Cutshop client breaks into US market

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Cutshop client breaks into US market

An innovative idea, some clever engineering and excellent execution have opened the door to an export market in the USA for one of Cutshop’s Auckland-based clients.  Glen Reid, the brains behind Futura Trailers, started out manufacturing bespoke trailers seven years ago.  He and his team developed their game-changing low loading mechanism for enclosed trailers before specialising in open trailers for transporting race cars. Recently dubbed by two-time Indianapolis 500 winning race car driver Al Unser Jr. as ‘the best trailer in the world’, Futura trailers quickly started to cause a few ripples in racing circles.  Read more about this success story...

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Getting the job right first time, every time

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Getting the job right first time, every time

We’re serious about getting your jobs right first time because we know that doing our part of the job accurately affects your reputation with your customers. At Cutshop, we see ourselves as part of your team. The fast track to eliminating errors at cutting stage often comes down to us working together to get the brief right first time.  


So what do we need from you? The best way is to supply us with a list of panels and cabinets you need cut, making sure we have the dimensions, details, edging requirements and any variations to accommodate power points and plumbing.  Read which classic mistakes to avoid and cut out the guesswork. 

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Dinorockers uses ‘back pocket’ factory to start new business

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Dinorockers uses ‘back pocket’ factory to start new business

‘Think it, Make it’ is our thing at Cutshop.  Nigel Binks took us up on this offer when he set out to create a brand-new line of rocking horses with a difference.  Dinorockers are a combination of two of Nigel’s childhood favourites – rocking horses and dinosaurs.  He had the idea for the product one wet day during January this year and he hasn’t looked back since... read more

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Cutshop ‘factory in their back pocket’ fits the bill for Apex Interiors

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Cutshop ‘factory in their back pocket’ fits the bill for Apex Interiors

With a high-profile portfolio of successful fit-outs for national retail chains and feature ceiling installs for clients like BDO Spicers and Telecom Towers in Auckland’s CBD, there are good reasons why the award-winning team at Apex Interiors continues to go from strength to strength. 

The team at Cutshop, Mt Wellington has been working closely with Apex directors Chris Bamforth and Shannon Irvine from the very beginning.  Over the past eight years Cutshop has cut, labelled and packed MDF and timber pieces for a wide range of jobs; most recently a complex fit-out at Auckland International Airport.

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Cutshop presents a “factory in your back pocket”

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Cutshop presents a “factory in your back pocket”

Imagine meeting a potential customer knowing you had access to the largest machines in the country and an expert team with design capability, but without needing to invest or spend a dollar.

That’s what we mean when saying: “a factory in your back pocket” an idea we introduced in the June edition of Joiners Magazine.

We want to give kitchen designers, cabinet makers and shop-fitters, and people designing and creating bespoke furniture and products, confidence to take on any job knowing the manufacturing will be looked after... 

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A fashionable fit out for Augustine

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A fashionable fit out for Augustine

If you've heard of Kelly of Augustine, you will know that her designs is taking the fashion world by storm. The colourful, fun, gorgeous clothing are brightening women's wardrobes nationwide. So when it came to fitting out their new offices, design and individuality was the order of the day and they let their imaginations go wild!

Business partner and husband, Nathan, came to Cutshop with some ideas for interior room dividers and wall panels as well as an exterior facsia. There were four different elements to the job and the result is stunning...

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