The first step in any project is listening. Before I begin designing, I understand the vision my clients have, and together we bring it to reality.
— Jim Plukas

Skill. Experience. Artistry.

Jim Plukas offers more than 25 years of experience in creating custom furniture and cabinetry. He opened James Plukas Furniture in 1993 in Rochester, NY, where he serves clients nationwide.

Jim specializes in high-quality veneers and one-of-a-kind designs for both residential and corporate clients. He is known for his expertise in custom woodworking, refined millwork, hand-detailing, and skilled craftsmanship.

From the boardroom to the kitchen, Jim’s designs and craftsmanship leave memorable impressions in form, color, and proportion.

Gallery Appearances


  • Partner with Rick Wrigley at Gatehouse Furniture Studio, Holyoke, MA
    Completed residential and corporate commissions through architectural firms for clients such as Time Warner, CDC Capital, Bob Bass General Partners, and Cline Davis Mann Advertising.
  • Associate for Bruce Volz, Easthampton, MA
    Designed for galleries and completed commission work for Robert Stern Architects and Kohn Pederson Fox Conway.
  • Furniture Collaborative, Rochester, NY
    Designed and created conference tables and credenzas for Hardwood House, Cumberland Furniture, and Gunlocke Furniture.
  • Leeds Design Workshop, Easthampton, MA