Artisans List is a niche directory. We love businesses that practice old fashioned methods of building and making. Someone who restores old houses, hand makes products for homes or who produces all natural or organic food is perfect for the List.

If you are a larger company with a traditional production method, we invite you to contact us to be in our special brands section. There we can highlight your company and link to your distributors.

If you don’t see your category in the list below and think you qualify, please contact us. We are always open to suggestions.

Artisans List is not for businesses that resell new product lines. 

Salvage and antique home furnishing businesses are eligible (no smalls)

Architectural Salvage
Architectural antiques, old building materials, old house parts

Cupolas & Skylights
Bells, clocks, steeples

Doors & Windows
Pocket doors, barn doors, interior doors and windows.shutters, exterior doors, custom doors

wood, tile, cement

Door, window, cabinetry, reproduction, historic

Fireplaces, chimney pots, radiators-covers, fans, grills,radiant heat for old houses, flu liners

Kitchen & Bath Fixtures & Plumbing
Tubs, sinks, plumbing, vanities, mirrors

Antique, restoration, handmade

Metal & Ironworks
Iron, wrought iron, metal works, cast iron

Paint & Finishing Supplies
Wood finishing, historic paints and paint colors, painting supplies, stencils, Print Rooms

Reproduction Millwork, Plaster & Wood
Molding, trim, brackets, corbels, railings, columns, finials, interiorvpaneling, mantels, columns, balustrades, banisters, risers,spiral staircases, stair treads, newel posts

Roofing & Siding
Tile, slate, shingles, gutters, snow guards, metal roofs

Soapstone, granite, hearths, stonework, counter tops

Antique tiles, handmade, restoration, tin ceiling tiles, medallions

Timberframe, timbers, logs

Tools & Building Supplies
Diy, materials, concrete,plaster, adhesives, epoxies, finishing products, tools

Barns, barnwood, reclaimed, wood, beams

All natural or organically produced: milk, cheese, yogurts, eggs, ice creams

Beer, Spirits, Juices, Raw Wine, Hard Cider, Cider

Fresh Produce
CSA’s, Local Farms that produce and sell: vegetables, fruits, maple syrups, meats, poultry, dairy, grains

All natural or organically grown: Soy beans, rye, popcorn, oats, corn, wheat, barley, buckwheat, millet, flours, gluten free, ancient grains

Poultry & Meat
All natural or organic, local or nationally sold, charcuterie, whole or share of beef, lamb, chickens, turkeys, jerky

Honey, extracts,chocolate, coffee, oils, pantry goods, preserves, pickled or ferments products,

Barns & Outbuildings
Barns, sheds, dovecotes, pergolas, carriage houses, porte-cochère, gazebos, storage, chicken coops, greenhouses, conservatories

Pre Constructed
Panelized or modular

Contractors & Construction Services (who specialize in old homes)
Builders, contractors, restoration specialty trades, plumbers, electricians

Old House Movers

Foundation repair, new foundations, old foundation reconstruction, water sealing, french drains


Ironwork, hardware, housewares, fencing and restorations

Brick & Stone Masons

Brick cleaning and re-pointing, concrete repair, fireplaces and chimneys


Restoration, renovation, preservation and finish carpenters

Furniture Makers

Traditional styled furniture makers, stripping, painting, restoration, upholstery, repair and kits


Glass blowers, hand blown, stained glass makers & repairs, glass repair

Millwork & Cabinet Makers

Old house custom window, doors, trim replacements and restoration services


Old house restoration painters, muralists, faux painters, specialized techniques


Plaster walls, trim work, ornamental plaster, plaster restoration

Wooden Boat Builders

Woodworking, fine finish carpenters, houseboats, yachts, boat restoration

Decorative Arts Supplies
Faux finishing & painting. murals, stenciling, decoupage

Paint & Wallcoverings
Paints, wallpapers, English Printrooms

Trade Schools

Villages & Farms
Learn & Work

Apprenticeship Programs


Linens & Textiles & Bedding
Linens, cotton, quilts, duvets, bedspreads, pillows, table linens & lace, textile care specialists

Period Furnishings (large & structural)
English, Chippendale, French, Country French, Swedish, Victorian furniture, Empire Furniture, Art & Crafts, Federal Furniture, Early American furniture, Shaker furniture, Amish furniture, Colonial American furniture, rustic, handmade, industrial, hand-crafted reproductions

Floor coverings
Floorcloths, hand made rugs: hooked, needlepoint, braided, kilim, dhurrie, oriental, natural fibers

Kitchen Designers

Kitchen Designers specific to traditional and unfitted kitchens

Custom Cabinet Makers

Custom kitchen cabinetry


Traditional in style, appliances with a hand made element and heritage lines

Plumbing Fixtures

Old tubs, sinks, fixtures, plumbing and hardware


Handmade, antique or vintage tiles

House plans, custom home design, restoration architects, historic architects

Engineering & Structural
Conservation, mold & humidity engineers, structural engineers, surveyors

Preservationists & Conservators
Building, fabrics, lighting, paint analysis, forensic paint analysis, coatings

Archaelogists, radiocarbon dating, dendrochronology (tree dating), historians

Landscape Designer
Landscape designers, historic landscape designers, & landscape Architects

Landscape Architect or Designer

Fencing companies, fencing materials: stone, wood, iron, concrete

Fountains, statues, entrance ways

Roads & Paths
Gravel, shell, roadway materials, cobble, Stones, brick, pavers

Mailboxes, house numbers, signs, historic plaques

Pools & Fountains
Water features. ponds, pools, fountains