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At Gator, we pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality woodwork and outstanding customer service. We promise to always deliver products that will be admired for years to come. With top of the line technology and a team set to take you from planning to installation we are the industry leader ready to make visions come to life.

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Thriving as a Dual-Purpose Millwork Shop in the Modern Era

Thriving as a Dual-Purpose Millwork Shop in the Modern Era

The world of millwork has long been divided into two distinct categories: residential and commercial. This division, rooted in tradition, has created a rigid boundary that many shops have hesitated to cross. However, at Gator, we’ve boldly challenged this conventional wisdom, proving that success can be achieved in both arenas.

The Historical Divide in Millwork

The history of millwork is riddled with specialization, with shops often committing themselves exclusively to either residential or commercial work. While this approach worked for many, it also limited their growth potential and versatility.

The Challenges of Specialization

Shops confined to one niche often faced difficulties in adapting to market fluctuations. Residential shops, for instance, would struggle to diversify during economic downturns, while commercial specialists found it challenging to pivot towards the residential market.

The Emergence of Dual-Purpose Millwork Shops

The modern era has witnessed a paradigm shift in the millwork industry. A new breed of millwork shops, like Gator, have emerged, breaking free from the limitations of specialization. These dual-purpose shops have redefined the boundaries of what great Millwork can be.

Gator Millworks’ Journey to Versatility

From Specialization to Diversification

Gator Millworks’ journey into dual-purpose millwork was not without its challenges. Like many others, we started as a specialized shop, honing our skills in one niche. And then, in 2016, our entire shop went under water as Louisiana faced a historic flood. However, it didn’t take long for us to get back on our feet, build a brand new facility and realize the untapped potential in diversification.

Expanding Our Knowledge and Expertise

Our dedication to quality and artistry led us to expand our horizons. We invested in continuous learning and skill development, breaking the barriers that had historically limited us. Our team acquired the resources necessary to learn, grow and improve our skills in both residential and commercial millwork.

In addition, innovative tools and techniques such as v-groovers, Schubox, laser edgebanders, engraving, Makor, Storeteq and nested-base machinery have helped our growth and performance at a much more significant rate. 

Portfolio Showcase

The proof of our hard work lies in the satisfaction of our clients. Our portfolio is adorned with testimonials and success stories that highlight the quality and craftsmanship we bring to every project we undertake. 

Residential Elegance

Our residential portfolio is a testament to the elegance and sophistication we bring to each project. From custom cabinetry to intricate woodwork, we transform homes into timeless spaces of beauty and functionality.

Commercial Excellence

On the commercial front, we deliver excellence and precision every step of the way. Our portfolio showcases the versatility to deliver outstanding results for businesses, offices and public spaces.

To learn more about Gator Millworks and our exceptional millwork services, please feel free to reach out to us. We look forward to partnering with you on your next project, whether it’s residential or commercial, and delivering the same level of excellence that has defined our journey for years. 


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