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St. Catherine of Siena Church in Wilmington, DE was interested in new church pews. Deacon Francis Staab and Pastor Fr. John Hynes at St. Catherine were interested in curved church pews which add the feeling of community to the congregation only radius pews offer.  

The parish also wished to avoid the problems of delaminating that occurs with veneer pew supports and pew backs offered by other companies.  Veneer pew supports often delaminate from floor cleaning and are near impossible to refinish down the road.   

Egan's Church Furnishings and Restorations worked with the design engineers at Ratigan-Schottler on ideas for fabricating an all solid curved pew seat, pew back and solid pew supports with no veneer in the pew construction.  Egan’s then had custom solid 1st and select solid red oak radius (curved) church pews delivered and installed at the renovated St. Catherine of Siena Church.  

There was a very tight window for installation of the new pews (5 days) and required Egan’s project management skills to coordinate in person meetings with the parish, the flooring contractor and communicating directly with the Ratigan-Schottler Manufacturing engineers and installation crew.  

Egan’s was on site for delivery of the new church pews and did a walk through inspection with Deacon Francis upon installation, “Jim & Bob Egan’s personal service is unmatched in the industry.”

Egan’s Church Furnishings and Restorations is proud to be the representative for Ratigan-Schottler Church Furniture Company. Over the years, we have ensured that we are carrying only the best sanctuary furniture and church furniture in Boston and around the country.

Our hand-crafted church furniture, fabricated from high-quality hard wood are perfect for adding a prayerful and inspirational atmosphere to your church, chapel or other worship site. Our hand-carved church furnishings offer excellent solutions including radius pews for parish congregations with in person project management experience of Jim and Bob Egan.

Egan’s Church Furnishings is your one stop source for church furnishings. No matter what your vision is for your church, we can create it to bring a reflective, prayerful feel to your place of worship. If you're looking for church furniture or church pews, contact us.

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