Creating a Custom Wood Map - From Design to Delivery
At Notting Hill Designs, we specialize in creating unique and personalized custom wood maps of lakes, rivers, and coastlines from all over the world. With nearly 3,000 maps made to date, no two maps are the same. Our process starts with understanding the specific needs and requests of our clients.
When you place an order with us, we ask for details such as the lake name, locations to be marked, personalization, and anything else that will make your wood map an original design. Once we have this information, we begin designing the map, and we will send you a proof for review. You can make as many adjustments as you like until the map is just right.
The next stage in the map-making process is the actual cutting of the design. To create a 3D wood map, we must first cut the layers from wood. The top layer is the land portion around the lake, and the bottom portion is the water. We use a large CO2 laser machine that allows us to cut maps up to 30x40 inches in size.
Once the cutting is done, we move on to the sanding and preparing the wood map for staining and sealing. We stain every little piece, as many lakes have tiny little islands that must be prepared.
The final stage in creating your 3D wood map is framing the map in the client's choice of frames. We include hanging hardware with the frame so that it is ready to hang upon receipt. All of our frames are made of high-quality materials and are designed to complement your custom wood map perfectly.
When you choose Notting Hill Designs, you can trust that your custom wood map will be of the highest quality and will be a beautiful and meaningful addition to your home or office. We pride ourselves on providing our customers with excellent customer service and work with you every step of the way to ensure that your map is exactly what you envision.