Azadian Custom Works

Hand crafted in New York

Founded in 1899 by inventor, engineer, and tinkerer Harutun Bab Azadian, upon his arrival in New York City.  Azadian later moved to Syracuse, New York where he founded the Azadian Gage and Instrument Company and became one of the countries most outstanding watchmakers and innovative designers. Currently Azadian Custom Works is owned and operated by Thomas and Robert Cargen the Great Grandsons in collaboration with Henry and Michael Cargen the Grandsons of H.B. Azadian himself. Everything we make is crafted from hand selected materials to ensure each item is unique and one of a kind. Focusing on repurposed wood, metals and unique materials to achieve a level of uniqueness and authenticity not found anywhere else. We don't just build for the loving of building, we do it to satisfy our endless passion for bending wood and shaping metal.

 Each piece custom-made - Each piece unique.

Building Materials

All building materials are hand selected by our craftsman Thomas, and Robert Cargen.  Because our product line is so extensive we use all kinds of building materials.  Anything from organic foliage to recycled building material.  All wood is obtained from local lumber mills and harvested from local job sights.  Most all woods can be obtained for custom jobs or special requests.  We also hold a wide selection of gnarly shapes, great for furniture and sculptures. 

Most Commonly Used Wood Type

While we specialize in all different species of wood and are able to obtain any kind of building material for the job. The following species are the most commonly used in building: 

  • Walnut
  • Cherry
  • Oak
  • Maple
  • Pine
  • Fur
  • Hemlock
  • Spruce
  • Cedar
  • Black Locust
  • Apple
  • Purple Heart
  • Manzanita

Lumber Mills

Here are some of the lumber mills we use and like to support. We support our local businesses, because they support us. 


 we have a broad and strong background in custom pieces. Call: 315-294-0511 — Contact Us