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Dave Gerson has a special knack for making kitchens and joinery for home fit outs. I find him to be rather pedantic and meticulous, which are great skills when it comes to attention to details. And this is critical when it comes to the fine details of making and more so, installing a kitchen. As a Kitchen Designer, I find Dave very easy to work alongside and he is rather easy going, methodical and plans well in advance. Proof is in the pudding they say, and his end results and satisfied customers speak for themselves. I have no issues whatsoever in recommending Forest Joinery for your next kitchen or joinery project. Dave is a master craftsman cabinetmaker. Sincerely Phil Burns Kitchen DesignerRead More

We recently installed a new kitchen using Dave from Forest Joinery. Dave was an absolute pleasure to deal with, from our initial consultation with him until the completed installation. Dave listened to our needs and gave excellent design advice. His workmanship was absolutely outstanding. The whole process went very smoothly and we are absolutely thrilled with the end result. We have no hesitation in recommending him, and would certainly use him again.Read More

Dave did a fantastic job with our kitchen renovation making the whole experience a delight. His involvement from planning to design to execution was professional and informative throughout. He is a true craftsman.Read More

I was recommended to Dave by a friend. Dave was very punctual tidy and was very meticulous. Extremely happy with my kitchen. Everything was precise and fitted in perfectly. I also asked him to do some handyman work that was also excellent. If you like someone that is into attention to detail then Dave is the man.Read More

Since the beginning, Dave was very professional and have excellent communication skills. His recommendations about the designs were spot on! The job was finished on time and with great attention to detail. Our pantry and kids study were transformed! Please don't doubt to hire him, you won't be disappointed! We are hoping to work with him again soon!Read More

Dave, was on time, provided quality drawing, and installed the 2 vanitys he made for my client beautifully. If you want a quality product, expertly fitted, at a fair price, Forest joinery is your company Thanks DaveRead More

Dave did a finicky little job retrofitting cupboard doors to an existing bookcase, as well as building a small additional cupboard for my study. Both jobs were completed to an exceptional standard and are working perfectly. Dave was able to match with existing fitout to a "T", and also gave me some excellent advice (when I asked!) for the deck renewal project I was about to commence at time of installation. I'll be getting Dave back for my next joinery job for sure.Read More

Kitchen build was completed exceptionally smoothly and quickly. The workmanship is first-class and of the highest-quality. Reliable, punctual, communicative, working with Dave was the best choice we made. Dave worked within the scheduled timeline and budget, which was convenient compared to our previous experience with other renovations.Read More

Dave was fantastic - very professional & excellent delivery. Turned up when he said he would, discussed the bespoke cabinetry with us, discussed alternatives to a couple of challenges, delivered a great product and cleaned up after himself. So good, I have recommended Forest Joinery to friends.Read More

Dave was recommended by our bathroom specialist for our laundry cabinetry and rumpus room bench and wall mounted shelves. Dave's suggestions on final design were on-point and his communication in the lead up to installation thorough and on-time. The installation process was seamless and his workmanship of the highest level. We will definitely be using Dave again not only because of his professionalism but also because of his friendly rapport and have highly recommended him to our network. Lexie ChurchRead More

Dave recently completed cabinetary in what was previously described as a study nook in our apartment. From our initial contact the process was smooth and without issue and the result excellent. We highly recommend Dave for the workmanship and engagement during the project.Read More

Dave recently completed some bespoke cabinetry which required wall-mounted shelving in our dining room and a bench with wall-mounted shelving in our games room. He has transformed both rooms with fantastic workmanship. From initial concept discussions to final install Dave was professional, timely in his communications and gave us an exceptional result.Read More

Dave recently completed three sets of wardrobes for three bedrooms in my house. The rooms were transformed by the exceptional design and appearance of the wardrobes. The quality was exceptional, as was the finish and the service. Would I use Dave again? Without a doubt! Last but not least, the price was fair and competitive.Read More

Dave Gerson was recommended by our builder for a small, fairly simple custom cabinetry and bench top/sink support for a renovated laundry. The key thing for us was the attention to detail, ensuring everything aligned perfectly. Dave is very friendly, easy to deal with, kept appointments on time and cleaned up afterwards better than I think we have ever seen done before. You might find the quote for the work won't be the cheapest, but you will not be disappointed with the results.Read More

We contacted Dave to build home office desk. We had a design in our mind and Dave provided his inputs and recommendations on what should be done to make it more interesting. What we loved the most about Dave is that he took time to listen to what we needed and didn't rush with things. He made sure that we were happy and satisfied with what we wanted with our home office. We would highly recommend Dave, extremely professional.Read More

We were very pleased with Dave’s workmanship in providing us quality wardrobes for all our bedrooms. Very easy to deal with, Dave and his team arrived when they say they would and completed their work in the most neat and tidy manner. Dave made sure things were properly finished even though it meant he had to come another day after our flooring was delayed.Read More

I found Dave and Forest Joinery on Houzz, after searching for a good local joinery contact. Dave and his team had excellent, if not the best reviews on the app, so I decided to give him a call. After a quick 5 min chat, Dave also recommended a good builder for our renovation. Dave gave us excellent advice and tips on how we should structure the design and layout, opening up the kitchen area to create smart storage. The apartment went from having a tiny kitchen to a large open plan kitchen with lots of storage space. Dave also custom made our bathroom vanity, tv unit, linen closet, and built ins in the bedroom. He even created space for a study nook. He provides the highest quality brands, which I also loved. We’ve just moved in and love our new home, the quality of Dave’s joinery work is solid and very noticeable immediately. I’ve been to many renovated homes and even new ones, and it doesn’t even compare. We are SO GLAD we found Dave and his Forest joinery. I would’ve uploaded more pics of the rest of the work he did but the app restricts the number of pics. We’l definitely be keeping Dave’s contact for the next renovation. He’s a friendly, approachable and simple person to deal with, yet his knowledge is a cut above the rest! Its not easy finding good contacts for builders and joinery, I searched around for 2 months and can highly recommend Dave and his team. Reasonably priced, helped us with colour selection, made the whole process so easy. Thank you Dave! And thanks for getting us in before Christmas!!Read More

David Gerson and his team at Forest Joinery were asked to re-design a laundry area which had seen better days. David's professionalism and eye for detail has ensured that our laundry is not only functional but aesthetically comfortable to the eye. The laundry has blended in perfectly with an adjoining bathroom and married in well with our recently renovated kitchen. It has been a pleasure working with someone who has an eye for detail, is practical and knowledgeable in his trade. I highly recommend Forest Joinery.Read More

Highly recommended Dave who did the joinery for our two bathrooms. Quality workmanship, good communicator, quick turnaround. Compared to other trades, his service was faultless. We'll be getting him back to do our kitchen.Read More

Use Dave! you won't regret it. I had the pleasure of being introduced to Dave a few years back for a job I was looking at by my neighbour , and have since engaged him a few times over the years to build and design 2 custom walk in wardrobes and a home office fit out. He is fast, reliable and his quality workmanship and attention to detail is exceptional and would satisfy the most fastidious of clients (ie. me). A true professional that takes pride in his work and produces high quality and a very reasonable price point. Unlike many others, he listens to what you're trying to achieve and suggests quality and thoughtful insights in the design process, finding workable solutions or ways around any potential problems or difficulties that may come up in design or install. Nothing was "too hard" His team is clean, punctual and nice guys to boot. If you want quality, you won't regret using Dave and team,Read More