cut out, boxes and shelves first, then
“If there is something special we
usually run it at the end, like custom
engraving or detail,” Dulka said. “Once
the boxes are assembled by Mozaik
assembly sheets, the face frames are
finished and attached to the boxes for
finishing of exposed ends.”
Drawers are installed and doors are
made (using Mozaik cutlists) and it all
comes together and then is installed.
Deerpark has done some custom
signs for businesses, farms, and clubs.
They have also done a lot of custom
moulding for contractors and for
themselves for jobs, including crown,
casings and coves.
The equipment lineup at Deerpark
Creations includes the CAMaster
Panther CNC router with eight-tool
changer and 5 x 8 bed, Powermatic
table saw, Grizzly shaper, two Delta
shapers, Woodmaster 40-inch drum
sander, Woodmaster 18-inch mould-
ing machine, Festool Kapex sliding
compound miter saw, Safety Speed
Manufacturing panel saw, Powermatic
8-inch jointer, Kreg Foreman pocket
hole machine, Blum door hinger, and
three Craftsman table saws.
Dulka said his military experience
has helped him operate a shop.
“After being in the Army for more
than 20 years and a lot of it being
deployed and overseas, running a business seems easy, LOL,” Dulka said. “I
was a Warrant Officer which meant I
was (in a) specialized career field, a lot
of leadership, responsibility, and teaching, so it helps me manage day to day
“Our future is always open. Everything we do is a new adventure so it’s
never repetitive. We did this year get
on with some builders on new house
builds which have been a challenge but
very fun.” ✚
Software has helped shop show customers
how their ideas will look as finished pieces.
Deerpark Creations has grown in stages in its northern Minnesota hometown.
Mozaik software helped reduce time
needed to complete a kitchen cabinet job.
CAMaster Panther CNC router has eight-tool changer and 5 x 8 bed.
Who: Deerpark Creations
Where: Trail, Minnesota
Products: Kitchen and bath
cabinets, mouldings, signs
At a glance