Our Story

Meet the Team

David’s passion for his craft radiates across his small team. Together they have worked with some of the best New Zealand and International Kitchen Designers, Architects and Property Developers.

David  knows how to make designs work in real life as he has been a cabinet maker for over 20 years and a designer himself for 7 years.  David and his team work with your kitchen plan and can come up with suggestions to ensure your kitchen plan works well and looks good for years to come.

Everything is manufactured at our plant and installed by our team of qualified professionals; providing our clients with a one-stop-shop.

Our passion is to ensure our cabinetry will compliment and sustain our clients lifestyles, in line with the look they want to achieve.

David James (DJ)

David James (DJ)

Managing Director & Designer

Emma Shaw

Emma Shaw

Finance & Marketing

Ren Vaz

Ren Vaz

Workshop Manager



Health & Wellness Coach

Cabinetry elevated to Artform

David James knows the importance of quality materials. His extensive product knowledge enables him to offer advice and guidance in material selection and designs.

“Our home now has the WOW factor due to our fabulous new kitchen. Not only is it stunning but we find it extremely functional and we would not change a thing. DJ has wonderful ideas, is personable and obliging, hard working and professional. If anyone needs another kitchen DJ Cabinetry would be the way to go.”

Julie & Bob Irwin

“The guys at DJS were outstanding; right from the outset they understood what I was trying to achieve, added their expertise and delivered a fantastic product. I wouldn’t hesitate recommending them to friends.”

Ali Williams


If you are looking for a kitchen, bathroom, wardrobe, entertainment unit, wine cellar, garage cabinetry or any custom cabinetry work, DJS Cabinetry can help. Owner David James and his team have expansive product knowledge best tailored to your budget and requirement. Quality, custom finishes, product warranty, and guarantee on workmanship are all offered.

They can work from your plans, with your designer, or bring in some pictures and a few ideas. David James is happy to discuss your options. We can offer designs and prepare 3D concepts to work through with you. 

DJS Cabinetry offers a full package from design, custom manufacture and installation. We can also refer you to our trusted tradies, we have worked with for years – from plumbers, builders, project managers and electricians.

We are here to make your new build or renovation an easy one with quality, hassle free service.

“As builders who specialise in the renovation market, we had been on the lookout for a while for a cabinetry company that could offer a service and product that was of high quality both for those clients with a budget and those who had a bit more money to spare. DJS Cabinetry has excelled on all levels, and we could not be happier. The relationship they have with clients is fantastic, and their product is some of the highest quality we have seen. We have no hesitation recommending DJS Cabinetry to our clientele and look forward to continuing our growing relationship.”

Bryce & Belinda Coles
Smith & Sons Northwest


DJS Cabinetry knows the importance of timelines and working in conjunction with a number of trades.

Having worked with a number of developers in new builds and renovations, we have seen some amazing Auckland homes come to life. Our team takes pride in our work ethic, finishes, functionality and design.

“MAKE Architects have pleasure in endorsing the high quality work manufactured and installed by DJS Cabinetry.

DJ and his team have a focus to deliver high quality cabinetry, with a “can do” attitude where nothing is too difficult to tackle.

As architects we require articulation of our design detailing to be manufactured with finesse and care, and installed with the same attitude; it was a pleasure to find that DJS Cabinetry shared this same philosophy.

DJS Cabinetry provide flexible work programmes over a difficulhttps://djscabinetry.co.nz/services/t closure periods to ensure that cabinetry is installed within the short windows of opportunity and that facilities have full functionality when reopened. Sites are left clean and tidy to the satisfaction of the clients.

We have full confidence in DJ and his team and look forward to working alongside on future projects.”

Martin Varney
Make Architects


DJS Cabinetry has worked with a wide portfolio of NZ and International designers. David James passion for design makes him highly skilled in overseeing the process from conception into reality. All ideas are achievable with DJS Cabinetry working alongside you.

DJS Cabinetry has an excellent eye for detail, finishes and a team you can trust to execute your project to the highest of standards.

“I am a ex builder of 16 years, I have worked for the Auckland Council as a Building Inspector and I Co-Host on The Design and Build Show on Radio Live. I am now the owner of www.beforeyoubuy.co.nz. I have built over 40 million dollars worth of homes and have used DJS Cabinetry on many occasions. They are trusted, competitively priced, quality materials, beautiful finish and deadlines met. I highly recommend DJS Cabinetry for your next job. “

Craig Linn
Property Inspector


The key members of DJS Cabinetry started their careers in the commercial sector of custom cabinetry. They know and understand the requirements of working in the commercial sector on larger scale jobs, regularly carrying out contracts for Fletcher Construction.

DJS Cabinetry has built cabinetry for the Coffee Club franchise; reception area fit outs for schools and offices including wall panelling and features. They have worked on restaurant and shop fit outs, company lunchrooms, and a number of other custom cabinetry projects within the commercial sector.

Product knowledge and understanding what materials are best to use is paramount, to give the customer a fit for purpose product. DJS Cabinetry work to deadlines, will work extended hours, and most of all will work within your company to produce your desired results.

Get in touch

33 Church Street, Onehunga, Auckland 1061

021 940 375 (Emma)