The Dovetail Team
We are passionate about the work we do
The Dovetail Team brings together the diverse skills and complementary expertise needed to project-manage, design, manufacture and install beautiful and unique kitchens. We play to our strengths and make up for each other's weaknesses. Motivated to work as a team, Dovetail ensures the standards our clients deserve.
Pete Gosden – cabinet maker
Pete joined Dovetail when he left college in the mid-1990s, an accomplished craftsman with an eye for detail. In his spare time, he designs and makes beautiful guitars which you can see at www.gosdenguitars.co.uk
Ian Gray – cabinet maker
Ian has been with the business since 2004. Ian is an experienced wood machinist and cabinet maker who works with great accuracy and versatility.
Gareth Davies – workshop and production manager
Gareth has been with Dovetail since he left school. Starting as an apprentice cabinet maker, Gareth has been with us for eleven years. He is an exceptional craftsman and now oversees the workshop.
Marc Aldridge – fitter and wood-machinist
Marc has been with Dovetail almost as long as the firm has been running, joining direct from school in 1989. Marc is a perfectionist and his unique talents are well used on site to install our cabinetwork.
Lindsay Davies (recently married to Gareth) – design assistant and office manager
Lindsay joined Dovetail after graduating from university as an interior designer. She is the organisational force behind the business.
John Kirby – the boss
John founded Dovetail in 1988. Before that, he trained as a wood-machinist, studied at the Institute of Wood Science, and ran a joinery company for 3 years. He loves cooking and anything to do with food. A committed Christian, he plays an active role in his local church.