Exterior Building Photo of 3520 Swenson Ave., St. Charles, Illinois

Franklin "Frank" Lewis, a 25 year veteran of the millworking industry, founded Franklin Finishing, Inc. to meet the growing demand for custom, pre-finished woodwork. Conveniently located in St. Charles, Illinois, Franklin Finishing, Inc.'s services the Chicago area commercial and residential builders, remodelers and millwork distributors.


Our Mission

To provide the best custom wood finishing solutions to our customers with unrivaled quality, value and service ensuring customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Our Vision

Utilizing innovation, technology and professional expertise to become the leading custom finishing solution provider in the Chicago region while fostering a positive work environment.

Mary and Frank Lewis, Owners
Frank Lewis and Mary Lewis

Our Values

  1. Unparalleled Customer
  2. Traditional Work Ethic
  3. Community Service
  4. Team Approach
  5. Creative Solutions
  6. Positive Attitude
  7. Integrity
  8. Performance
  9. Commitment to Employee Development
  10. Professionalism

"Well done is better than well said."

"If you want something done, ask a busy person."
                                 -Benjamin Franklin

"Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle."
                                 -Abraham Lincoln