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Building Mockups of Your Design for Clients

Building Mockups of Your Design for Clients

Mockups of your design are important to helping your clients to visualize design details.  In this video, I show how I built a mockup of the edge profile for a Mid-Century nightstand design, so the client can visualize what their piece will look like with different edge bevels. I also want them to get an idea of what the two-tone stain would look like.

I don’t mock up all my projects. I feel out about the conversation and listen to my client’s concerns. I will build the mock-up if a concern can be addressed with a stain sample or mock-up. This extra time alleviates stress during the project and builds confidence with the client and me that the project will turn out awesome.

How to build models and mockups is the theme today.  I show how a single mockup can be built to display various design options, to help your client visualize what the final design is going to look like.

A Few Notable Tools I Used

General Finishes Die Stain

Festool Domino

Woodworker II

I’m the owner of Benham Design Concepts, a mixed media art studio where I design and build custom furniture and other works of art using wood, glass, stone, and various metals.
In this blog, I talk about the art I create, my journey, and the things I learn along the way.