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Blackstar Construction Group


Santa Barbara-based Blackstar Construction Group (probably not named after my favorite Radiohead song) is a general contractor specializing in Mission / Craftsman woodwork, interior architecture and detailing.

While their website does show off some very appealing jobs, many more of their projects are up on Flickr for the world to see, photographed by their friend Justin Wagner - I'm actually surprised more craftspeople don't take this approach - and it's easy to tell that they really take pride in the quality of their wood and skill. Some of my favorites: