With a wide range of experience and a high standard of craftsmanship, Handcraft Furnishings is able to offer a quality production service to Interior Designers and Architects across Ireland.
The service includes the manufacture of fitted and free-standing furniture, bespoke kitchens and residential or business fit-outs.
The scope offered by this service can help create interesting and functional spaces, and provide exclusive furniture appropriate for the interior design which could not be sourced conventionally.
Handcraft Furnishings can accurately work to a furniture, fittings and finishes specification compiled by the architect or interior designer, to provide the realisation of the design as it was originally visualised.
Under the instruction from the interior designer, the Handcraft Furnishings cabinet makers will skillfully create the bespoke furniture as agreed at the order stage, with the dimensions, materials, woods, colours and finishes specified by the designer.
For a smooth production process and exact cost estimate, it is important that all specifications are agreed before the actual production commences.
Handcraft Furnishings can also apply their practical skill and knowledge to provide a technical overview on the production of the supplied creative design.
They can advise on the construction, selection of woods or which finishes work with which materials, and liaise with the designer to overcome any problems that may arise before they even occur.
Handcraft Furnishings can produce both freestanding and fitted handmade furniture in a range of styles to suit your custom design.
Popular styles include:-
Restoration projects are also undertaken, and solid wood pieces can be aged or distressed to matching existing furniture or fit into a period style.
For creating practical and functional spaces, Handcraft Furnishings is able to painstakingly craft and fit-out full rooms like:-
or smaller stand-alone projects including:-
Handcraft's consistent attention to detail extends throughout features like:-
Handcraft Furnishings can faithfully manufacture your interior design in a wide range of materials, using traditional methods and craftsmanship.
Handcraft Furnishings can use both hardwoods, for the wide range of interesting colours, quality and grain patterns, and softwoods to match and complement existing joinery like doors, stairs and flooring.
These woods include:-
Sheet materials such as engineered boards and high quality birch plywood can be used for cabinet making in both in-frame and frameless designs.
Luxurious finishes can be created by using exotic book-matched veneers on top of solid wood or inlaid designs and marquetry.
Specialist veneers include:-
To contrast with the wood as accent elements, metals can be added in the form of:-
Glass can be incorporated as:-
Glass can also be cut and polished in frosted, opal, coloured, obscured, tinted or mirrored styles to suit each design.
Handcraft have a range of finishes available for interior design commissions including:-
Paints and colours can be specified using:-
Handcraft Furnishings can arrange a fabric upholstery service for chairs, stools, benches and window seats, or source and supply specialist elements to be featured in the finished design.
These might include:-
For contemporary designs Handcraft can source modern equipment such as:-
After the design and order stages of a Handcraft Furnishings interior design commission are agreed, production commences at their four thousand square foot workshop in Tubbercurry, County Sligo.
In addition to years of experience and high quality craftsmanship, Handcraft Furnishings also pride themselves on their large equipped workshop and the capacity to handle a wide range of specialist production.
Handcraft’s equipment includes:-
The handmade pieces are then crafted to plan, pre-assembled in the workshop, disassembled and then fitted in-situ at the business or residential premises.
The fitting stage can be organised at the client’s convenience in order to minimise disruption.
Regular updates on the production process can be provided to the client by sending progress photographs via email if requested.
Handcraft Furnishings will travel anywhere in Ireland for interior design and architectural commissions and have previously undertaken work in the United Kingdom.
Interior design commissions fitted in other parts of Europe are also considered if the available budget permits.
Handcraft Furnishings can provide detailed costings based on interior design drawings or fittings & finishes specifications supplied, and are provided as fully itemised written quotations.
Payment can be made either directly from the client or through a third party like the interior designer, architect or project manager, with a 50% deposit required to secure the order.
For larger projects the balance may be broken down into staged payments to be settled as the job progresses.