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Balustrade Using Stainless Tube and Fittings

Balustrade Using Stainless Tube and Fittings

Stainless steel used for stairs and balustrade creates a modern look that is popular in many of today's newly built homes. We have a range of tubes and fittings in various styles and sizes to choose from. Read more...

Balustrade Using Galvanised Pipe and Fittings

Balustrade Using Galvanised Pipe and Fittings

Galvanised tube combined with the DIY friendly range of Interclamp tube fittings can be used to create balustrade that can be used in commerical, domestic and industrial applications. Read more...

Square Stainless Spigots for 12mm Glass Panels

Square Stainless Spigots for 12mm Glass Panels

Spigots are a simple but elegant way of holding 12mm panels of glass; whether for pool fencing and general domestic balustrade. Read more...

EZIRAIL 50mm Round Timber Handrail

EZIRAIL 50mm Round Timber Handrail

EZIRAIL is the name given to our range of 50mm round timber dowels and fittings that can be used to create continuous timber handrail for domestic, commercial and aged care applications. Read more...

30mm Hardwood Dowel

30mm Hardwood Dowel

Manufacturing timber dowel use to be quite a challenge for us until we purchased a new machine a few years back. Before we got this machine it was difficult to accurately line up the cutters so that you ended up with a perfectly round dowel. With the new machine this is not an issue, and as a result we have been able to very quickly produce dowels in different sizes. Read more...

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...

American White Oak Ceiling

American White Oak Ceiling

Feature timber ceilings are a great way to add value to the outside alfresco area of your house. Here in Australia the most common timber used is Western Red Cedar, but we do occasionally get request for different timbers to be used for this purpose. This was the case recently where we had a customer who wanted to have a timber ceiling made out of American White Oak. 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

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

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

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. Read more...

6 New Wooden Corbels and Carvings Added

We have just added 6 new wooden corbels and carvings to our range.

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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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Shopping Trolley Bay Using Interclamp Fittings

Whilst at the local shopping centre the other day I came across a shopping trolley storage bay that made use of some of the Interclamp galvanised pipe fittings that we sell. 

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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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Round Is The New Square For Timber Balusters

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

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

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

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