master craftsman by clients, colleagues, and competitors alike,
Ken Porter takes old fashioned
American pride in every job he undertakes no matter how large or
small. He rarely subcontracts because it’s
difficult to find people as particular about their work as he
is. He is now specializing in trim work, examples of which are
pictured on the Custom Trim page.
A native of
Garrettsville, Ohio, Porter has been living, working, and
raising his children in Northeast Ohio as has his family for
nearly 200 years.
construction work in high school and mastered the techniques of
laying floors, setting concrete, remodeling kitchens, and
building houses, pole barns, cabinetry—all the elements of
In 1990, Porter
started his own business building and remodeling houses. His
cabinetry and trim work are particularly sought after. He also does
general contracting, overseeing the completion of jobs and
All images on the site are of
items that were built by Ken except for the one on top of the
toy box, at right, which was built by Ken and his wife.