Workshop machinery. Close up view of the Martin surface planer
Workshop machinery. Close up showing the cutting head (guard removed only for the purpose of photography).
Workshop machinery. Martin contour thicknesser in work.
Workshop machinery. Detail of spindle moulder with cutting block.
Workshop machinery. Programming the spindle moulder, each machine has a similar console.
Workshop machinery. Photograph showing spindle moulder and automatic feed in the background.
Workshop machinery. Laser technology to align timber on the panel saw.
Workshop machinery. Guard lifted to show blade and timber, the guard normally rests just above the height of the timber, and dust is extracted through this.
Workshop machinery. Panel saw aligning a board prior to cutting.
Workshop machinery Gordon with our Martin spindle moulder.
Workshop machinery. Joe using the surface planer. Workshop in the background.
Workshop machinery. Gordon setting the length stop on the panel saw.
Workshop machinery. Dafydd using a machine that assists in making dovetail joints.
Workshop machinery. Joe using the surface planer.
Workshop machinery. Gordon with our Martin spindle moulder.
Workshop machinery. Dafydd using the dimension panel saw.
One of our vehicles fully liveried.
Concave corner cabinet.
Putting the finishing touches to fitting a drawer.
The following sequence of photographs shows a bespoke island being built, starting with the plinth.
The main body under construction. View from the back.
View from the front.
More work on the plinth section.
Carousels fitted into the cylindrical section.
Fitting the honeycomb and turn table section.
Part of the island that will take the glass bar.
Veneering the top section, glass will be fitted over this.
Detail of the veneer work the centre is Burr Walnut with a border of inlaid Maple. To the rear left the round top, this will later have sections of Walnut inlay radiating out from the centre.
Detail showing the work involved, each section of this feature is individually made.
View showing the whole island taking shape. It is ready to have the paint and lacquer applied.
Two ends of the Art Décor style table
Fitting the table ends together.
View through one end showing the X rail detail.
Both these lads are Dafydd! Dafydd on the left was with us a short while on work experience. Dafydd on the right is showing how to select timber, these boards will become the top part of the Art Décor style table.
Corner seating being made
The following sequence of photographs show the construction of an island and tall cylindrical tower. One off the finished pair is in our showroom, you are welcome to view this completed.
Joe working on the curved doors.
Gordon fitting bottle racks to the curved doors.
Bottle rack components
Bottle racks under construction.
Components machined for the curved doors.
Curved doors being glued up, special cradles were made for this operation.
View of the workshop.
Some dovetailed drawers.
Gordon working on the plinth / base of the island.
View in the workshop.
Tall cylindrical cabinet set in cradles and being glued together
The island taking shape.
Another view of the cylindrical tower, the plinth to the island in the background.
Starting to build up the complete item.
Joe fitting the doors.
The tall tower in the front has the lighting section fitted.
Checking the Quartz tops.
These pieces of furniture are now ready for the spray-shop.
Being assembled after spraying a combination of paint and clear lacquer.
The finished item ready for delivery, one is in Chichester and we have retained one in our showroom. Please visit and see for yourself the craftsmanship and quality.
Another project started the finished piece can be seen in other sections of our website.
Gordon working on some base cabinets.
This shows a cutlery drawer. The cabinets are a combination of Walnut and Maple, with some parts to be painted made from Tulip-wood and MDF.
Cabinets under construction, Walnut exteriors and Maple interiors.
Part of a large centre island.
Further view of the island after finishing in lacquer and soft cream paint.
This is the start of some Walnut chairs, showing front and back legs.