Joinery is the functional elements found throughout a building that are fixed to the structure. These can include timber cupboards, cabinets and benchtops. Joinery is a process by which two or more sections of timber are connected. It serves a dual function in that its both a decorative feature throughout the home.
While a carpenter will install timber beams or framework, a joiner or cabinet maker will typically get to work on the cabinets and other custom made furniture in an off site location.
While the two can sometimes overlap, they are different techniques from the same craft.
The type of joint selected often depends upon the type of furniture or fitting that is being created and its where it's going to be used.
Each of these different joints can all are typically fortified using adhesives, nails or screws depending on the application.
Unlike other building materials, timber never goes out of style is long lasting, has a range of colours and character to give your home a unique and personalised look. By working with a joiner and cabinet maker, you can custom design a piece of furniture to accommodate a your space within your home.