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Transform your Dream Space

into Reality

Residential & Commercial


New Construction

Remodeling & Renovations

Construction Management

Pre-Construction Design & Estimating


The construction process can be a challenge. Get project support

from start to finish.

Want More Space & Extra Income?

How About an Increase in Your Property Value?

Learn more about Accessory Dwelling Units here.


Our licensed contracting professionals offer a full workmanship guarantee.

Do your research. Ask as many questions as you need. You deserve a peace of mind.


Design Guidelines

Design Review

Selection of Pre-Construction Team

(i.e. architects, engineers)

Contract Negotiation and Review

Construction Financial Projections/Analysis

Location Analysis


Coordination and Discussion with Architects, Engineers and Local Authorities

(i.e. City Officials, Landlords, Neighbors)

Comprehensive Review of Site Plan

Design Document Reviews

Budget Estimates Review

Bid Phase Services

Guidance in General Contractor Selection

Project Coordination with Construction Team

Assistance in Project Close-Out / Handover


Owner's Representative Services Plus

Detailed Site Survey

Cost Control Management

Value Engineering in Pre-Construction and Construction Phases

Project Coordination and Scheduling

Quality Control Planning

Assistance in Permitting and Regulatory Approvals


Construction Management Services plus

Coordination and Contracting with Vendors and Subcontractors

Integrated Payment Services to Vendors and Subcontractors

Providing Direct Labor and Materials As-Necessary

Permitting and Regulatory Approvals pertaining to Construction Works

1-Year Limited Warranty of Labor and Materials

Optional Extended Warranty

How It Works

From Pre-Construction

Detailed Site Survey
Comprehensive Review of Site Plan
Design Document Reviews
Budget Estimates
Cost Control Management
Project Coordination and Scheduling
Quality Control Planning
Consultation of Design Efficiency
Permitting and Regulatory Approvals
Bid Phase Services
Owner’s Representative Service


Create Project Timeline
Budgeting Services
Demolition and Cleanup
Efficient Build Out Process
On-site Quality Control
Daily Performance Report
Safety and Cleanliness Management
Fulfillment of Inspection Requirements
Complimentary Final Cleanup
Advisory Service to Obtain Certificates
One (1) Year Limited Warranty 
Owner’s Handover Checklist
Comprehensive Owner Training

To Post-Construction

Close-out Process
Secure Operations Manual
Complete Agency Certifications
Scheduled Maintenance Package
On-Site Repairs
24-hour Response
Extended Warranty Program (optional)

Faded Office Corridor

About Us

CHISEL & TOOL, a division of Bliss Holding Group Inc. (est. 2003) is a boutique construction management firm serving Southern California communities to construct their creative dream spaces into reality.  The Pasadena-based company is led by a vision to offer quality craftsmanship, transparency, and unsurpassed value in its construction services. 


The Principal, Isaac Bliss Tanihaha, is an 18-year construction industry veteran with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and a M.Sc. in Construction Engineering Management from University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). The principal’s engagement and involvement are assured in every Chisel & Tool’s project success.


We understand construction can be daunting and every project has its unique challenges, however we are determined to provide a customized solution and ease the burdens off our clients. With core principles of integrity and respect, we take a modern approach to creating a holistic experience from consultation, building process until completion. We advocate for transparency and clear communication in every step of the process, guiding and educating clients through a team of positive minds and problem-solving skill sets.

Building on trust and relationships, Chisel & Tool is always committed to serve with the client’s goal in mind.


We're here for the long-haul. We take our license and your project seriously, ensure steps to study the scope of work, review your design and analyze all the details before sending over a detailed proposal. 


We commit to respond to you within 24 hours, provide transparent and reasonable pricing, maintain clean, safe and organized work site and use materials that meet all industry standards. We provide clients with a minimum One-Year warranty on the completed project. 


Our valuable resources page offer generous, helpful tips and advice you'll need to complete a successful project. We believe you should be well-informed and educated during the decision-making process so there are no surprises and enjoy a seamless, positive experience.


At Design Stage?

We'll send over an accurate quote.

Easy to read. No hidden costs. Just a clear and straight-forward bid.

Still thinking?

Let us know how we can help.


© 2020 by CHISEL & TOOL

Bliss Holding Group Inc. dba Chisel and Tool

CA CSLB License 904522

D-U-N-S 82-653-7180

CA DRE License 01351574

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