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I have been in the trade for 40 years and served my apprenticeship in a small workshop in Newbury where the work was very specialised. I left there to become self employed and worked on all types of jobs ranging from industrial work (curved teak windows for Abbey National Building in Reading - shuttering for Proto type building for Blue Circle Cement Company at Aldermaston - cut roof for MacDonald's Newbury) to extensions for domestic houses where I would cut the roof on and do both the first & second fix inside. I moved to Bath in 1984 where I mostly did renovation work and eventually built a customer base which involved furniture again, so I can confidently say I have covered every corner of the wood trade and there is no job which I have not had experience in involving wood.

All the furniture that I make has been hand crafted with traditional tools and attention to detail.
The client will usually have an idea of the type of furniture they would like, and with a list of clients needs I will design the furniture to suit, whether it be free standing of totally fitted.
One of the biggest advantages I can offer is personal attention, I talk with the client I design the piece I build it and I fit it and there are never any mistakes, unlike the bigger companies where your furniture may be handled by five or six people who all have to understand your needs.

All the work shown on this web site has been handmade by myself, although I will fit pre-made kitchens bedrooms and bathrooms etc I never take photo of them, I only take photos of work that is bespoke.