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


Slim Desk

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

CNC tables and cuttlery holders

(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

exhibition installation paul evans

This summer we have designed and built two exhibition stands for AHRC Connected Communities Festival in Cardiff. One project was with the Researching Community Heritage team from University of Sheffield and the other one was CAER Heritage Project Virtual Dig … Continue reading

Chopshop Talented instructions

A couple of months ago we were approached by Talented to design a display stand for them. Talented is a Sheffield-based company making tote bags, purses, lap top cases, etc. which are ethically and ecologically made and printed. They have … Continue reading


This summer was the first ever Sheffield Design Week. With lots of events across town and sunny weather, it was a great week. We have also taken part in three different events: chopshop workshop tour, Design Platform as well as … Continue reading


A couple of months ago we have been asked to design and make some custom furniture for an Ideas Space at University of Sheffield Entpreprise (USE) We have been through Social Innovation Lab at USE ourselves and were super exciting … Continue reading