About Us

Old World Craftsmanship Meets New World Technology

Cedar Ridge Proudly Serves Eastern Ontario



Drawing on the experience of generations of rich heritage craftsmanship, Cedar Ridge Designs has designed and manufactured custom cabinetry and commercial millwork since 2004.


We provide custom cabinetry to homeowners, developers and general contractors, creating exceptional living and working spaces. Located near Maxville, Ontario, we serve all eastern Ontario communities, including the Ottawa, Cornwall, Alexandria, Hawkesbury, Casselman and Brockville areas.


At Cedar Ridge Designs, we think locally, buy locally, and build locally. We’re from here, and we source all of our building materials from here, including premium hardwood. We combine traditional craftsmanship with modern technology to deliver superior woodworking projects and premium end-to-end service, and we do it all here in eastern Ontario.


No Mistakes & No Surprises with Vivid 3D Computer Models


Utilizing the latest technology we provide you with concise drawings and an itemized estimate, which ensures that you get exactly what you want at a price you can afford – no mistakes, no surprises. We will provide you with a 3D virtual model of projects of all shapes and sizes for your reference.


Our team of experts are known for their precision and craftsmanship. Cedar Ridge Designs delivers the highest quality cabinetry at competitive prices, and we stand behind our work. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. View some of our past projects here.


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Our Team

Colin Unruh, President & Owner

Colin and his wife Denise founded Cedar Ridge in 2004.   Colin is President and General Manager of Cedar Ridge and is hands-on in sales and estimating.   He has 25 years’ experience in the woodworking and cabinet making industry.

Sam Taylor, Project Coordinator/CNC Programmer

Sam joined Cedar Ridge in 2011.  His previous background includes architectural technology, and education and field experience in the residential sector.  He enjoys the challenges and fast-paced environment that custom cabinetry and millwork offers, similar to the architectural service field.


Keith Morris – Operations Manager

Keith joined the team in December, 2018. He has been team-building and in senior management for many years. He enjoys people, being challenged, and building strong teams and cultures to provide the best service for our customers.

Cedar Ridge Designs creates custom cabinetry and millwork, where every customer has different exciting projects, and where Keith enjoys opportunities to learn every day.

Marjorie Decaire, Administration

Marjorie joined Cedar Ridge as Administrator in 2011.  With 35 years of administrative experience, she is responsible for all bookkeeping functions, human resources, and provides support to the sales and production team.


Robert Brouillet – Shop Foreman/Master Cabinetmaker

Robert joined Cedar Ridge in 2006. Robert is a Red Seal Certified Cabinetmaker. He completed his apprenticeship with Cedar Ridge through Conestoga College, which is now the largest woodworking training centre in North America.

Julinda Balca, Sales and Design

Julinda has been working in residential Interior Design for 15 years. She specializes in residential kitchen/bathroom (and other millwork) design. Her main focus is to offer her clientele a unique, professional, and personalized experience, all while creating the perfect balance between beauty and functionality. During her career she has worked closely with individual clients as well as builders, architects and other designers. Whether a single kitchen reno or a complete new custom build, she is able to oversee her projects from brief to completion.

Julinda can also provide further interior design services (space layout, furniture layout, furniture and lighting selection/sourcing, finishes and decor, etc.). Julinda loves that her career affords her the ability to continuously learn and is always excited to apply new knowledge to her work.

We are very excited to begin working with Julinda.

She can be reached at: julinda@cedarridgedesigns.ca, Mobile #: 613-898-9070 and is available by appointment at our new Design Studio at 675 Industrial Avenue, Ottawa.

Stephanie Quosdorf, Designer

Stephanie entered the interior design field in 2015, but her love for design far outdates that. Her first job at a home décor boutique sparked her passion for design and decorating. Along with her custom millwork industry experience she has an education in business, interior decorating, kitchen and bath standards and interior design. Stephanie’s ambition to educate herself on kitchen and bath standards and practices as well as interior design trends is endless. She looks forward to applying this inspiration and knowledge to your upcoming project.
She can be reached at: stephanie@cedarridgedesigns.ca

Evan Filion – Purchasing and Shop Drawings

Evan joined the team in July, 2019 with an education in Business Administration and over 10 years of sales and services. He enjoys thinking creatively and takes pride in boosting employee morale. He aids in Project Coordination, produces shop drawings and manages material flow. His prime focus is always developing his knowledge and understanding in cabinet design, manufacturing and installation.

Eric Legault – Shop Drawings

Eric joined the team in August, 2019 and recently graduated from Algonquin College in the Cabinetmaking and Furniture Technician program with a background in Computer Programming and Woodworking. Eric enjoys the ability to work in the shop as well as producing shop drawings.