Category Archives: Commercial

How 5-axis CNC machining and a Bacci lathe have inspired new manufacturing processes

The Bacci 5-axis CNC machine and lathe has become such an integral part of workshop [...]

Q & A with Emmanuelle Bastide-Wilson, Managing Director at Dovetailors

Emmanuelle co-founded Dovetailors with her husband David and leads the operational side of the business. [...]

Furniture manufacturing and the circular economy

As furniture designers, we are passionate about sustainability and the principles of a circular economy [...]

How we make wood components and frames for upholstered furniture

Over the years we have developed an outstanding reputation as one of the UK’s leading [...]

Update on our Bacci 5 axis CNC machine

The arrival of our Bacci 5-axis CNC machine towards the end of last year was [...]

Third CNC Machine Set to Boost Capacity at Dovetailors

We’re very pleased to announce that we will soon be introducing a third CNC machine [...]

How the pandemic has created a new generation of product designers

A quick browse through Instagram is all it takes to discover some of the immensely [...]

Wood Component Manufacturing for British Furniture Designers

Many of our customers know us well for our bespoke home furniture and our reputation [...]

Dovetailors lends its facilities to the government for critical manufacturing

Furniture and component manufacturer Dovetailors has made its manufacturing facilities and equipment available through the [...]

How craft and technology are the perfect duo for a sustainable future

A perfect storm of economic and social conditions is enabling small businesses like ours to [...]

New 5-axis CNC machine steps up commercial capability

After much anticipation we have now taken delivery of our second CNC machine which is [...]

Our ultimate guide to British made furniture

A recent survey featured in The Manufacturer magazine reveals that 93% of consumers are willing [...]

Developing our expertise as furniture component designers and suppliers

Thanks to our many years of experience and superb CAD/CAM and CNC facilities we are [...]

Working with Up and Coming British Furniture Designers

The commercial expertise we have developed over the years and our small batch production capabilities [...]

How good product design and development helps growth

New product design is not just an important part of business success, the two are [...]

Why quality craftsmanship and design matters to our commercial partners

As our business continues to evolve, we enjoy putting our quality craftsmanship skills to the [...]

Dovetailors Invests in Second CNC Machine

(pictured, our current CNC machine in action in the workshop) Our workshop will soon be [...]

Helping our partners to create high-quality commercial furniture

Over the past 13 years, we have worked on a wide portfolio of high-quality commercial [...]

Behind the scenes in the Dovetailors furniture workshop

Running a busy furniture workshop demands teamwork and we’re fortunate to have a committed and [...]

How we specialise in manufacturing bespoke furniture components

At Dovetailors, we are known for the quality of our craftsmanship when it comes to [...]

Working with high-end furniture designers

Behind the scenes at Dovetailors, a major part of our business involves working with high-end [...]

Where to find small batch production facilities in Yorkshire

Whether it’s prototyping, one-off furniture pieces or a pilot run on a few test products, [...]

Sharing our skills with contemporary furniture companies

Here at Dovetailors, we are happy to share our skills and expertise with other innovative, contemporary furniture companies. We are currently working [...]

Dovetailors Becomes FSC® Certified

Ethical sourcing and sustainable design have always been important to us so we are delighted [...]

How to find the best wood component manufacturer for your product

What should you consider when choosing a wood component manufacturer to work with you on [...]

5 reasons why product developers choose Dovetailors for small batch production

Product developers often want to manufacture a small batch of test products or a single [...]