Category Archives: Design

Design ideas on how to approach your built-in wardrobe project

Light Montana Oak Wardrobe

Bernard in Kent designed this angled wardrobe in (light Montana) oak. This cabinet is angled in the depth. At the top of the angle rather than ending to a point, we create a flat section so that the doors lie … Continue reading

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Conversion of bedroom into walk-in wardrobe – in white melamine

This walk-in wardrobe was designed and built by Mark in Croydon. The walk-in wardrobe consists of a number of open shelves, hanging spaces for long dresses as well as shirts and trousers, deep drawers. Big open spaces above hanging rails allow … Continue reading

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Stylish Bedroom with gloss white cabinet and custom made curved desk

Caroline in Oxfordshire designed this stylish bedroom with high-gloss, mirror cabinet and custom made desk. The high-gloss, floor to ceiling cabinets fits beautifully into this bedroom with sloped ceilings. To follow the slope of the ceiling the cabinets are angled in … Continue reading

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Tall angled Shaker style doors in American White Oak

Tall angled shaker style doors for Andrew in Surrey, made from American White Oak These doors were made by hand in the workshop by one of our craftsmen. Doors waiting for collection, complete with plinths, scribe pieces and hardware. 1

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Primed mdf cupboards with shaker style doors (Part I)

This is one of two cupboards to go into living room alcoves. The cupboards are at the right height for the TV to go on top of one of them. Hinge plate awaiting hinge Note the arrow which points to the … Continue reading

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Utility cupboard with wide angle (150 Degree) hinges

Small utility cupboard above the sink, unit measuring 720 x 470 x 340mm Material: white melamine faced With the sink being underneath the unit, wide angle hinges have been used here, so the door is out of the way when … Continue reading

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The DIY Wardrobes Project Excitement Curve

Designing and building your own fitted furniture is an exciting and intellectually engaging process – well it is in our world! The sequence of steps we describe as ‘straightforward’ rather than ‘easy’ as let’s face it any endeavour that produces … Continue reading

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Birch Ply Home Office Cabinet

If do any work from home you want your setup to be both ergonomic and compatible with your home life. The ergonomics of office equipment such as the monitor arm and filing systems are good but in the setting of … Continue reading

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DIY Built-in furniture – from CAD to CAM

Our customers are savvy people and we regularly get designs drawn up in a variety of software packages. Often this is Autocad or Sketch-Up but we also get sent drawings made in Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. If your day job … Continue reading

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Melamine Faced Chipboard (MFC) for high quality fitted furniture

Sometimes we get enquiries where the customer says they would like a material other than Melamine Faced Chipboard (MFC). That’s fine as we have real wood veneered MDF, Birch Ply and primed MDF as other options. However in many cases … Continue reading

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