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Our Story

At the ends of the Earth, where the sea breeze lifts albatross to soar into endless blue skies, lay the Falkland Islands.  A frontier land where for centuries pioneering souls have relied on self-sufficiency and resilience to build their home.

From this beautiful archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean comes Desire Cabinetry, creating individual pieces of uniquely designed furniture, meticulously crafted to the highest standards using traditional techniques and the finest materials.

Craftsman Darren Christie was trained at the prestigious Chippendale International School of Furniture, and is a member of the Fine Furniture Guild.  A qualified furniture designer/maker, cabinet maker and furniture restorer, Darren will work with you through every stage of the creative process to create timeless furniture to suit your own style and requirements.

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Services and Skills

Desire Cabinetry offer the following services and skills:

  • Furniture design/making

  • Cabinetry

  • Furniture restoration

  • Gilding

  • Veneering

  • Carving

  • Turning

  • Marquetry and Parquetry

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Bedside Cabinet

Handmade oak and veneered satinwood cabinet. Painted with Farrow & Ball paint, with hand turned door and drawer knobs.

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Bespoke Ring Box

Hand turned in black walnut and Wych-elm, accented with purple leather lining. Ring boxes are made-to-order, with a choice of materials.

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Bespoke jewellery cabinet and matching dressing table and stool

Made from a single board of Wych-elm, accented with fumed oak, hand-carved Celtic love knots and matching imperial-blue leather drawer pulls.  This stunning cabinet features leather lined drawers and a hand-gilded champagne gold mirror.

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Windsor Chairs

Traditionally made Windsor chairs are available as rocker or chair, with hand-turned spindles and steam-bent ash hoops.

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“Darren has shown that good design coupled with excellent basic skills are the fundamentals that every woodworker needs to be successful”

- Anselm Fraser, Principal of the Chippendale International School of Furniture

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Member of the Fine Furniture Guild

All members of the Guild are graduates of the award-winning Chippendale International School of Furniture, Scotland.  The school is over 30 years old and has an international reputation as a place of teaching excellence.

Members must have successfully completed comprehensive training in every aspect of furniture design and making and are skilled craftspeople who you can rely upon to produce fantastic furniture, bespoke kitchens or carry out other interior or exterior projects.

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Desire Cabinetry Ltd.,
Falkland Islands. 

+(500) 52811

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