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Strong Beds, very sturdy.

Our handmade beds are suitable for larger & heavier people. A good solid bed frame needs to be a strong , weight bearing peice of furniture as well as aesthetically beautiful. We don't use standard bed fittings on our handmade beds as we've designed a much stronger method of construction, there's no reason why your Abowed bed shouldn't last a lifetime if well looked after. Browse our range of beds in our shop and please share our blog with your friends.  

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White Rustic Chunky Plank Bed

Busy this week handpainting planked beds white, not quite a white wash effect though as we prefer a cleaner look. The corners of the bedposts are slightly distressed on this model , not quite shabby chic! This handmade plank bed is made in our Wirksworth beds & furniture workshop which is based near Matlock in Derbyshire. We specialize in making wooden beds that will last a lifetime. If you're looking to buy a new bed you've just found the right place, you will be buying straight from the maker. Your beautiful bed will be made specially upon order and delivered directly to you once it's made. Tel 01629 822392 if you're looking to buy a new bed !  

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Oak Stool

We're making these lovely distressed old fasioned stools that are rather cool. They're made from character oak in our furniture workshop in Wirksworth near Matlock. They're hand finished, with a subtle hint of white. Available in different sizes as a bar stool, side stool, foot stool and natural oak too.

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Oak Handmade Beds - UK Bespoke Bed Makers Workshop.

Abowed four poster bed workshop, planing boards down for use in the making bespoke handmade beds. We use prime and character grade timber to make our quality handmade four poster beds and traditional methods and woodworking machinery to make our beds. We only use solid wood, no veneers including hardwoods for our beds. Each wooden board is specially selected and crafted by our experienced furniture designer and maker to ensure our handmade beds are of the highest quality. Our custom beds and furniture are available in a variety of timber including solid oak and other hardwoods and are specially made to order, every bed is bespoke. Our bed workshop is happy to design you a bespoke new bed, working around your style and budget, whatever your taste, we can ensure your solid wood new...

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High End Beds

An Abowed high end designer bed is handmade  to last a lifetime.The exceptional design and quality of the contemporary curved four poster in the image will luxuriously furnish your bedroom. Our posh beds can be trimmed up with drapes for a more luxurious, contemporary four poster canopy effect. The combination of the plank style headboard and contemporary curves is quite a unique bed design. We love to design and make luxurious wooden handmade beds that are very individual and niche for customers who appreciate style and luxury.

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