How long have you been with Gaze Burvill?

21 years – I started out as an apprentice when I was 16 years old.

What is your role at Gaze Burvill?

I build the furniture once the pieces have been made – a kind of cabinet maker.

What is the best thing about working at Gaze Burvill?

The variety of different things i can make, and getting to see it from start to finish.

What would you say is the hardest thing about your job?

Probably to achieve the quality that’s expected – and maintaining it from the timber to the final product.

What is your most memorable moment since joining?

When I became fully qualified 19 years ago!

What makes you proud to work here?

It’s hard to pick – probably building something that is big, expensive and custom made to a customer.

What is your favourite piece of furniture?

I think the Spiral bench, I’ve been making them for years and I like that the most.

What are your inheritance tracks?

Beat It by Michael Jackson


Sign up now to be first to find out about our latest events, news and products.

We treat your personal data with care, view our privacy policy here.