we strongly believe that if something is worth doing then it is
worth doing properly. All of our designs are genuinely made by
hand from the finest quality materials using only traditional
carpentry techniques. By concentrating on these fundamental
basics Anderson produces high quality furniture to last a
traditional carpenters we employ a wide variety of carpentry
techniques to ensure that we produce a superior and long lasting
product. We specialize in using mortise and tenon joints where
appropriate to give enhanced strength and structural integrity.
We also employ a wide variety of construction techniques
including dovetail joints, biscuits joints, miters joints, dado
and rabbet joints and of course chamfering on most side edges.
prefer to use teak dowels for outdoor furniture and mahogany dowels (or pegs)
for indoor furniture as fixings. However, sometimes the use of a modern stainless steel screw is
stronger than a traditional dowel. If a screw is used in the
construction then it will be countersunk and a teak pellet (or
cap) is then fitted into the recess and hand sanded to ensure a
beautiful and clean fit.
We really care about how we make our furniture, it is not simply
a production process for our carpenters but an art form, and
whilst many designs will look the same, every piece will be