David Fletcher has been designing and manufacturing furniture for over thirty years. He started life in the antique business, dealing in English and continental furniture of the 17th and 18th centuries, and this gave himĀ a strong understanding of form and proportion, taught him construction, and a knowledge and love of wood.

David has been working on his Capstan Table project since 1997. He has constantly improved the design to today’s sophisticated, standardised version. During this process he has developed his skills as a mechanical engineer and has committed every single one of the 5,000 odd separate components to 3D computer drawings. Whilst the company draws upon skilled craftsmen and high tech procedures in the manufacturing process, David is still very closely involved in every aspect of the construction and assembly of a table, and in fact normally performs on-site installations himself.