Two Cups of Tea

Two orange cups of steaming tea

Truly custom kitchens require state of the art and old world tools, and a great deal of thought, care and attention. And they involve two cups of tea!

The tea itself isn’t the secret ingredient in a Canterbury kitchen but it does represent the Canterbury difference — our respect for tradition and for old world craftsmanship.

Canterbury kitchens don’t come in a box. You can’t point to one in a catalogue. They aren’t designed for the masses and they aren’t reduced to fads or mass production.

They ARE designed to fit your home — your life! The only thing each Canterbury Kitchen has in common is the cup of tea at its beginning and the cup of tea at its end.

The first cup of tea is a place and time. It’s where and when you share your ideas and your dreams. And it’s when you tell us how you like to cook, who does the cooking and how your kitchen fits your life or vice versa (in serious cases).

The second cup of tea is a metaphor for the classic Maritime care and attention that we build into every single Canterbury cabinet, table, sideboard, island, hutch and proverbial nook and cranny.

Give us a call!
Your room is waiting. We’ll have tea.
John Brown, President, Canterbury Woodworks

About Canterbury’s two cups of tea

This is a story about two cups of tea. And it is an “About” story because it speaks, without mentioning any names other than John’s in the signature invitation, about the process Canterbury Woodworks took beyond the design, materials, colours, construction and installation of bespoke cabinetry for kitchens, bars, libraries, closets and furniture.
It’s one of my all-time favourite pieces.

Some Canterbury copy beyond the tea:

35 Years of Trust and Craftsmanship

Crafting cabinetry and wood furniture for more than three decades teaches you that no two customers meet, greet, cook, work, study or relax the same way. You learn how to listen and how to help make each and every one of these experiences more comfortable and more enjoyable.

Canterbury Woodworks is right at home designing, creating and installing kitchen & bathroom cabinetry, entertainment centres, complete home theatres or perfectly matched dining room & bedroom furniture.
We will work with you from conception and design all the way to painless installation, renovation or restoration.

Despite advances in every aspect of the custom woodworking industry, where changes in technology, finishes, construction and design are the norm rather than the exception, Canterbury Woodworks has never lost its link to traditional quality and values.

The success and growth of our company has been a direct result of our clients’ continuing patronage and their confidence in referring us to hundreds of colleagues and friends.

Rest assured that you will receive our personal attention to the details of each and every project.

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