Whether you are looking for some odd jobs around the house to be completed or if you have grand ideas for a bespoke piece of furniture, we are sure you will be able to find the right business for the job in our list of the best furniture makers and carpenters in Cornwall!
Classing themselves as ‘makers of things’, Notch is a team of two made up of Rich Germaney-pope and Dan Mcmahon. They formed NOTCH after working together on a project in central Portugal and together they bring forty years of experience as designer makers. As NOTCH, their individualised skill set and unique styles merge, creating distinctive pieces of work. Dan has designed and made a huge array of pieces over the years ranging from fine jewellery to timber frame buildings. Rich’s work is grounded within the Arts with an affinity for contextualised sculpture.They offer Bespoke Timber Design. Based in Falmouth, their extensive portfolio via their website really speaks for itself. Check it out here: http://notchmakers.com/
Tom Raffield, Helston
Tom Raffield and his team design and make a range of contemporary furniture and lighting that represents their beliefs, promotes good design and champions the materials they love. Each Tom Raffield product is hand-made by a skilled set of craftsmen, in their woodland workshop in Cornwall, England, and individually finished with the care and attention. Tom Raffield Ltd has been designing and manufacturing steam-bent, wooden lighting and furniture since 2008. Proudly hand-making each product to stand the test of time to become the cherished antiques of the future. They have worked with many clients and on a variety of projects, from domestic settings to commercial contracts.
Carpenter Oak Cornwall, Lelant
If youre looking for hand crafted, bespoke timber frames, created for Cornwall then look no further. In 2014 the longstanding timber framing company, Carpenter Oak, wanted to offer Cornwall the same quality craftsmanship and personal service that they are internationally known for, minus all the travelling and with better pasties. And so, Carpernter Oak Cornwall was set up. Project Manger, Tim Simpson, says ‘we come from a well-established timber framing company have years of timber framing experience, which is now combined with a passion for being and building in Cornwall.’They have a highly skilled team of carpenters, frame designers and glaziers. Based in Lelant, near St Ives.
CPL Building, Callington
Not only do they offer carpentry, they also provide service in flooring, renovation and kitchen fitting, to name a few. From the initial design process to construction completion, they consider themselves humble guests in your home, and as such respect your personal privacy and space. Owner Chris Leach has been working in the industry for 10 years and has a wealth of experience. He says ‘I take great pride in what I do and provide an excellent service and most importantly, providing a top quality end result at a reasonable price.’ You can see some examples of his work via the portfolio page on the website.
Samuel F Walsh, Redruth
Sam Walsh is a furniture designer and maker based in the renowned creative space at Krowji, Redruth, Cornwall, working on high quality hand – crafted furniture, garden furniture, kitchens and interiors. Samuel F Walsh Furniture was founded in 2005.His furniture is both sculptural and functional. Designs draw inspiration from landscapes, particularly those of Cornwall and the South West where he grew up. Sam’s bespoke kitchens are hand-crafted and individually designed in both traditional and contemporary styles. He endeavours to create kitchens which complement and are unique to, the houses in which they are destined to become a part of.
Scott Woyka, Falmouth
When talking about his business, Scott says ‘he strives to create furniture exuding warmth, beauty and soul. Every piece is a chapter in our short lives with a story of its own. From our first meeting to handing over your piece of furniture we are focused on bringing you a piece that will delight and inspire you.’ He works from his workshop in an old warehouse in Falmouth which has been described as the best in Cornwall. If you are after a commission they reassure that it may feel daunting but the process is actually very straightforward and they will even make it enjoyable!
Rozen Furniture, Helston
Since 1986, Rozen Furniture has built an enviable repuation as designers and makers of fine, handmade bespoke furniture and kitchens. From modest beginnings, Rozen Furniture came to be through the creative partnership of Ian Cox and Alan Pearce, both cabinet makers by trade. Today Rozen makes, supplies, finishes and fits everything from single pieces of furniture to entire properties for clients across the UK. They pride themselves on making beautiful and unique furniture and kitchens to complement any home. Their premises at Ruan Minor have ample workshop space with the added bonus of a small showroom.
Max Marshall Design
At Max Marshall, they design and manufacture everything by hand to order in their workshop in cornwall, offering a range of options to make your piece special to you. You can choose to customise different timbers, fabrics, finishes and alter dimensions; every customer is different, every project unique. Max grew up to study design and began his apprenticeship as a cabinet maker in Cornwall. Refining his style and production skills to a distinctly high standard, exuding passion throughout, has enabled him to feature on national TV and in tabloid newspapers with his innovate design. Having been influenced by Scandinavian design, modern architecture and the mid-century era, his designs are timeless and focus on form, material and quality.
Cornwall Carpentry Service, Helston
Anthony Stephens and Tony Padgeth have over 50 years of experience between them in the carpentry, joinery and construction market. Both worked for two local joinery companies and in late 1989 met at Plymouth College while serving their apprenticeships. Since then they have gained extensive experience and knowledge in all aspects of the domestic and commercial market for the manufacture, supply, fitting, maintenance and replacement of all aspects of carpentry and joinery in Cornwall.
Henry Swanzy, Falmouth
Hentry creates elegant and contemporary handmade furniture in Falmouth. He launched in 2013 after nearly 20 years of designing and making bespoke furniture. The craft skills of the cabinet-maker are paramount to the furniture we now design and produce -which retains the same quality, integrity and attention to detail. He says ‘in a world of globally out-sourced, production-line manufacture, we do something a little different. We design and produce everything ourselves in our Falmouth workshop -using the best and most sustainable materials we can source.’ From initial sketches, maquettes and full-scale prototyping, through to finished products, complete with our makers mark, we do it all.