workshop

The workshop

Where the magic happens

This is where the pride and passion of our team comes to the fore. Every frame, door, drawer and carcase in your kitchen is made by our team of craftsmen in our Hampshire workshops. Solid wood is strong, but will still shrugs off the inevitable knocks, spills, scuffs and scrapes of normal domestic life. It also keeps its good looks more or less for ever – in fact, it improves with age. It’s served us and our clients well for more than 35 years, and our fellow craftsmen for centuries. Why would we, or you, really consider anything else?

The tools of our trade
The tools of our trade

Guy leads our workshop team, who still use some of the same hand tools they picked up the day they started. Some things really do get better with age.

Material benefits
Material benefits

Within your overall kitchen concept, we’ll use specialist materials in specific locations, such as breadboard ends next to an AGA to prevent warping, cracking, overheating or other damage.

Exactly right
Exactly right

The craftsman’s practised eye, skilled hand, lifetime’s experience and relentless attention to detail is plain to see in our bespoke solid wooden kitchens.

Built to last
Built to last

We use traditional dovetail joints in box constructions such as drawers to ensure strength and trueness. Cutting these joints by hand takes real skill and experience.

The best-laid plans
The best-laid plans

We don’t use draughtsmen or computers to produce our plans: they’re all drawn up by the craftsmen themselves, based on personal knowledge and understanding of materials and techniques.

Power and precision
Power and precision

Our precision equipment and skilled machinists allow us to make all the different pieces for your kitchen to extremely fine tolerances, with absolute consistency.

Shaping your world
Shaping your world

A bespoke kitchen is made to fit the space, not the other way round. That often calls for some intricate cutting and imaginative problem-solving by our craftsmen and fitters.

Made to measure
Made to measure

We have the skills and tools to make whatever you need – and since you’re not restricted to a manufacturer’s specifications, feel free to set us a challenge: we’re always up for it.

The perfect finish
The perfect finish

This is your kitchen, and you’re welcome to get involved. One client spent a day liming her own cupboard doors to achieve the exact shade and finish she wanted.

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