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Welcome to Rathkey's

Rathkeys produce woodwork ranging from free standing furniture and intricate ornaments and accessories, to bespoke made-to-measure rooms or even house or business renovations.

We produce free standings including work featuring marquetry, fine veneer inlay with incredible attention to detail. Products can be made in a wood of your choice and variations, or even entirely custom-made pieces can be manufactured to your exact design or requirements

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Did you know...

We design and manufacture made to measure furniture for your kitchen, your bedroom, your dining room and especially for your business.

With Rathkey's skill and quality you can be certian that your furniture will be designed and built with the same level of commitment as the 2014 Nato table.

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Bespoke Accessories

Rathkey’s draw on Paul Rathkeys’ experiences working for David Linley and will happily take on accessories such as jewellery boxes, fruit bowls and free standing furniture with incredible attention to detail.

The perfect retirement gift for a treasured worker that will last a lifetime.

The Company

Rathkeys was formed by Paul Rathkey in 1999. Rathkeys, Cabinet Makers of Distinction,  are based in Llandow, Wales, and boast a client base ranging from the local area, to London and even abroad.

Rathkeys produce woodwork ranging from free standing furniture and intricate ornaments and accessories, to bespoke made-to-measure rooms or even house or business renovations. Please see the ‘Products’ section of the website for some examples of free standings including work featuring marquetry, fine veneer inlay and incredible attention to detail. Products can be made in a wood of your choice and variations, or even entirely custom-made pieces can be manufactured to your exact design or requirements.

Rathkeys Ltd are delighted to be able to share examples of some of their bespoke works including kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, studies, home offices and corporate work on this website and are extremely grateful to all their customers in allowing pictures and descriptions of the work they commissioned to be displayed here.

The skilled workforce are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from traditional timbers such as Oak, Beech, Maple, Walnut and Mahogany to more exotic woods like Ebony or even modern materials such as MDF and Parapan®. The team utilise techniques and equipment covering the complete spectrum, resulting in handmade products which can be hand finished using French Polishing and gold leaf, or more rustic hand painting. Alternatively products can be manufactured using the latest CNC machines or a combination of old and new methods.

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Paul Rathkey studied for his diploma in furniture and design at Rycotewood College in Oxfordshire in 1982. Paul was head hunted in 1985 by David Linley Furniture Limited, where he became Viscount Linley’s first employee. Predominately Paul made bespoke fine furniture, for customers including a A-list celebrities and Royalty. Paul was also involved in some much larger projects such as a 60ft table in the Metropolitan Museum in New York.

Paul has brought his considerable expertise in craftsmanship with him, to tackle the challenges associated with a business dealing with both ‘off the shelf’ furniture and bespoke projects. Paul and his team he endeavours to meet his customers’ requirements as precisely as possible.

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