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Western Dovetail Inc

Listing #1154   Listed on: 11/29/2010


Western Dovetail makes custom dovetail drawers for the woodworking industry. With an extensive background in woodworking, furniture, cabinetry and millwork, Max Hunter began Western Dovetail in 1993. The focus has always been on high end custom work. Today the company is located on the former Mare Island Navy Base in Vallejo California in a 25,000 square foot facility that was built over 100 years ago as a woodshop for the Navy. Western Dovetail uses some of the original equipment purchased by the Navy over the last 100 years as well as some of the latest state-of-the-art automated equipment, combining the best of the new and the old to make the finest drawers available today.
 
Western Dovetail Facility Exterior
Max Hunter (left) and Josh Hunter (right) are the owners of Western Dovetail, Inc.
Western Dovetail Facility Interior
Raw material, plywood bottoms.
Lumber and mill.
Glue-up process.
Josh milling lumber.
Max curving a drawer.
Drawers being assembled after dovetailing
Curved Drawers in the Finishing booth.
Josh Hunter preparing an order to ship
Some recent Curved Front Drawers produced at Western Dovetail
Curved Front Walnut Pullout Drawers
Company Name:   Western Dovetail Inc
Contact Name:   Max Hunter
Location:   Vallejo, CA  94590
Year Founded:   1993
Sq. Footage:   25,000
Employees:   19
Gross Sales:   N/A
Website:   www.drawer.com

Product Specialties:
    Cabinets - Components

Shop Equipment:
    Mereen Johnson - Select-a-Rip
    Altendorf - Sliding Table Saw
    Tannewitz - Table Saws
    Voorwood - Foiler
    Dodds - Dovetailers
    Extrema - Double sided Planer
    Mattison - Moulder
    COSTA - 3 Head Sander
    Biesse - Edgebander
    Hendrick - Panel Saw
    Baxter Whitney - Shapers
    Porter - Pin Router
    Thermwood - CNC
    Other - and more



Viewer Comments:

Posted By: Rob Drown     [03/06/2014]
Western Dovetail is a very cool shop. Max and his crew are amazingly creative and just plane nice. He invited our WoodWorking club to tour the shop and spent like 4 hours with us. It was Fascinating.


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