shop overview

Plank Road Woodworks is a custom design/build shop located in Charlottesville, Virginia that serves residential, commercial, and institutional clients. The company was founded by designer craftsman Glenn Heimgartner in 2010 and specializes in fine wood furniture and other custom wood products with a clean, natural, and contemporary feel.

PRW is an alternative to mass-produced furniture and decor. We make unique pieces in low volume production with premium material and quality craftsmanship and we are passionate about what we do.

custom design

premium hardwood

fine craftsmanship

logs to furniture service

Trademarks include simple, clean, contemporary design; premium hardwood; fine craftsmanship; and genuine customer service.


PRW strives to balance aesthetics with functionality, design with craftsmanship, and machines with hand tools. Material is primarily from local forests and reclaimed sources and each piece is hand picked for premium quality. The process of fine craftsmanship is fully embraced from design thru fabrication and finishing.

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