Foremost a master craftsman, but furthermore a hard working entrepreneur with a strong belief in customer service.
Daniel began to learn his craft in 1995 serving his apprenticeship under the tutelage of an reputable Yorkshire wood turning company. After successfully completing his apprenticeship Daniel embarked on a highly successful career defined by key milestones as his wood turning skills evolved and his industry knowledge grew.
Nowadays, Daniel's skills are employed by some of the UK's finest creative design companies and his work is used by some of the world’s highest profile brands in world class Knightsbridge department stores. In 2016 Daniel was accepted into the guild of master craftsman, gaining official recognition for his work. Although, in 2019 Daniel chose to let his membership of the guild lapse, Daniel continues to demonstrate his commitment to customer satisfaction and an ability to consistently achieve the highest standards.
Traditional wood turning is a dying trade. Daniel and the few remaining masters of the craft have become keepers of knowledge, ensuring these traditional skills are accessible for future generations to learn. Only through their passion and dedication do we retain this close connection with the past.
Born Daniel was born and bred in Yorkshire with strong moral values, a hard work ethic and true Yorkshire grit. These qualities would stand Daniel in good stead as a businessman in years to come.
Apprenticeship In 1995 Daniel began to realise his desire to become a traditional craftsman by starting on the path to an apprenticeship in Wood turning and cabinet making.
Huddersfield College After completing his apprenticeship Daniel's desire to grow an in depth knowledge of his trade and improve his skills saw him embark on a one year woodworking machinery course at Huddersfield College.
Pine By Design In 2000 Daniel opened his first business, Pine By Design, making handmade kitchens and high quality solid wood furniture. After establishing Pine By Design as a leading Yorkshire producer of traditional handmade furniture Daniel would use the craft workshop to launch new ventures as his skills evolved to develop new products in years to come.
Spindles Wood Turning To support increasing trade demand for Daniel's traditional wood turning skills Daniel opened Spindles Wood Turning, dedicated to the production of traditionally made wood turned products such as spindles, pilasters and newel posts.
Guild of Master Craftsmen Following completion of a rigorous entry procedure Daniel was accepted into The Guild of Master Craftsman, earning the right to be called 'master craftsmen'. Although, in 2019 Daniel chose to let his membership lapse, Daniel demonstrated excellence, commitment to customer care and the ability to consistently achieve the highest standards.
Beer Tap Handles After receiving an increasing number of requests from craft brewers to turn traditional beer pump handles, Daniel identified an opportunity to expand with the growth of the craft beer market. After creating a new range of truly unique beer and wine tap handles, Daniel launched BeerTapHandles.co.uk in late 2016 to bring the new products to the online market.
Double Dipper Paint Strippers Making the most of the opportunities presented by a recent move to new premises in Honley, near Holmfirth, Daniel began offering door and furniture paint stripping services. The investment in new equipment, a website and local advertising to promote the service were inspired decisions, as Double Dipper Paint Strippers was met by immediate high demand. Furthermore, sales of kitchens and furniture increased as paint stripping customers browsed the showroom while onsite.
Quality handmade kithchens & furniture.
Oak and Pine by Design, keep alive dying crafts to produce traditional and modern handmade kitchens and bespoke furniture from a workshop in the Yorkshire village of Honley, near Holmfirth. Every product, traditional or modern, is crafted from solid wood using authentic techniques by Master Craftsman Daniel Fitzpatrick, who oversees each project through to installation. By delivering custom furniture made from a choice of timbers, to the highest standards, Oak and Pine by Design has earned a reputation for excellent quality and service. Through the success achieved at Oak and Pine by Design Daniel has had a solid platform to branch into niche markets with his other endeavours, Spindles Wood Turning, Double Dipper Paint Strippers and Beer Tap Handles.
Quality handcrated wood spindles.
Daniel opened Spindles Wood Turning in 2007, to promote his hand turned wood spindles, pilasters and newel posts, in traditional and contemporary styles. Spindles Wood Turning offers a wide range of wood turned products for a variety of applications, from complex pilasters for Victorian home restorations, to technical contemporary spindles for designer clothing displays in department stores. The service is truly specialised, delivering products to custom specifications, including any size and type of timber according to the customers’ needs. Through a combination of superior design ideas, master craftsmanship, quality materials and service, Spindles Wood Turning has earned a strong reputation for excellence with trade clients and end users alike. The business is now an established presence in the UK spindles marketplace.
Door & furniture paint stripping services in Yorkshire.
Double Dipper Paint Strippers, is Oak & Pine by Design’s door, furniture and cast-iron paint stripping service. Double Dipper services local clients, as well as customers from all over Yorkshire. From its launch in 2017, Double Dipper was an immediate success. While Daniel supported the launch through local newspaper advertising, the doubledipperpaintstrippers.co.uk website achieved an instant top ranking in Google’s local search results. Once the message was out, new staff was required to service demand. Furthermore, kitchen and furniture sales have been boosted as Double Dipper customers have the opportunity to browse the showroom while onsite. If you need door or furniture stripped, please call Daniel on: 01484 666 333.
Traditionally hand turned beer tap handles.
Beer Tap Handles, a trading name of Spindles Wood Turning, was launched in 2016 to introduce Daniel’s new product line to the internet market place. The business specialises in creating bespoke solid wood beer tap handles for any type of brewery, pub or personal brewer. Every beer tap handle is turned from solid wood by Master Craftsman, Daniel Fitzpatrick, guaranteeing the quality of work. The handles are ideal for any bar, tap room or man cave, with a wide variety of different designs available. Each product can be uniquely personalised to suit the theme of the customer’s beer or room. The products are promoted through a custom desktop and mobile friendly website with a theme unique to the Beer Tap Handles brand. If you would like to know more, please contact Daniel on: 01484 666 333
As a master craftsman, Daniel endeavours to do his very best work for all his customers, whether a world class Knightsbridge department store, local trade person or domestic customer. If you need the skills of a master wood turner you can trust Daniel to exceed your expectations.