Category Archives: Commission

Making beautiful new choir stalls for St Mildred’s Church in Croydon

We are honoured to have been entrusted with a wonderful project to design and build [...]

Making a Church Font for the 21st Century

If you follow us on Instagram you will have noticed us telling the story of [...]

Working with the people of Newport to design a new altar for their Cathedral

December saw the culmination of months of work and an unbelievable collaboration between Dovetailors and [...]

Sustainable Church Furniture Design

It is a great privilege to be invited into church communities to work on a [...]

How to redesign a church to create a community space

Creating a community-centric space without losing character, heritage or purpose is on the wish list [...]

Work begins on a beautiful new font for Liverpool Parish Church

Our latest ecclesiastical project for Liverpool Parish Church takes inspiration from a font we designed [...]

5 lessons from our experience of designing furniture for Places of Worship

Over the years we are very lucky to have had the opportunity to create furniture [...]

How careful design can help special spaces tell their story

We have written many times about our expertise in designing purposeful furniture for historic buildings [...]

How Abbeys and Cathedrals Can Adapt Without Losing Their Identity

Up and down the country churches, cathedrals and abbeys are removing their historic ecclesiastical furniture [...]

Complex engineering for purposeful church furniture design

Church buildings all over the country are changing functionally in order to meet the modern [...]

Creating church furniture to serve local communities

Shaping church interiors to meet the needs of modern day worship and community activities is [...]

Designing bespoke church furniture for modern communities

Over many years, we have worked on commissions and designs for bespoke church furniture establishing [...]

Behind the scenes in the Dovetailors furniture workshop

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

Handcrafted Wooden Cross for Yorkshire School

Our expertise in bespoke design for churches and schools has been called on again recently [...]

Church Furniture Maker Designs Cathedral Vestry Wardrobes

Our reputation as a specialist church furniture maker has led to us becoming involved in [...]

Mirfield Monastery Chooses Yorkshire Church Furniture Makers

Our reputation as church furniture makers has led to an exciting project for an Anglican [...]

Dovetailors features in RIBA directory for architects

The latest RIBA directory for architects features a wonderful article on the award-winning Sheffield Cathedral [...]

Why our historic churches have an important role to play now and in the future

Why our historic churches have an important role to play now and in the future [...]

Designing furniture for churches

Any project that involves designing new furniture for an old building demands a sensitive approach, [...]

Dovetailors Delivers new Altar to Wakefield Cathedral

After months of design work and many hours of dedicated craftsmanship in our workshop we [...]