Restoring the past, building your future.

Remodeling yesterday’s homes for today’s living.

Honoring the integrity of your home.

Building with intention and quality craftsmanship.

Providing thoughtful and timeless design solutions.

Award-winning design-build firm.

Historically Driven

Things were done differently 100 years ago.

While our lifestyles have changed drastically, certain principles still ring true today.

Through our remodel work we shepherd through the best of it; the attention to detail, the quality, and the craftsmanship (it’s in our name).

We believe in timeless design and construction. In any house, vintage or contemporary, the spaces should integrate seamlessly into their surrounds.

Sometimes we wonder, what were they thinking in the 80s?

Process Oriented

At Craftsman Design and Renovation, we partner with you to remodel your kitchen, bathroom, basement, or exterior.

With over 25 years of experience, we’ve been around the block a time or two.

We understand the importance of organization, communication, and careful planning during a remodel.

We guide you through our design-build process and are with you every step of the way.

Relationship Focused

As a design-build firm, our goal is to get to know you, your home, and your vision.

Then, we provide you with the best design solutions and build with the highest-quality craftsmanship in the business.

The end result is a better future: for you, your family, and your home.

And you also leave with a lifelong partner in us.


We hired CDR to renovate our entire 1916 Portland Craftsman home. It was a remarkably successful experience. The entire team, from design to construction, were supportively responsive to design modifications, resourceful at specific detail discussions and were always reliable with communication throughout the entire 1year+ project. Combine that with the quality of the sub contractors skill and project management’s tight scheduling, we’d have to say we were very satisfied with our complete experience.

Craftsman Design made our kitchen remodel experience much more pleasant than we expected. Without exception, the whole team was knowledgeable, professional, and dependable throughout the process. The lead carpenter, Nate, was truly exceptional in his attention to detail, and the design team captured exactly what we wanted the final kitchen to look like. We will definitely use Craftsman Design again for future remodeling projects and recommend them highly.

The people at Craftsman Design did a site visit, talked with me and my husband extensively, and came back with several options in detail drawings. We worked collaboratively and came up with plans that fully expressed our vision of what we wanted our living room and dining room to look like and function. The work was very professional and the sawdust contained. We are totally enjoying our Craftsman remodeled living room and dining room. These are great people to work with.

This was the third project for which we have hired Craftsman Design and Renovation. We trust Wade and his team with our home. We appreciate the highly collaborative process Craftsman Design uses to ensure that the contractor and the owner agree on detailed plans and specifications and price before any work is begun. And we couldn’t be happier with the results. We have a 1912 Craftsman house that has been revived by Wade’s excellent design advice and the great workmanship of the CDR team.

Over the years, we’ve talked to thousands of people about their remodels – their hopes, ambitions, and dream scenarios. We’ve talked to remodel pros, DIY veterans, novice homeowners, and everyone in between. All of them asking the same question: “Is this the right company to choose for our remodel?”

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Welcome to the Neighborhood! In this final installment of our 5-part series, we’re taking you through 3 neighboring areas with older and historic homes. We’ll share some reasons why we love them, some insights on their history, and show off some of our favorite projects we’ve done in these areas. Today’s featured neighborhoods: Eastmoreland, Westmoreland, and Sellwood!

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Welcome to the Neighborhood! This is part 4 of our 5-part Portland neighborhood series where we are exploring some of our favorite neighborhoods this city has to offer! We’ll share reasons why we love them, insights on their history, and showcase some of our favorite projects we’ve done in these areas. Today’s featured neighborhood: Mt Tabor!

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