Entries by Ross

Custom carved spice rack

A lot of businesses advertise “no job too big or small,” but often the small jobs are passed over. At Renowned, in addition to the custom work and restorations, we do a fair few small repairs such as broken legs, repair of cracks and the like. We also happily do very small custom jobs. This […]

From Wardrobe to Display Cabinet

We have been posting articles related to repurposed furniture. But now it’s time to showcase our own work. This display cabinet was previously an old wardrobe. We fixed the damage and changed the left side to full glass in the door, and refinished it. Before After Sometimes furniture outlives its purpose. We love to take […]

Linda’s oval presentation table

Linda brought in this oval presentation table and asked us to repair the top and the hinge mechanism. Unfortunately, the top was not salvageable, so we had to remake to match the existing base. Here is the replica before polishing and the existing base. Here are shots of the finished product!    

Gerry’s classic office desk

Gerry came to Renowned with a vision for a simple but timeless office desk. We sat with him to consult with the various customisations, including sizing, type of timber species and colour, finish, etc. Here is what our skilled craftsmen came up with, and Gerry was very satisfied and happy with the final results!  

Chippendale table Damaged by Water

This gorgeous Chippendale table was damaged by water. We repaired the damage to the foot, sanded it back and refinished it. After our boys did their magic, this piece is ready to go back home looking clean and brand new again. Often called the Royalty of Antique Furniture, Chippendale furniture create a sophisticated and elegant […]

Hayman Island: A Paradise Damaged, Not Lost

Once again, Renowned Furniture has come to the rescue of furniture damaged by water and force brought about by a strong cyclone. Category 4 Cyclone Debbie hit the Whitsunday Region in North Queensland in March 2017, but 10 months later the damage it caused is still being repaired. One of the hardest hit areas was […]