Is IKEA furniture not cutting it? Discover how you can use CNC wood cutting techniques to create unique statement furniture.
The global CNC tools market is estimated to exceed 4.8% (2013-2021) to 6.1% (2022-2028) CAGR at a value of over $2.6 in 2028. This increasing popularity in CNC design is awarded to the precision, efficiency, and creative capabilities available when making furniture.
Furniture is just one example of where CNC has transformed ordinary dwellings into exciting homes with numerous imaginative, practical, and artistic features on display.
To give you a taste of the possibilities, we’ve put together a list of inspiring CNC furniture design ideas to Inspire your next statement furniture piece.
CNC Furniture Design Examples
1. CNC Dining Table
Nothing makes a statement quite like a dining table. As the centrepiece for meals with family and friends, a dining table sets the tone in any room.
This epoxy oak table is one we designed and constructed here at Midlands CNC. The oak offers a sturdy, traditional base, while the midnight blue resin adds authenticity and character. As this epic dining table proves, not all CNC furniture design has to be small-scale projects.
Dining tables can also be designed and constructed as extendable, adjusting to accommodate more guests or reduced to take up less space when necessary. CNC extending dining tables can come as cross-extension or in a Gironde style. The beauty of CNC furniture design is that almost any ideas are possible due to the precision of the machinery.
3. CNC Kitchen Cabinets
From the mealtime centrepiece to the heart of any home, enter the kitchen and admire first-class CNC furniture design capabilities. The example above was donated by one of our satisfied clients. After careful programming and manufacturing, all design features transformed our customer’s vision into reality to produce this divine CNC kitchen design.
Kitchen cabinets and draws can be easily designed and constructed with CNC machinery by trained carpenters. There’s no need to settle for limited design options from expensive suppliers and retailers. Just pick your materials, draw up your dream kitchen and contact CNC specialists like us who can bring your vision to life.
In the UK, the average person will spend three years of their life in the kitchen. So, if any room in the house should be perfect aesthetically, it should be your kitchen.
3. CNC Chairs
Explore the timeless versatility of the chair with CNC furniture design. Whether it’s a uniformed set or individualistic designs from various inspirations, CNC can make chairs sturdy and comfortable in any design imaginable. Here is a list of chairs to suit different occasions and purposes:
- Dining chairs
- Outdoor chairs
- Rocking chairs
- Office chairs
When it comes to CNC design, chairs do not only have to offer comfort but present you with an opportunity to display fashionable taste and form for the home. Experiment with materials and get creative.
4. CNC Office Desk
Since the pandemic in 2020-2021, the world has subsequently entered a new era of working conditions. Now, 57% of workers in the UK prefer to work from home. Therefore, with so many of us working from home, it presents the perfect opportunity to design our optimum work/studio office space.
As the average office worker spends 5 hours and 41 minutes per day sitting behind a desk, we deserve to have a desk that best suits our practical needs and wellbeing.
This office desk (pictured) was built to accommodate sitting and standing with adjustable features. This client wanted a simple design. However, CNC wood office desks can be made as complex as necessary with additional draws or multiscreen compartments.
5. CNC Bespoke Bed Designs
The average person spends 26 years of their life sleeping. So, it pays to invest in a decent bed frame. With the power of CNC machining, you can create various types of beds from numerous materials without the limitation of pre-designed beds available from suppliers and retailers. Here is a list of bed types that you can personally design with CNC machine capabilities:
- Single bed
- Double bed
- Queen-sized bed
- King-sized bed
- Bunk beds
Whether it’s for the ultimate comfort every night or to free up space in kids’ rooms, you can design your perfect bed with specialist CNC design services. Why not incorporate intricate design features like this panel (pictured) onto your bed frame for a luxurious finish?
6. Living Room Shelving Units
Shelving units don’t just have to serve practical purposes. They can provide an interesting focal point. This CNC shelf design (pictured) uses curves and warm colours to add an element of artistry to the room.
Choose the Ideal CNC Furniture Design Materials
Choosing the right type of material for your CNC furniture design project is imperative. Generally speaking, softwood works best for CNC furniture designs, as it’s easier to cut and construct.
We also recommend applying hardwood layers as a strong finish. Here are some softwoods to consider for your CNC furniture design ideas:
As for the hardwood layer, we highly recommend cherry for its natural radiant tones and creating a smooth finish.
Leave it to a CNC Furniture Design Specialist
If you don’t have the time to create one of these beautiful masterpieces yourself, you can always call in an expert. At Midlands CNC, we’ve specialised in CNC machining and routing for numerous furniture design projects. We always aim to provide the highest-quality materials and craftsmanship to construct the ideal furniture for our clients.
So, if you need help or advice with your CNC furniture design project, get in touch with us today.