Chop Shop is a new CNC fabrication & design facility for creatives, start-ups and social enterprises.


ChopShop is expanding and is looking for a new workshop operator in Sheffield! We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with an interest in woodworking, digital fabrication, furniture, and design. About the position: We are looking a person to work … Continue reading

custom table

Recently we have been designing and building various custom furniture pieces for both home and office. Every item has been designed specifically to client’s requirements in terms of size, color, or function. Below is the selection of some of these … Continue reading

the laser gun

Recently we have purchased a 1000 x 600 mm bed laser cutter together with Crow and Dunnage. It is pretty James Bond. Now we can cut and engrave stuff with it. See Services section for more info.

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One of our founding members Studio Polpo have been busy this year. Below are some of the projects they have designed and we have manufactured with the CNC. Modular and multi-functional furniture for The Institute for the Art and Practice … Continue reading

Over the last few years we have worked with the guys at Open Desk as well with a number of creative organizations who wanted to use their furniture in their workspaces. In addition to CNC’ing components, we have also assembled … Continue reading

CNC Kitchens Designer Overview

Recently we have made five sets of custom kitchen furniture for BaumanLyons Architects’s social housing project. Each set was site-specific and included a corner bench unit with cupboard underneath, a bookcase, and floating shelve with lighting. We have worked with … Continue reading


Two Sheffield design-build projects from last year – a pop-up stall in the Moor Markets and an exhibition installation for a photography exhibition in Sheffield Cathedral. The first project is for Common People and consisted of a number of bespoke … Continue reading

(image by Museums Sheffield) Recently we have designed and built a set of bespoke CNC furniture for Millennium Gallery Cafe refurbishment in Sheffield. The interior was designed by Rebecca Davies with other furniture supplied by Nest. We have designed three … Continue reading


This summer we have finally cut our first full scale Wikihouse! Designed by Alastair Parvin and put up on the west coast of Scotland in just a week! The whole structure was CNC-cut out of 170 sheets of plywood which … Continue reading


Recently we have designed and made a number of furniture items for Live Works – an architectural social enterprise started by Sheffield School of Architecture. One of the items was a notice board which can also accommodate flyers. We have … Continue reading