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Dovetail's attention to detail is second to none and is only surpassed by its creative insight in designing concepts.

D. Gagliano, So. Monmouth Co.

  • Home Theaters: Media Cabinets, Wood Accents, Coffered Ceilings, Even Ticket Booths & Candy Counters 
  • Entertainment Areas: End Bars, Bar Rooms, Game Rooms & Entertainment Areas 
  • Built-ins: Shelving, Benches & Storage Solutions . Bookcases, Fireplace Mantels & More
  • Kitchens: Custom Cabinetry, Islands, Kitchen Built-ins & Storage , Moldings & Accents
  • Bathroom: Vanities, Custom Finished Cabinetry & Accents
  • Architectural Woodworking: Coffered Ceilings, Crown, Base & Floor Moldings, Wainscoting , Door & Entry Encasements & Wood Accents
  • Commercial Woodworking: Commercial Bars, Great Rooms & Centers, Architectural Beams & Entries 
  • Completely Custom: The sky is the limit, we've even done custom woodwork in a vintage Airstream Trailer
Dovetail Designs

Every Room Benefits From Custom Woodwork & Creative Solutions

Long term satisfied customers...

Dovetail Designs has been providing true custom cabinetry & architectural wood working for decades. We are a small New Jersey shop of experienced craftsmen working meticulously on one masterpiece at a time.

Who is Dovetail Designs...

Dovetail Designs redefines the term "custom woodworking". We take great pride in our attention to detail, work ethic, and old world craftsmanship, while pushing the boundaries of our custom creations using today's technology.

We have extensive training & finishing experience. Our techniques include multi-step glazing, antiquing and faux finishes, allowing us to complete our projects with the utmost attention to detail and flare of creativity.

Our custom cabinetry beautifies your space while adding significant value to your home as well as extending it's usefulness and function. From hidden spice racks to grand theaters, every space & transition is utilized gaining function alongside aesthetic form.

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Your space can be rich with character, be inspired by the Cape May House, an award winning home.

Dovetail Project Timeline

Everyone's projects are unique with different needs & scope, however here is a general project timeline one could typically expect.

Get to Know Each Other

We get to know each other during this introduction phase by meeting, discussing what you'd like to accomplish, problems to solve and/or overall requirements. Between meeting, measuring & conversations we walk away with the information needed to give you a proposal.

Creative Solutions & Ideas Time

Ideas, solutions, materials & creativity sparks our imagination as we formalize plans and our ideas to present to you. This phase may include other visits, conversations and/or renderings as ideas materialize into concepts & reality on paper and/or computer.

Begin Work

With project concepts & budgets settled and approved, the Dovetail team begins your project and stays on point the entire time. Concepts shape into wood as your project begins to materialize which become Dovetail's focus until completion.

Enjoy your new projects

Punchlists, finishes and cleanup are completed quickly leaving your space looking better than before. You immediately benefit from the added value of your new project and start using it right away.


Interested in discussing a project? Let us know - we'll be happy to hear from you.


1889 Route 9
Unit #43
Toms River, NJ 08753

Contact Us

Phone: (732) 244-8640