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Furniture repairs have been our business since 1989. Our company has expanded, based on a reputation for excellent service and quality workmanship. We pride ourselves on being able to meet your furniture repair and restoration needs from one item to any requirement.


meet the people behind the restoration process


Sahid Khan || Polisher and Repairer

Sahid has been with Dovetail for 14 years as our Specialist Polisher and Repairer, with over 30 years' experience in the field! As a qualified polisher, he has previously worked in high volume production in his home country of Fiji and has brought these skills to our company. Notably, he undertook the restoration of the Auckland Masonic Centre's interior. He works on the furnishings  for churches, restaurants. and other businesses  across Auckland.  His knowledge base is broad and covers repair, restoration, refinishing, and cabinetry. 


Tom Kimata || Restorer

Tom has specialised in furniture repair and finisher for 19 years, launching his career in Japan. He was the founder and director of the Yoshitake Corporation, working with wood, stone, china, leather, and metal restoration & repair. He has done work for clients such as the Italian Embassy in Japan, the Park Hyatt Tokyo, the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo and several international airports. His work also spans into restoration of temples and shrines. Since his arrival to New Zealand in 2013, he has been our expert finisher and restorer for furniture, antiques, paintings, sculptures, china wares, leather, etc.



'We use Dovetail Restorations, always reliable, always available, never a job too small or too big. You can ask for a quote, they are very honest and it’s very clear that they know their stuff. Avi and the Dovetail team are a five star business.'

Matteo | Restaurant Manager

The Jervois Steakhouse and Saloon

'Dovetail Restorations have handled the wood restoration and furniture repairs across our hospitality business for 5 years. Their specialist work is consistently of the highest standard.

No matter how small or large the job is Dovetail can always be relied upon to deliver on time.'

Paula Sigley | The Nourish Group