2016 Highlights – A Look Back at Notable Jobs This Year

The end of the year is coming up fast, and it’s the time of the year that we, here at Renowned Furniture, look back at the projects, big and small, that we have done throughout the year.

One of several big projects that we did this year is the plywood seating and tables commissioned by the School of Architecture of the University of Queensland. They are multi-use pieces for the students’ common area that can be turned upside down and used as artwork stands as well.

The school was very pleased with our work that they ordered more seatings and tables – and we delivered!

Custom made Tables and Seats

Another major job for us was an order to design, manufacture and polish more than $40,000 worth of fine, commercial furniture for a major international supply & fit out company.

From sketches to the real thing!

Renowned has also gone musical this year. Who would have thought – from fine furniture to musical instruments!

In the latest transformation for Sam’s Harpsichord, which dates back to the early 13th century, we added some turned legs and a fresh look.

This newly restored harp is ready to make beautiful music once again!

Below, an imported concert harp, valued at over $30,000, was damaged either in transit or from bad packaging. So, Tan charged us with “making it look like new again.”

We finished repolishing this beautiful concert harp without incident.

Lastly, we were given the job of bringing a 1898 Ibach ¾ grand piano back to its former glory. This piano is a family heirloom, having been with them since its original purchase in the 1870s.

During this process we unearthed several “sins”, hiding beneath layers of polish, that previous restorers had committed on this beloved family heirloom.

We completed the complex and delicate restoration of this grand piano – a true testament to the skill and expertise of our master craftsmen.

We’ve been busy this year, and the coming year is shaping up to be even busier.

We’re not complaining, though. We are up to the challenge, so keep ‘em coming!