Cutshop shouts out Cathedral Cove Ocean Swim

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Cutshop shouts out Cathedral Cove Ocean Swim

For the past eight years, Cutshop Mt Wellington has been a main sponsor of Brent Foster’s 4km Cathedral Cove ocean swim, and this year was no exception.  The event, run in March by Kiwi swimming and triathlon legend, Brent Foster, welcomes swimmers of all nationalities and a range of abilities to compete or simply take part in the picturesque swim.  Read more…

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A special project for the Pentagon ELC

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A special project for the Pentagon ELC

During the construction of the Pentagon Early Learning Centre in Tamahere, the owners and staff wanted to capture and communicate their core values and mission statement in a way that kept the values alive in the centre. 

Precision Built owner and co-owner of Pentagon ELC, Jonathan Quigley and his wife came up with the idea of creating a very special clock in for the reception area.  Jonathan worked out the concept and took the idea to Cutshop, Hamilton…

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Custom-built unit beats off-the-shelf pricing

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Custom-built unit beats off-the-shelf pricing

After moving into her apartment a few months ago, Alison started the process of renovating.  She sold some older furniture before looking for a shelving unit to fit into the corner of her living area.  She found the perfect unit at a retail store, but the dimensions just didn’t work for her space. After speaking with Cutshop Mt Wellington, the dimensions were programmed into their CNC software and the shelving unit cut to fit, assembled and delivered straight to Alison’s door.

“I wish I’d known about Cutshop earlier. I got a custom-built unit for around 30% less than the cost of the original shelving.”

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Space – the final frontier?

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Space – the final frontier?

In this blog, the fourth in our Kiwi Kitchen Trends series, we review the use of storage solutions and custom cabinetry to deliver the naturally easy flow and functionality that we all aspire to.  90% of home renovators surveyed by Houzz chose to upgrade their cabinetry as part of their kitchen renovation.  Motivated by the need to make better use of space, make it easier to find things and reduce clutter, the top three cabinet storage types chosen across all age ranges were cutlery organisers, pull-out waste or recycling cabinets and deep drawer organisers.  Read more…

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Paint colour display system designed for the Pacific

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Paint colour display system designed for the Pacific

Last year, Color Communications Inc Australasia (CCIA*) was approached by Fiji-based specialist paint supplier, APCO Coatings Pacific to design and manufacture a full colour system for APCO Paint in the Pacific Islands. This included making the display stand, plastic holders, colour chips and inspiration cards to go into the display stand.

The end result was a professional fit-for-purpose display for stores in Fiji. Read more about the design, prototype and manufacturing process.

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Apartment renovation reimagined

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Apartment renovation reimagined

Nicholas Wheadon knew exactly how he wanted to renovate his newly-bought 1960’s ex-council apartment in Freeman’s Bay.

“I didn’t want design advice,” said Nick. “But I did need accurate cutting and manufacturing, so I spoke to Cutshop Mt Wellington and found they had exactly the range of expertise that I was looking for.”

Find out about Nicholas’ project and how Cutshop helped.

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