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.


Sylvie Renaud, In-House Designer & Estimator

Sylvie joined Cedar Ridge in 2017.  She graduated from the Interior Design Program at La Cite in 2003.  Sylvie is fluent in English and French, and has many years’ experience in cabinetry design.  She loves to solve design challenges, works with many styles, and enjoys seeing your dreams come to reality.


Robert Brouilllet, Shop Foreman & Custom Fabrication

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.   He now manages all shop production.


Ryan Hiemstra, Shop Drawings & Purchasing

Ryan joined the administration team at Cedar Ridge in 2018.  He aids in Project Coordination, produces shop drawings and manages material flow.  Ryan recently completed an engineering degree at Carleton University and has previous experience in sales and construction.


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.