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Modern Turned Balustrade

Modern Turned Balustrade

If you were to think of a stair balustrade with turned timber balusters in it, then you would probably be imagining stairs built in the 1980's and 90's that would have the treads, handrail and balusters all stained and polished in a natural timber finish. Read more...

Fluted Timber Table Leg

Fluted Timber Table Leg

We love it when we get a request from a customer to make a new product. This recently came from a company in QLD who makes furniture for use in aged care homes. They needed to make a round side/coffee table and wanted the table to have 4 turned legs on it that also had a fluted feature in the turned section of the leg. Read more...

Pyramid Post Caps Painted Black

Pyramid Post Caps Painted Black

We have been manufacturing fence post capitals for many years, and over this period of time we have seen a number of changes as to the types of colours that they get painted. Read more...

How To Install a Wall-Mounted Handrail

How To Install a Wall-Mounted Handrail

Everything you need to know about installing wall-mounted timber handrail! Our easy DIY guide. Read more...

Australian Made, Wall Mounted Ballet Barres for Home or Studio’s

Australian Made, Wall Mounted Ballet Barres for Home or Studio’s

When we first started to pick up jobs for making ballet barres, we were a little perplexed. After all, we have always primarily marketed our rail towards stair builders and DIYers. It wasn’t until we started doing a little digging that we Read more...

5 Cheap & Easy Ways to Transform Your Narrow Stairway

5 Cheap & Easy Ways to Transform Your Narrow Stairway

Not only are dark, dated and narrow staircases a bit of an eyesore, but they can affect the resale value of your home (especially if it’s located in the living area or entryway). While replacing an entire staircase would be a costly endeavor Read more...

Step By Step Guide To Wire Balustrade

Step By Step Guide To Wire Balustrade

Are you looking to do some wire balustrade ?  The guide below covers everything you need to know to install your wire balustade, whether it be for your own place or if you are doing a job for a client. Read more...

Angled Table Legs

Angled Table Legs

Round tapered timber legs are all the rage at the moment, and as a result we have been selling a heap through our online shop. Read more...

Vancouver Timber Handrail

Vancouver Timber Handrail

A few years back on a trip to Vancouver we dropped in to see a timber manufacturing business that we had been sourcing products through for about a decade. Read more...

Unique Verandah Fretwork

Unique Verandah Fretwork

I always love it when customers come up with a use for a product that it was not intended for. This was the case recently when a customer sent us some photos of a verandah bracket that they had purchased from us. Read more...

Cat Run Using Galvanised Fittings

Cat Run Using Galvanised Fittings

We all know that people love their cats, so what better way to treat your cat than to build an outdoor cat run, so that your cat can enjoy the fresh air without escaping their confines and doing damage to the local wildlife. Read more...

Tulip and Gumnut Balusters

Tulip and Gumnut Balusters

If you have an older style home that has a front verandah that you would like to enclose with a timber balustrade, then you may want to consider using one of our 2 design of floral motif cutout balusters. The two designs are the Gumnut (which can be seen in the photo) and the Tulip. Both of these designs are 930mm in length, 90mm wide and made from 19mm thick LOSP treated Pine. Read more...

Timber Dowel Shelving

Timber Dowel Shelving

When we added timber dowel to our range of products to sell we had some ideas as to what customers may use them for, but we have been constantly amazed by the different products that customers have created from them. Read more...

Legs, Legs, Legs

Legs, Legs, Legs

We love it when we get photos from customers of items that they have made using our products. In most cases the intended use of the product matches the item that has been made ..... but not always. Read more...

Corbels For A Mantel Piece

Corbels For A Mantel Piece

A customer sent us a photo of a mantel piece that they had built using the timber corbels that we sell. As I started writing this blog, it got me thinking, why is it called a mantel piece ? So I asked the most trusted source that I know .... Google, and came up with the following answer. Read more...