Bespoke furniture design inspired by nature

At Born of Wood, we feel extremely lucky to have Yorkshire as our base. “God’s Own County”, it is an area blessed with so much natural beauty. We’ve been lucky to have our furniture making workshops in both Ilkley and Shipley – each location sitting within a stones throw of… Read More

AV Soul. Our dedicated custom-made AV furniture business.

Did you know Born of Wood have a sister business and team, AV Soul, specialising in the creation of AV furniture? The AV Soul team are dedicated in delivering the finest quality TV Units, Media Cabinets and Home Theatre furniture solutions. Operating as a custom handmade furniture manufacturer since 1998, Born of… Read More
Cabinet Maker Job Yorkshire

We’re hiring. Talented Cabinet Maker wanted.

Born of Wood (formerly known as Stump Furniture) and our site company AV Soul are looking for a cabinet maker to work in our Shipley, West Yorkshire, UK workshop. To help us serve on-going demand for our handmade furniture offer through Born of Wood, which includes fitted kitchens, as well as… Read More

A business reborn. New shoots for long established Stump Furniture.

Born of Wood ( is the new name for the long established and highly respected Yorkshire based, bespoke handmade furniture business, Stump Furniture ( Set up by Stuart Whewell in 1998 as a furniture manufacturer specialising in the use of reclaimed woods, Stuart admits that the business has… Read More