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advertiser info: franchise business opportunity

industry home and building investment $1.2m number in NZ 3 and globally 3 FANZ member yes
contact Andre Hofer telephone email find out more

advertiser info

industry home and building email phone
FANZ member yes
investment from $1.2m
number in NZ 3
number globally 3
contact Andre Hofer
Cutshop North Shore

Cutshop North Shore

Cutshop Mt Wellington

Cutshop Mt Wellington

Cutshop - Waikato

Cutshop - Waikato

Cutshop - in business for yourself

Cutshop - in business for yourself

Cutshop New Zealand territories

Cutshop New Zealand territories

Cutshop Australian territories

Cutshop Australian territories

As the business partner to kitchen and wardrobe retailers, interior fit-out specialists, and designers of bespoke products all over New Zealand, owning a Cutshop® is an opportunity not to be missed as home renovation projects are going through the roof.

who are Cutshop®?

Cutshop® is a successful business offering contract cutting services supplying ready-to-assemble cabinetry to the kitchen and shop fitting trade and being a manufacturing partner for designers of bespoke products and furniture.

Our customers are kitchen designers, cabinet makers and shop fitters who value a consistently high quality service and a fast turnaround.  We also work with customers who value our extensive manufacturing experience and capabilities, and our approach in taking their designs from concept to production. 

Cutshop® is a growing network with three existing factories in Auckland and Hamilton, totalling 2000m2, with nine more territories available in New Zealand.

The proven concept and solid franchise model is eager to find motivated people who want to “be in business for themselves, but not by themselves,” supported by the experience and professionalism of the Cutshop® team.

the opportunity

The opportunity that Cutshop® presents is to own and manage a production and programming team, serving different regional economies in New Zealand.

Trends that support this include:

  • A strong New Zealand economy and housing market
  • Vibrant residential new build and renovation sector
  • Our nation’s population is expected to rise to 5.4m by 2036, and they will all need a home
  • Growing market for cabinetry, shop-fitting and home owner desire for bespoke products
  • Existing trade production can’t keep up and there’s a lack of capacity.

The Cutshop® difference:

Our business model is to provide one factory in regional locations with uniform processes, machinery and software, offering huge capacity and an ability to scale.

Machinery includes the largest flat-bed CNCs in NZ providing the best use of sheet without wastage, and the latest Holzher Edgebanding enabling perfectly invisible edging solutions.

We offer our customers a “factory in their back pocket” and flexibility to complete the largest of jobs for a trade business to the smallest from a bespoke designer;

  • Innovation and creativity drives our business with ideas
  • Potential for franchisees to build above average returns

If you:

  • Are passionate about working with wood and manufacturing
  • Want to be an owner operator and are focused on customer service
  • Don’t mind hard work to achieve a goal you’ve set for yourself and your family
  • Want to be part of a vibrant and growing sector with lots of opportunity

…you may make the cut and we invite you to take a ruler over our business and explore becoming a Cutshop® franchisee.

skills & training

Essential skills include:

  • Be customer focused knowing that this will help grow your busines
  • Able to learn quickly
  • Being a self-starter with good organisational skills
  • Have a practical mind-set and comfortable with rolling up your sleeves and getting on with the job
  • Able to lead a team and motivate them to do well
  • Selling an idea and focusing on following leads through
  • Being very conscious about providing high quality results, all the time
  • Basic computer skills to manage accounting and invoicing.

Cutshop® is a proven franchise system with accompanying manuals and resources for new franchisees, as well as support and guidance from the New Zealand franchisor and support from other franchisees.

We meet as a team every quarter to swap ideas, hear stories, learn from each other and plan.  With very distinct territories the franchisees are able to help each other.

The latest machine technology enables Cutshop® to provide its customers with quality offerings and finishes otherwise not available to the trade industry. Our success hinges on this, meaning comprehensive training is provided for the technical aspects of programming CNC machines.

There is also comprehensive onboarding for a new franchisee including:

  • Support with set up, including premises and machinery to ensure the business gets off to a good start
  • Local marketing to drive awareness
  • Help with connections in the local business community
  • Support in pushing opportunities to the new business either from existing franchises or outside
  • Two months hands-on training with at least two existing franchises.

territories available

The Cutshop® franchise business model provides for an initial 5 year term which can be renewed twice.  There are 12 territories throughout New Zealand, three of which are already established, four are in major centres and regions, and the rest are regional opportunities in the North and South Islands:


  • Auckland North Shore
  • Auckland Mt Wellington
  • Hamilton

 Prime opportunities to establish and develop a Cutshop franchise have been identified in:

  • Christchurch
  • Wellington
  • Tauranga
  • Hawke’s Bay/Gisborne

The Cutshop® concept and range of services allows you to be in business for yourself but not by yourself.

If you are looking for a hands-on business that provides real growth opportunities and satisfaction, then come have a coffee with us and we will tell you more about why Cutshop® is a cut above the rest!

    advertiser info: franchise business opportunity

    industry home and building investment $1.2m number in NZ 3 and globally 3 FANZ member yes
    contact Andre Hofer telephone email find out more

    advertiser info

    industry home and building email phone
    FANZ member yes
    investment from $1.2m
    number in NZ 3
    number globally 3
    contact Andre Hofer



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