Traditional style Custom Kitchen Designs by Dovetail Designs

Dovetail Designs has designed and installed numerous custom kitchens as well as kitchen remodels in the traditional style. Tried and true, the inspiration for these designs are historically inspired and feature beautiful details. Think turned table legs, corbels, molding, wainscoting, farm sinks, and warm woods that create a cozy, welcoming space in your home. Custom kitchen designer Jenny Volk brings her extensive knowledge of traditional styles to create distinctive kitchens. Visit our showroom in Hinesburg Vermont to see more.

Collaborative Kitchen | Middlebury, VT | Plato Woodwork Prelude Cabinetry, Quartz Countertops, Apron Front Sink, Large Cove Molding and Fascia, Island End Bookcase

This project was run by Norm LeBoeuf of H J LeBoeuf & Son, Jenny designed and supplied the cabinetry and countertops, and the interior design was done by Pam Carter of Interior Design by Keeping Good Company.  

Quarry Tile Backsplash with Pot Filler

Soapstone Countertops, Under Counter Beverage Refrigeration, Island End Bookcase and Turned Legs,

Plato Woodwork Prelude Cabinetry, Gray Mist Painted Cabinetry, Beaded Flush Style Cabinetry


Apron Front Sink, Cambria Torquay Quartz Countertops

Cabinetry with Large Cove Molding and Fascia

Built-in Refrigeration, Built-in Bench Seating with Paneled Front, Moody Blue Island Painted Cabinetry

Appliance Garage Bi-folding Doors, Glass Mullion Cabinet Doors

Range Area with Canopy Hood, Island Ogee Countertop Edge 

Overlay Style Cabinetry

Vessel Sinks, Cambria Waverton Quartz Countertops

, Honed Super White Quartz Countertops

Linen Cabinet with Mirrored Glass Doors, Slate Painted Cabinetry

Modern Farmhouse | Ferrisburg, VT | Plato Woodwork Prelude Cabinetry and Personalized Custom Cabinetry, Apron Front Sink, Leathered Absolute Leather Black Granite Countertops, Pantry, Hutch


"Jenny did a great job helping us design our new kitchen area!! She came up with some great ideas and was very flexible in changing things to suit what we wanted. She is professional and did a great job working with our unusual space and making a great, functional kitchen."


Leathered Absolute Black Granite Countertops, Hutch with Glass Mullion Doors

Wide Pine Floors, Pantry, White Painted Cabinetry (Vanilla), Horton Brass Dark Antique Bin Pulls and Knobs

Kohler Artifacts Faucet, Blanco Fireclay Apron Front Sink

Fir Post & Beam, Flat Panel Doors, Inset Beaded Cabinet Style

Vaulted Ceiling with Fir Beams, Plato Woodwork Personalized Custom Cabinetry Island

Glass Drawer Front, Beaded V-groove Cabinet Ends

Wine Rack, Bookcase

Stone Fireplace

Plato Woodwork Prelude Cabinetry, Red Painted Cabinetry (Cottage Red)

Turned Island Legs, Task Angle Plug, Pin Hinges


New Hampshire Farmhouse | Moultonborough, NH | Plato Red Birch, Farmhouse Sink, Open Displays, Turned Legs, Corner Hutch

Turned legs, beaded table apron

Turned legs, beaded table apron

Apron sink, hutch top design, shelving above windows

Tambour door at appliance center

Open display with painted wainscot interior


Post & Beam Cherry Kitchen | South Hero, VT | Plato Cherry Kitchen, Inset Style, Shaker Door with Glass Transoms, Cooking Alcove, Chimney Hood

Polished black countertops, flush inset drawers

Double ovens, paneled island, Cambria quartz top, bar sink, pendant lighting

Wide baking drawers, large island with bar sink

Cooking alcove, apron front rangetop, tile backsplash, chimney hood, glass mullion doors

Lighted cabinets, under cabinet lighting, tile backsplash, stainless appliances

Traditional Cherry Kitchen | Hinesburg, VT | Plato Prelude Cherry Kitchen, Full Overlay Style, Shaker Style, 6-person Island, Open Shelving, Wide Drawers, Farmhouse Sink

Wine cube, apron front sink, black verde granite tops, open shelving

Square island leg, beaded table apron, v-groove island back

Recess flat panel drawer fronts, wide baking drawers, full overlay

Artful Cherry and Painted Kitchen | Moultonborough, NH | Cherry Inset Cabinetry, Fitted Kitchen with Antique Cupboards, Double Recess Panel Doors, Character Cherry

Rangefront cooktop, furniture island with turned legs, latch hardware, island end display

Arch top open display, painted beaded interior

Farmhouse sink, dish racks, bump-out sink cabinet, recess doors, paneled appliances, glass mullion doors

Hutch design, vegetable sink, paneled Sub-zero refrigerator

Glass mullion doors, shelf above window, antique green cupboard

Window seat alcove framed by antique cupboards

Cherry Kitchen with Transom Doors | North Ferrisburgh, VT | Plato Prelude Cherry Kitchen, Full Overlay Style, Traditional Transom Doors

Arch valence, wine cube, baking table with slat bottom

Cambria quartz top, built-in microwave, cherry flat panel doors & drawers, twisted wrought iron hardware

Arch valence over sink, transom glass doors

Wine cube, built in microwave, Cambria quartz top

Twisted wrought iron pulls, crown detail, arch valence


Family Friendly Kitchen | Hinesburg, VT | Plato Prelude Cherry, Pacific Door, Yellow River Granite

Pendant Lights, Downdraft Range, White Countertops

Yellow River Granite Tops, Slide-In Downdraft Range, Bar Pulls

Apothecary Drawers, Open Shelving, Seeded Glass, Bar Pulls

Island With Seating, Recess Panel Island Back, Pendant Lighting

Great Northern Cherry Kitchen | Williston, VT | Stained Cherry Kitchen, Full Overlay, Flat Recess Panel Doors, Flat Drawers, Black Appliances

Raised Bar With Corbels And Raised Panel Back

 Cherry Corbel Detail, Raised Bar

Laminate Countertops, Cherry Wood Bar Top

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