About Me

Cherry Brook Woodworks builds one-of-a-kind custom commissioned furniture.

Peter Aleksa grew up on a small farm in Cheshire CT.  The beginning to becoming a custom furniture maker started while building a post and beam barn.  Peter has a degree  from the University of New Hampshire in Environmental Science and Marine Biology.  He then attended a school in Boston teaching traditional woodworking techniques.  After working for a nationally known antique dealer and a prestigious furniture shop, Peter and his wife Maile settled in Canton CT.  Their, he rebuilt a barn on their property that is now the home of Cherry Brook Woodworks.