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Tapered Wooden Plugs

Monday, June 19, 2017

Tapered timber plugs are used in mainly to plug the end of pipes, particularly water pipes. Until recently most of the plugs we had been making were for pipes that were 50mm in diameter and less; but following a request from one of our customers, we have gone larger .... much larger.

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Round Is The New Square For Timber Balusters

Monday, June 05, 2017

Turned timber balusters have been used on stairs for many years, but traditionally the designs have had both a square (un-turned) section on the top and bottom with a turned section in the middle. A few years back we started producing a baluster that was a bit different.

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Wire Cable Tension Gauge

Monday, May 15, 2017

When installing stainless wire cable balustrade it is important that you get the correct tension on the cable so that it can comply with Australian building regulations. Up until now this required either guess work as to how tight you needed to make the cable or you had to invest in a measuring device that was worth hundreds of dollars.

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Treated Roof Finials

Monday, May 01, 2017

A turned roof finial is a great addition to the top of a gable on many traditional Australian homes.

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Stainless Glass Standoffs

Monday, April 17, 2017

Glass is currently one of the most popular materials used for balustrade in new Australian homes. There are a number of different ways the glass can be fastened to form a balustrade, with glass standoffs being one style.

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Titebond - The Trusted Name in Wood Glues

Monday, April 03, 2017

It is one thing for a business to say that a product is good, but it is another thing to know that a product is good. In the case of Titebond wood glues, we know for a fact just how good they are, as we use them everyday of the week.

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Bread Loaf Handrail

Monday, March 20, 2017

Timber handrails is something that we manufacture at our factory in Adelaide every week. Most of the time is spent replenishing our range of stock profiles that we carry; but we also do custom designs from time to time.

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Timber Stool Seats Available In Online Shop

Monday, March 06, 2017

Over the years we have had numerous enquiries for round timber stool seats. Some of these enquiries have been for decent quantities, and as a result we have produced them against order, but up until now we have never stocked them.

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Timber Cabriole Legs in Jigsaw Stores

Monday, February 20, 2017

It is always nice when you see one of your products being put to good use. This was the case recently when I saw some display tables that were supported by some of our timber cabriole legs that I sell.

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Watch 50mm Hardwood Dowel Being Manufactured

Monday, February 06, 2017

There is an old saying that says "You can't make a silk purse out of a pig's ear". The same is true with producing round timber dowel. If the machinery or tooling is not a up to scratch, then the finish on the product won't be either.

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Turned Porch Posts in Treated Pine

Monday, January 23, 2017

For at least the last 25 years we have been manufacturing a range of turned timber porch posts. Many of our customers have asked us how we produce such a large turning that has not changed over this long period of time. The answer is that we produce them on a specially built lathe. Words can't quite do the process justice, so we thought we might share a video with you on how it is done.

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American Oak Stair Treads

Monday, January 09, 2017

Over the last couple of years we have been selling a range of 32mm and 43mm thick stair treads in both Pine and Victorian Ash. During this period we have been getting a number of requests to add American Oak stair treads to our range, and after looking into it we decided that the time was right for us to do so.

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Timber Handrail in Pine and Meranti

Monday, December 26, 2016

We were recently asked by one of our good customers if we could produce a new timber handrail for them. They wanted us to make it in both Meranti (aka Maple) and Pine.

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Wire Balustrade Fittings On Show

Monday, December 12, 2016

Wire cable is still a great style of balustrade to use on a domestic staircase. Not only does it achieve a sleek modern look, but it is also easy to install.

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New Style Of Treated Pyramid Fence Post Capital

Monday, November 28, 2016

Treated fence post capitals have been part of our range of external building products for the past 25 years. The more traditional turned styles have given way to the more fashionable pyramid designs over the last 10 years. Just recently though we were asked by a customer to come up with a variation on the pyramid design. The end result was a much more substantial design.

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Stainless Steel Handrail Painted Black

Monday, November 14, 2016

An increasingly popular trend in hones design is fixtures and fittings being painted black rather than the traditional brushed or polished stainless steel.

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HAMMERSMITH now has its own You Tube channel

Monday, October 31, 2016

We are please to announce that we now have our own You Tube channel.

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HAMMERSMITH has expanded to the USA, UK and NZ

Monday, October 17, 2016

Having run a successful Australian website for the last 7 years we thought it was about time that we expanded our horizons and started looking outside Australia for sales.

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New HAMMERSMITH Catalogue Just Released

Friday, June 17, 2016

We are pleased to announce that we have just released our new HAMMERSMITH product catalogue.

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Another Batch Of Stair Post Caps Being Manufactured

Friday, February 26, 2016

When we added timber stair post caps to our range a decade ago, we never envisaged how popular they would turn out. Even now after 10 years, they continue to be a strong seller for us. Last year we decided to build a dedicated area within our factory to improve the time it takes to make these post caps.

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