custom built-in height-adjustable desk

I contracted Matthew to construct a custom built-in desk and cabinets. The design is pretty unique: the desk is electronically height-adjustable, and the counter-top is made of Corian. Matthew was patient and thoughtful during the lengthy design phase and ultimately produced a build that met my high expectations. Highly recommended!

Approximate cost of services:
$5,500.00
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Thanks for your kind review. You definitely had a clear picture of what you wanted - there were a number of elements which needed to be incorporated into a small space which presented a number of challenges. It was quite satisfying to be able to put everything together in a way that met your needs and tastes.

Matthew

CB in Toronto
CB in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Built-ins and Fireplace Mantle

We hired Matt to create two walls of built-ins, and a fireplace mantle in our family room, and truly could not have been more pleased with him. We are complimented daily on his work. He is conscientious, meticulous in his artistry, extremely reliable, unexpectedly tidy, and a pleasure to be around. He was patient with us in designing the concept before he started building, and then was present daily until finished. The finished product is absolutely stunning. We will most certainly be hiring him in the future. We have never had the pleasure of dealing with a more talented and likeable craftsman. Very strongly recommend.

Approximate cost of services:
$1.00
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Wow. Thanks so much for your positive review. It was a pleasure working for you and your family. I was very pleased to be able to give you your cozy and inviting space back.

Matt

Andrea W from Toronto
Andrea W from Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Building stairs, shelving and fireplace

Matthew removed old stairs and built new ones. He even stained the top of each stair to look like the hard wood floors. He also built shelving under the stairs for which we continuously receive compliments. He made great use of the space. In addition, he rebuilt the fireplace mantle to suit our style. He was professional at all times - he included computerized sketches of the work prior to beginning. He was always clean and courteous. I wish everyone showed the same respect and had the same degree of craftsmanship. I would highly recommend him.

Approximate cost of services:
$10,000.00
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Thanks Andrea. It was a pleasure working for you and your family. I was happy to be a part of rejuvenating your house and adding some very functional storage space for your front hallway.

Matthew

Barry from Toronto
Barry from Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Custom built-ins

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We have hired Matt to complete many woodworking projects for us over the years. Recently, we had him build two custom built-ins incorporating several types of storage including hanging space, drawers and shelving. The overall style of the cabinetry fits in seamlessly with that of our house. Part of the project included combining the space from two existing closets in order to maximize the storage space in one of the bedrooms. As as result, we lost some linen storage in the hallway. Matt's corner cabinet linen storage solution was perfect and adds a beautiful focal point in our hallway. Matt also effectively managed several other contractors in order to complete an overall cosmetic facelift for our house. Matt is highly skilled, prompt, clean and reliable. We have no hesitation recommending him for any woodworking project. Barry and Joan

Approximate cost of services:
$10,000.00
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Thanks Barry and Joan. It's always a pleasure working for you. I'm so happy to hear you're enjoying the cabinetry.

Juliet White from Toronto
Juliet White from Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

2 story staircase railing

Matt built us a beautiful oak two story staircase railing on budget, on time and with minimal interference with the rest of the household. My sister says it is a work of art, the way it matches our Edwardian house so well. We would certainly employ him again, and in fact have already done so. He has built us a deck, a fence and bathroom cabinets.

Approximate cost of services:
$9,000.00
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Hi Juliet,

Thanks very much for your review. It is always such a pleasure working for you. The railing was a joy to build. It was also very fulfilling to bring a part of your lovely home back to its original style.

Mary-Beth  from Toronto
Mary-Beth from Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

custom closets and shelves

From start to finish it was a positive experience working with Matt. He was patient and an active listener when first providing a quote for the job. He listened to our goals for the space and created designs to share and help visualize the work he was proposing. Because he is able to create everything from scratch we were able to get the exact dimensions to maximize our small space. He kept an extremely tidy work space when on site and always cleaned area at the end of the work day. His attention to deal and the quality of the work completed is amazing. We love the closets and shelves he created and are regularly complemented on the new space he created in our 2 small bedrooms he worked on. I would highly recommend his services to others.

