David Savage is a bespoke furniture designer and maker with over 30 years experience. Here at Rowden Farm woodworking Atelier we offer professional standard woodworking courses and furniture design courses at our internationally renowned woodworking school, as well as designing and making bespoke luxury furniture.

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David Savage Fine Furniture Maker Andromeda

"Hedge I"

This is Hedge I the first in a new limited series of 5 beautiful glass top occassional tables. Referencing the way we regulate nature and our landscape; trimming it straight and clean.

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"Furniture With Soul"

David's recently published, critically acclaimed, book "Furniture With Soul" delves deep into the minds of his favourite fine furniture designers and makers. "Like the furniture inside it, it asks to be touched, read and enjoyed"...

David Savage Fine Furniture Maker Andromeda


Partner to the heroic Perseus feature chair. Blonde, sensuous, and curvaceous; the essence of femininity. This is Andromeda, one of my more elegant and dramatic Designer Chairs, not just made for sitting; she is made to be looked at and admired...

David Savage Gracie Chairs

'Gracie' and Her sisters

This is "Gracie" and her sisters. A bespoke dining chairs set, in walnut wood as well as sycamore, all in the same family, all similar but each different...

David Savage Luxury Side Table

Luxury, pure luxury

This is genuine luxury furniture. Furniture Designer, David Savage's highest quality lamp tables made only for you. It simply is not possible to just buy this furniture. You need to get involved, you need to play a part in its creation...

David Savage Love Chairs Version 4

A Loving Story...

Two individuals, perfect apart, come together to create a new identity. A relationship. Work with furniture designer David savage to develop a Love Chair as a wedding gift or as an anniversary present to cherish every day...

"Million Dollar" Table

"Million Dollar Table"

What I want is a table that looks a Million Dollars. My client pointed to a dining room visible from the Carrara marble floored entrance hall. It was to sit there all dark and magnificent; a highly polished contemporary dining table for people to envy...

Chaise Lounge

Chaise Lounge

"What I want is a chaise lounge that I can collapse on and watch the telly, and put a glass of gin and tonic just there" - My Client, Maggie, got this fabulous Honduras Rosewood Chaise Lounge to do just that.

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Product Designer learns to make

By his fourth week Steve had this design for a fantastic modern desk worked out, we revised and suggested methods to make it in the remaining eight weeks available. Look at the amazing contemporary desk he made...

a woodworking short course box making project

David to Exhibit at New York Art Expo in April

David has been invited to exhibit two chairs, Andromeda and Perseus, as well as a selection of drawings at the New York art Expo.

Ian Milnes' beautiful bespoke vanity unit

Confidence in Furniture Design

Confidence is such an important part of furniture design you must have self belief and dedication to the idea. Ian Milnes' first piece, a walnut and sycamore vanity unit, has some very interesting details...read about confidence in furniture design

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Furniture Designer Articles

We're producing a new series of Furniture Designer blog posts featuring some of the most creative modern furniture designers; Thomas Hucker, Garry Knox Bennett, Judy Kensley Mckie, Michael Hurwitz, Rupert Williamson and many more to come...

A woodworking Hand Saw

Vivienne Westwood invites Rowden students to exhibit in Milan!

Congratulations are in order for two furniture design companies started by four of our former students, Bark Furniture and Young & Norgate; both have been showing in this year’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile Milan Design Week...

Furniture Maker Doug Williams

Furniture Making Student Lands Top Job

A fantastic modern furniture maker, already well accomplished in woodworking; Doug Willaims has used the skills he gained on our furniture making courses to secure a top job with a world leading furniture making workshop...

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Learn French Polishing - Kits and Tutorial DVDs

We're pleased to be able to announce the release of our brand new French Polishing tutorial DVD. We have the standard DVD but we also have a fantastic new French Polishing Starter Kit Follow the link to find more information and get practicing as soon as possible.

Barnaby Scott of Waywood Furniture makers

Woodworking School gets a visit from Waywood Furniture

who joined us here at Rowden Woodworking Atelier to give the furniture making course students and several select furniture makers, woodworking and furniture making seminar on his experience in woodworking and furniture making.

Bespoke Furniture Maker Ross Norgate's beautiful modern Cabinet

From Carpenter to Bespoke Furniture Maker

Ross Norgate is a young ambitious bespoke furniture maker who came to us as a fully skilled joiner and carpenter. His objective was to expand his skills and make more delicate and complicated furniture than his joinery skills allowed him...


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