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Timber Curtain Rod Rings

Timber Curtain Rod Rings

Dating back to the 1960's we have been making a range of wooden curtain rings for the Australian market. Although our sales have declined over this period due to changing styles and pressure from cheaper imported versions; we have still been able to find a market for Australian made curtain rings, particularly since we opened our online shop a few years ago. Read more...

Roof Finials For Garden Sheds

Roof Finials For Garden Sheds

A roof finial is a great way to dress up the gable of a house, carport, pergola or even the humble garden shed ! Manufactured from Radiata Pine and then treated in LOSP; this fancy looking finial would be a nice addition to any garden shed or cubby house. Read more...

American Oak Handrail in the Heritage Rail Profile

American Oak Handrail in the Heritage Rail Profile

American Oak is a great timber to work in, and for a while there when the Australian $ was on parity with the USA $, the difference in price was fairly small when compared to Australian Oak. When this was the case, the number of jobs that we got in American Oak was quite strong. One such job was to produce our Heritage Rail profile. Read more...

Reeded Timber Dowel

Reeded Timber Dowel

Occasionally you get a request from a customer that makes you scratch your head and think "can we do that ?" . This was the case recently when one of our customers who we regularly make wooden curtain rods asked if we could do a reeded version. Read more...

Stainless & Glass Balustrade With Timber Handrail

Stainless & Glass Balustrade With Timber Handrail

Stainless Steel .... Glass .... Timber .... Three very contrasting products, but when combined on a stair, the end result is a real stunner. Read more...

Turned Timber Legs For Snooker Tables

Turned Timber Legs For Snooker Tables

Over the years we have manufactured a lot of turned timber legs for dining tables. Some of these legs have also been used for Snooker tables, but the size is not 100% suitable. Recently we had a customer ask if we could make a Snooker table leg for them. Read more...

Rebated Timber Dowel Handrail

Rebated Timber Dowel Handrail

We recently had a request from a customer interstate to manufacture a timber dowel handrail with a rebate in it so that a light strip could be placed underneath it. Read more...

Timber Chair Frame Components

Timber Chair Frame Components

Over the last decade we purchased not one, but two 5-axis CNC machining centres. Both of these are made by an Italian company, with their main purpose being to produce chair frame components. Read more...

The Difference Between 7x7 and 1x19 Wire Rope

The Difference Between 7x7 and 1x19 Wire Rope

We sell a lot of wire rope and fittings through our online shop; and one of the main questions we get asked is, what is the difference between 7x7 and 1x19 wire. The answer is quite simple, but is also important to know, as some fittings will only suit a certain type of wire rope. Read more...