Our Bespoke Service

If you are looking for handmade furniture for your home, garden or office, or a special gift for someone special please get on touch. We can offer bespoke designs tailored to you own ideas and wishes.

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Our Chopping Boards

Our End Grain Chopping boards offer unparalleled surface durability compared to standard 'long grain' boards. Reduced blunting effect on knives and a solid, stable work surface to prepare food on.

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Our Furniture is made to your own design specifications here in West Sussex. We source our timber locally using sustainable products. Please get in contact with us to find out how we can help.

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About Us

Jamie has loved carpentry since he was very young, he was always seen playing with a toy workbench and tools from 3 years old.

After finishing his degree in 2014; Jamie went on a mission to start up Skinner Designs, which was then set to launch in February 2015. 2 years later he has built up a catalog of work and ventured into the deep end of furniture making.

Jamie is a maker at heart, he enjoys all things creative; with knowlege in a variety of subjects from electronics to woodwork, 3d printing and metal work he has the ability to combine this knowledge to deliver creative and unique products.

The Past

Jamie's strong interest in making things led him procuring tools and equipment for his small home workshop. While studying Woodwork at GCSE level he was introduced to specialised machinery which intensify his passion for woodwork.

While Keeping carpentry as a hobby Jamie went on to study graphic design at College and then at University; where he completed his degree. Using his newfound skills in graphic design he went on to set up Skinner Designs in February of 2015.

The Present

Skinner Designs has kept Jamie busy from very early on. The first furniture order came in within a few weeks. A pair of Black Walnut Z-chairs.

They can be seen here.

Most Recently he has undertaken some work for the Two Michelin Stars: The Ledbury Restaurant. He is always looking for new ideas and designs that he can share with his clients.

Despite the business he spends some time sharing his woodwork skills and knowledge at his local secondary school. The same school he had taken his Woodwork GCSE.

The Future

The future for Skinner Designs is bright! We have some exciting products coming out that will diversify our current range which will involve some automated machines. Exciting!

We are here you too... Would you like to be involved in our future? We undertake a variety of bespoke joinery projects. We are currently based in Haywards Heath in West Sussex.

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We send off all in stock items within 2-3 days. For custom made chopping boards: Manufacturing time is approximately 2-3 weeks.


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In the unlikely circumstance that you want to return you item; please contact us directly. If any item is faulty upon delivery, we will collect the item free of charge and offer a replacement.