Precision. Excellence. Technology.

Transformational Commercial + Luxury Residences

20+ Years of Experience and  Excellence

Established in 1993, We have Extensive experience creating and installing Custom, unique architectural and aesthetic finishes throughout the U.S.

30 years ago, Buda Woodworks was established with the goal of creating inspiring, transformative spaces that utilize the highest quality of materials. We continue to operate with the same values and drive for excellence that we started with – however, we now operate even faster and with more precision and thoughtfulness. Through our decades of experience, leading-edge technology, acclaimed turn-key process, and deep knowledge of custom millworks, architectural woodwork, metals, fabrics, stones and plastics, we have delivered exceptional service, installation and attention to detail on every project.

the BUDA advantage

It’s our art. It’s our passion. It’s our legacy. Buda Woodworks combines decades of experience with state-of-the-art technology to create distinctive spaces of sophistication and beauty. With superior quality and attention to detail, we design, build and install highly-complex projects to exacting specifications that make a lasting impact — and all at the most efficient cost.


the leadership team

Kent Cook



Kent Cook, CEO, came to Buda Woodworks in October 2021. Prior to arriving at Buda, Kent was President of Durcon, a Wilsonart Company, where he led a team delivering custom work tops for laboratory facilities around the globe. He spent 10 years with Hilti, including three years in Switzerland and two years managing DRILCO, a Schlumberger company in Houston. In his 20+ years of management experience, Kent has worked in and visited 44 countries and all 50 states. Kent received his Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Brigham Young University, a Master of International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and an MBA from Arizona State University. Kent and his wife Emily have five children, who keep them busy in their free time with school, athletics and music activities. ​

Mark Noggle



Mark Noggle, Director of Finance, started at Buda Woodworks in May of 2022. He is responsible for all accounting and finance activities, banking relationships, financial reporting, maintaining vendor and customer relationships and working closely with members of the ELT for all financial related needs. Prior to arriving at Buda Woodworks, Mark spent years at Jim Myers & Sons, Inc. as the Director of Finance in the Charlotte, NC area. His first 11 years of his career were spent with BASF Corporation in the Charlotte, NC and Houston, TX areas in a variety of accounting and finance roles. He holds his MBA from the University of Mississippi and undergraduate business degree from Southwestern University where he played on the baseball team. In his free time, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife, 1-year-old daughter and two yellow labs, and watching Astros baseball and Hurricanes hockey on TV.

Daniel Montoya



Daniel Montoya, Director of Installation, has been with Buda Woodworks since 2000. During his career with Buda, he worked as shop manager for several years during significant revenue growth before making the transition to managing all aspects of installation. Under his leadership, Daniel has overseen many of the largest millwork projects in the company’s history. Daniel leads all aspects of installation including oversight of third-party partners, and his years of experience in the shop give him the unique expertise to guide all decisions related to proper installation of millwork.

Alyson Jackson



Alyson Jackson, Accounting and HR Manager, started with BWW in March 2008. She manages all administrative needs of the office as well as running Human Resources, payroll, contracts, insurance and accounting. Before moving to the Buda area, she worked for a builder finance group in Houston in the accounting department. She moved to Kyle, Texas so her son could start Kindergarten in a small town. He is now out of high school but still keeps her on her toes. She often says her son is her greatest accomplishment. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with my friends on a nice patio and watching any crime show she can find on TV.

Albert Cabrera


Albert Cabrera, PLANT MANAGER

Albert Cabrera, Plant General Manager, has been with Buda Woodworks since 2008. In his 15 years with Buda Woodworks, Albert has become an expert in all aspects of millwork production including drafting, engineering, designing, manufacturing, and project management. Albert knows all aspects of CNC controls and programming as well as expertise in Microvellum and Router CIM software. He is also certified in all aspects of AWI. Albert is fluent in English and Spanish, and his network of industry professionals is second to none. Albert and his wife live in San Marcos with their two children.

who we've worked with

Buda Woodworks has been in business since 1993, providing custom design, fabrication and installation of premium-grade architectural millwork, woodwork and casework for commercial and residential projects. 

Since 1993, we have grown to become Central Texas’ largest and most reliable source for Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) Premium Grade architectural woodwork and we are known for our turnkey ability to design, build and install high-complexity projects to exacting specifications.

Your Idea is Our Purpose

You dream it. We create it. With the highest quality materials to bring life, texture and additional visual impact to your space. 

Our craftsmen and designers have been certified by the AWI to produce wood products for commercial projects according to the highest woodworking standards. Much of our growth comes as a result of referrals from satisfied customers as well as the quality of our high-visibility projects. Our experience also gives us the ability to work with architects and designers to value engineer projects and achieve the desired look at the most effective cost.

Buda Woodworks has an experienced management team coupled with a stellar safety record. Employees are committed to a set of values, including integrity, respect, innovation and safety. Each project is carefully coordinated by an AWI-tested project manager, who is the primary interface between the general contractor and the craftsmen. Their goal is to make sure each job is handled professionally, meeting or exceeding expectations.