“Building a home is also about building a relationship with the client. It doesn’t always stop at the project completion.” ~ Pete B.
Woodsmith Construction is a full service building company providing the finest in residential construction and fine home remodeling, with a special focus on outdoor retreats and exterior upgrades. Based in Bucks County, PA, Woodsmith Construction is licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and a member of NARI and the Better Business Bureau. Owner and builder/contractor Pete Buechle established the company in 2008.
Pete’s extensive experience leading up to starting his own business provided a foundation of knowledge that is a benefit to his clients to this day. Spending time in his grandfather’s wood shop as a kid, Pete built anything he could get his hands on, from bike ramps to tree forts. With an engineering mind and creative spirit, building came naturally for Pete, both in design and implementation. Grasping ideas easily and quickly, he could often just look at something and know how it worked. He got into construction at age 18 to help pay for college, and hasn’t looked back since. Pete met and worked with framers, designers, and builders along the way who guided and encouraged him, and eventually he worked for a large-scale builder who taught him the business side of ownership.
On top of the quality craftsmanship and attention to detail on every project, Pete brings creativity to the table. With an inherent ability to see beyond the blueprints, Pete is able to apply creative ideas to renovations and remodels. If and/or when challenges arise, Pete excels at finding solutions. He enjoys interfacing with clients and they appreciate the input. He especially gets satisfaction from helping clients see what is possible within a space. With Pete’s direct and professional approach, relaxed demeanor, reliability, and thoroughness, clients can feel confident that their home is in good hands.
“I like working with clients to develop ideas together in creating their dream space and seeing it go from absolutely nothing to something pretty significant. I’ll be the first and last person you’ll see on the job.” ~ Pete B.
A successful construction project is based on how well the process is set up from the beginning. At Woodsmith Construction, we make sure each phase is handled with care, every step of the way. There are many phases that go into a home renovation in order for projects to be done in a timely, efficient, and cost effective manner. We begin with a complimentary consultation, discussing what the client is looking for in a home renovation and how we can best help.
From there, we establish a budget, provide an estimate and work on a proposal with the full scope of the project. Moving forward with a contract and deposit, we work with the client and/or architect to begin the design process, production planning, creating a timeline, and taking care of any permitting needed. Being licensed in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey enables us to seamlessly work within both states if and when applicable. Appliances, finishes, and other materials are selected prior to production so that everything is ready to put in place with precision. This sets everything up for the production phase to run smoothly. When warranted, we bring in the highest quality subcontractors and creative professionals that we work with regularly, all of whom are licensed and insured.
Updates are provided throughout your project, i.e. what’s going to happen when, and what to expect along the way. If and/or when design changes happen, we do our best to make sure they are implemented as smoothly as possible, so renovations can continue in a timely fashion. At project completion, we do a full inspection and walk-through, ensuring everything is beyond satisfactory to the client. And it doesn’t end there. We have established many continuing relationships with clients, and are proud to say we have been called back for additional projects and recurring work multiple times.
Thank you to our many clients who we have had the pleasure to do work for.
"Peter is very professional and reliable. His woodwork and construction are top quality. He completed a renovation for my condo which another contractor said couldn't be achieved and also did a great job finishing my basement."
~ Evelyn M.
"We've used Woodsmith Construction for several renovations over the past ten years always with outstanding results. They have renovated our kitchen and our master bath, reconstructed our back entry after water damage, constructed built-ins in our family room, re-framed windows in the front of our house, constructed a custom pantry, and primed the re-roofing of our house. Peter is first person I call whenever we consider making improvements to the house."
~ Tiffany U.
"Pete Buechle, founder and owner of Woodsmith Construction, has done numerous residential and commercial jobs for my company. He brings a sense of true professionalism to every project he takes on. Peter himself is an exceptional craftsman and finished carpenter in additional to his keen, well-rounded general construction and renovation skills. His pricing is fair, he's a straight shooter, his job sites are neat and clean, he's always on-time or early to the job, he returns calls and texts in a timely manner and is extremely trustworthy. Pete has a "can do" approach to construction but he'll also tell you what you can or can't do and what you should or shouldn't do. Peter takes pride in his good business, design and construction sense and uses his years of experience to guide his clients into making wise budgetary decisions for their construction projects. One of the best contractors I have ever met. He consistently exceeds my expectations for excellence in his field."
~ Catherine K.