Melton Classics carries on the long standing tradition of manufacturing quality built wood columns crafted from the finest clear woods with unsurpassed quality by our wood turning artisans. Our ClassicWood™ exterior wood columns are crafted with care from the finest clear rot resistant woods, Western Red Cedar and Clear All Heart Redwood, and are further rot, weather and moisture protected during our multi-step wood column manufacturing and finishing process. Our Interior wood columns are available for painted or stain applications. For application of stains, your wood columns are built from the finest clear solid board lumber in your choice of wood species.
Quality Built ClassicWood™ Wood Columns
All of our wood columns are constructed from the finest clear woods available and glued with the strongest Type I waterproof glue, bound under pressure, and allowed to cure for at least 24 hours. The wood column shaft is then they are precision turned using our computer controlled lathe combined with the hands-on expertise of our experienced woodworking artisans. Each exterior column shaft is then treated with wood preservative, and thoroughly coated throughout its entire length on the interior with asphaltum paint. This is an important step others don’t do. All our paint grade wood columns are hand sanded to a smooth finish, and coated with two coats of primer. After manufacture, your wood columns are then thoroughly inspected for quality before being carefully cradled in protective crating for safe shipment to your building site.
Limitless Selection of Wood Column Designs
Our wood columns are available in authentic classical, contemporary, craftsman or your own custom designs. Our authentic ClassicWood™ classical columns are designed in keeping with the Orders of Architecture as recorded in the late 1500′s by the renowned Renaissance architect, Vignola. Every element of our classical wood columns, from the authentic classical proportions and bowed taper (entasis) of the shaft, to the fluting and carefully sculpted detail of the capital, is specifically crafted to carry on the timeless beauty and unmistaken authenticity of architectural columns from antiquity. Our wood columns are available in round or square styles with tapered or non-tapered shafts in a fluted or smooth shaft design. We also offer over a dozen classical and contemporary
capital styles to enhance the beauty of your wood columns.
If you need custom wood columns, please send us your drawings or a sketch of your custom design, and we will be pleased to give you a competitively priced quotation for your custom wood columns.
ClassicWood™ Wood Columns are available in the following wood types to beautify your home or office. Our stain grade wood columns are crafted from the finest clear woods to the exacting specifications of the Architectural Woodworking Institute to their custom grade to ensure a quality finish.
To be sure you are getting the finest wood columns on the market; please specify ClassicWood™ wood columns by Melton Classics. We look forward to the opportunity to build our wood columns to beautify your home. Please give one of our wood column specialists a call at 800-963-3060 for a free wood column consultation and quotation for your project.
Limited 10 Year Warranty
Melton Classics provides a 10-year limited warranty against decay and joint separation on Clear All Heart Redwood or Western Red Cedar Columns when used with fiberglass caps, bases and plinths and properly installed, ventilated and painted. For complete details of this ten-year warranty contact the company direct.