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Turned Timber Baluster For A Grand Staircase

Turned Timber Baluster For A Grand Staircase

Hammersmiths have been manufacturing turned timber balusters since the 1980's. Durning this time we have produced 100's of different designs in a large array of different timbers. Although not as popular as they use to be, we do still get a demand for large job lots. Read more...

Timber Handrail For Hospitals

Timber Handrail For Hospitals

Sometimes doing the same thing can get a bit boring, so it is nice when you get a request from a customer to produce a product that leaves you scratching your head and asking yourself "how am I going to make this ?" This was the case recently when a customer wanted us to make a 40mm diameter handrail our of Victorian Ash. Read more...

A Blast From The 1950's

A Blast From The 1950's

You may not know this, but when HAMMERSMITH started back in 1946 we use to make Australiana souvenirs for tourist shops our of Mulga wood. Read more...

Rebated Timber Capping

Rebated Timber Capping

Sometimes the simplest looking jobs can prove more challenging than you think. This was the case recently when we were asked by a customer if we could produce a rebated timber capping. Read more...

Treated Post Mould Surrounds

A post mould surround is a great decorative add on to your verandah post. Read more...

Black Glass Pool Fence Spigots

You may have noticed over the past couple of years that there has been a trend towards black fittings inside new homes that are being built in Australia. From taps to cabinet handles, black has been replacing silver as the most popular colour. Well this trend has now moved to outside the home with the new addition of  Read more...

40mm Half Dowel in Hardwood

Up until a 10 years ago we didn't do a lot of dowels, as we didn't have the right equipment to make them on. After investing in the necessary machinery, manufacturing timber dowels is now a large part of our business.

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A New Addition To The Office .... Hunter

We are pleased to announce that we have a new addition to our team in the office ..... Hunter.

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Tapered Wooden Plugs

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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Treated Roof Finials

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

66mm American Oak Stair Tread  Read more...

Timber Handrail in Pine and Meranti

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

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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