Kitchen designer and builder Rhys Mellor started his career as a cabinet maker and boat builder working on prestigious round-the-world race yachts in Europe. Once back in NZ he began custom-making kitchens with beautiful results. But these took time and after discovering Cutshop, Rhys found that he could double his productivity, take on bigger jobs and diversify without losing control or quality.
When Chris du Toit wanted new fitted wardrobes for the master bedroom and the bedrooms of his two children, he had a design for each in mind and wanted a high-quality job done. He'd heard about Cutshop from a neighbourhood friend and decided to give our North Shore branch a call.
Designing and fitting a new kitchen can be a daunting prospect. With a price tag of $7,000 to $50,000 (or more), the kitchen is one of the most expensive rooms in the house to renovate. If you are planning to keep costs down by doing as much of the project yourself as possible, Cutshop can help. In this blog we share our top kitchen renovation tips and trends.
When you’re planning a kitchen, corners are often a point of contention. What do you do with them? Do you try to use the space or void it? And how do you access those deep, dark recesses of your corner cupboard when you need to? We’ve got a couple of ideas that might give you a new perspective on this age-old dilemma.
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...
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.