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.

Marjorie Decaire – Accounts Payable

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sanjam Arora – Designer

Sanjam has been working in the millwork/design industry for almost seven years. She takes pride in creating functional spaces and designs which feel personal to her clients. Her goals are to excel in the field of interior design.

Jill Stoneman – Senior Project Manager
Carly Foley – Administration
Caitlin Poirier – Designer
Evan Filion – Purchaser
Jacob John – Drafting/Shop Drawings