Approximate cost of services:
$12,000.00
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Hi Mary-Beth,

Thanks very kindly for your review. It was a lot of fun creating the perfect all-in-one built-ins for your family. It goes to show how much a good design can pull all of your storage and functional needs into a small space.

Tracy McQ from Toronto
Tracy McQ from Toronto
7 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Custom closet design and installation

We hired Matthew to install custom closets in our older home in Bloor west village. From the moment we engaged Matthew we were impressed with his honesty and professionalism. He gave us three options for designs and we were able to select the option that best suited our budget. We also had a baby on the way and he worked well within our short timeline. We have had the closet for over 6 months and I am still in awe over the quality and extra space the designs he created. We are already thinking of our next project with him. I would recommend Matthew to anyone looking for any custom built in work

Approximate cost of services:
$12,000.00
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Hi Tracy,

Thanks very much for your review. I'm happy you're enjoying the cabinetry and that it is still meeting your storage needs with all the new baby items that I am sure are filling up every corner of your house. I'm looking forward to working with you again.

Victoria Wisdom from Toronto
Victoria Wisdom from Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

renovation, design and woodworking

We have a two storey townhouse that needed a complete renovation. Matthew came to a meeting, listened carefully to our needs and desires and came back with a thoughtful, creative design/plan of action, that would achieve the desired effect. This started with a complete transformation of a small bedroom into a TV/office/dressing room. Sounds like a lot for one 10' x 10 ' room, but he did it and it's visually beautiful and totally practical. The kitchen was next which needed to be updated and made more stylish. New cupboard fronts, special drawer installations, new backsplash and marble counter top, plus new appliances were implemented. Then he designed a beautiful, moveable, wood island piece that incorporated a wine rack and shelving for pots/pans and cookbooks. We use this every single day and it's perfect for entertaining. Included in this renovation was a tall, front hall storage unit , a large bookshelf (floor to ceiling) in the master bedroom and a custom piece of furniture built to house linen in the hallway. Add to this new pot lights on both floors, new crown moldings, new carpet and finally a complete paint job and we were done. Matthew managed our expectations in a timely manner and he and his team were incredibly tidy. We did live in our home the entire time so this was very important. The cost we have approximated represents the design, the millwork and the project managing, which was fair and competitive. We would highly recommend Matthew to anyone interested in this type of renovation. Creative, congenial, timely and thorough certainly describes our experience with working with Matthew Tormey.

Victoria Wisdom and Robert Troutbeck

Approximate cost of services:
$40,000.00
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Hi Victoria,

What a fantastic review! As always it is a pleasure working for you and Robert. Your sense of style and wealth of ideas always makes it fun and satisfying to create new pieces for your home. All the best.

Dixon Valerie from Toronto
Dixon Valerie from Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Fireplace mantel

My living room fireplace was an eyesore and totally out of keeping with the style of my living room. Matt created a perfect design, in keeping with the age of my house and style of furnishings. I'm delighted.

Matt is punctual and cleans up efficiently. He is also very pleasant to have in the house.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,200.00
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Hi Valerie,

Thanks very much for your review. It was a pleasure to restore a special piece of your home to its original style. Looking forward to working for you again in the future.

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More about Matthew Tormey Design And Woodworking

Passion in every detail. Imagine hiring someone who truly loves what they do. Bringing passion for beautifully designed and crafted woodworking to each and every project for over 10 years. Every detail of your needs, tastes, home and budget are carefully considered to bring your ideas to life.

Personal service start to finish. Imagine hiring someone who is involved in every aspect of your project: from its custom design to fabrication to installation and clean-up. Projects are completed one at a time in a way that minimizes the inconvenience of having work done in your home.

A relationship you can trust. Imagine hiring someone who does exactly what they say they are going to do. Clear and concise communication of timing, design, materials, finishes and costs.

CATEGORIES
Cabinetry & Millwork
SERVICES
Design and fabrication of custom built-ins, cabinetry, trim work, railings, stairs, mantels, fireplace surrounds, desks, murphy beds, bench seats, etc. For every room in the house.
STYLES
Traditional, modern, classic, transitional, mission, art deco, shaker.
SPECIALITIES
Custom built-ins around fireplaces and unique and unusual spaces.
WEBSITE
http://www.matthewtormey.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2004
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
1
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque and cash
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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