Category Archives: News

Stylish home office furniture: An expert’s guide to the latest trends

Are you tired of hunting online for stylish home office furniture that never quite meets [...]

Flexible options for office desks

With the increase in hybrid and flexible working, it has never been more important to [...]

Making use of our donated vintage burr wood

We were fortunate enough to be given some incredible vintage burr wood from a woodworking [...]

What is a Paschal Candle and how is it used?

As specialists in church furniture, we are often asked to help worshipping communities create special [...]

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 [...]

Evolving our successful trestle design for consoles and coffee tables

Recently we have been pushing the boundaries with one of our most popular engineered design [...]

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 [...]

5 clever ways to mix modern furniture with vintage looks

Here at Dovetailors we have a real passion for interiors that are inspired by some [...]

Visitor Welcome Hub and Interpretation Stands for Temple Newsam

We’ve been working with the team at Temple Newsam to help them enhance their visitor [...]

Update on our Bacci 5 axis CNC machine

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

Our approach to designing chancel and sanctuary furniture

Up and down the country a transformation is taking place, as the custodians of many [...]

Revealed: Our Bestselling Bespoke Furniture Design of 2021

The past 18 months have been characterised by the growth of the work from home [...]

Stacking chairs for public buildings   

A lot of our work for ecclesiastical and community buildings now involves making furniture that [...]

5 of the Best Laptop Desks

With more of us working from home for at least some of the week these [...]

Making a Church Font for the 21st Century

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

We’ve moved to a bigger space

Over the last few weeks we’ve been moving our entire workshop to a new place [...]

Made to Measure Desks and Home Offices

With so many people now working from home, the demand for good quality made to [...]

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 [...]

A step by step guide to designing your own custom made furniture

What if you have an idea for a great piece of furniture that would fit [...]

5 innovations in furniture design to look out for in 2019

As furniture designers ourselves and component makers for some really exciting British interior design brands, [...]

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 [...]

Dovetailors teams up with London home design company HeadSprung

Dovetailors has collaborated with London design consultancy Studio Hemal Patel to develop a range of [...]

Q&A with Craig our Head Maker

When did you start at Dovetailors and what were your first impressions? I started in [...]

How good product design and development helps growth

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

Q&A With David our Creative Director

Dovetailors’ creative director, furniture designer and engineer David Wilson took some time out of his [...]

Key appointment for Leeds bespoke furniture company

Leeds furniture design company Dovetailors has promoted one of its cabinetmakers to head maker as [...]

Dovetailors Becomes FSC® Certified

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

Getting crafty at Farsley Community Weekend

Here at Dovetailors, we’re counting down the days until we join the fun and games at [...]

Dovetailors Wins Customer Service Award

Leeds furniture company Dovetailors has won a national award recognizing excellence in customer service. The [...]

Dovetailors is now on Houzz

As many of our regular customers know, we have recently launched a ready to buy [...]