Stefan Heinz, Furniture construction, Chair construction and Design

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The frame furniture maker and carpenter Stefan Heinz is both a lone fighter and a network participant. He specializes in custom-made furniture for chairs, tables and side-furniture. This has always required collaboration with other trades such as upholstery, carving and varnishing. The products are extremely diverse, he implements the wishes of designers, architects and private customers and not only produces individual furniture frames, but also exhibition architecture, home accessories and paravents. In this he implements his own designs, always from solid wood, whether as a one-off, prototype or in small series. The company plans to launch its own collection of self-designed and self-built furniture under its own label together with a design studio from Dresden/Germany in 2024.

Name of Craft in the local language
Stefan Heinz, Tischler, Spezialisierung Stuhl- und Gestellbau
Type of Craft
Construction of frame furniture such as chairs, armchairs, sofas, tables, beds. Construction of high-quality built-in furniture, as well as exhibition architecture, shopfitting, paravents, home accessories and much more in individual production, as prototypes or in small series according to the designs of designers and architects, but also private customers. Realization of individual furniture as well as complete object solutions/interior designs. Realization of own designs according to the ideas of private customers.
Knowledge Holder
Stefan Heinz
Location, Website
Nordstr. 16, 01737 Oberhermsdorf / www.instagram.com/heinz.moebel Link to website
Contact
phone: +49(0)176 21525581; email: info@heinz-moebel.de
Type of Business
Newly founded
Year of Establishment
2010

Workshop and sales space
Four-sided courtyard (inhabited by several generations) with a workshop spread over two buildings. Production and assembly rooms. A separate room for surface treatment. A large storage room with space for courses and a small room for sampling (to be converted into a small showroom and lounge for course participants in the coming year). Various photo backdrops and screens for photo shoots for example for social media channels.
Materials
Solid wood (various types of wood), boards from the sawmill or from the timber merchant. Rarely panel materials.
Technology / Tools / Machines
Highly specialized machinery for individual furniture construction in the field of frame construction, CNC technology. Support or assistance from other trades in the production of the furniture, large network of upholsterers, varnishers and other craftsmen - rarely produced entirely by us.
Techniques / Processes
All techniques of woodworking, shape gluing.
Members / Employees
Stefan Heinz
Education of the Craftsperson
Carpenter training with specialization in chair construction (in Rabenau). Technician and design studies (Hildesheim).

Best-selling product
A raw frame (upholstered frame) of an upholstered chair that a crafts colleague is processing into lounge furniture for the store fittings of a worldwide chain of stores.
Average time of production
The individual production of a piece of furniture takes about 12 weeks.
Average price per item
The price for a handmade chair starts at €350.00.