Dr Solly

Dr Solly

Expertise Woodworking, millwork and custom cabinet making
Education New York Medical College


  • 35 years of woodworking experience.
  • Specialized in millwork and custom cabinet making.
  • ER doctor turned full-time woodworking enthusiast.


William Solly, affectionately known as ‘Grandpa Will’, is a woodworking virtuoso with a remarkable 35-year journey in the craft. His expertise covers a wide range of woodworking disciplines, but he’s especially renowned for his exquisite millwork and custom cabinets.

Before dedicating himself entirely to woodworking, William balanced a career as an ER doctor, showcasing his diverse talents and dedication. Now, he spends his days in his impressive workshop, crafting and sharing his immense knowledge with the SimpleWoodworker community.


M.D., New York Medical College (1974-1979)

Work History

  • ER Doctor, Suny Upstate (1980-2020)
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