(Why you should be thinking about custom furniture for your next project.) Renowned Furniture has been in the business of making custom designed furniture in Brisbane for over 30 years, and in this time we have designed and built a wide variety of custom furniture for both our commercial and residential customers. We work in […]
This old trunk had been in storage and was inundated during a flood event. Most people would have sent this to landfill, but it held sentimental value to the owner and needed to be saved. It was important to the client that we preserved the old writing on the top. The fully repaired and restored […]
Clare had this fold out armchair/day lounger sitting around for a long time and always had comments on how unusual it was, so she knew she wanted it restored back to working condition. Here is the newly refurbished daybed. Her kids are now fighting over who gets to inherit it.
The client contacted us to restore a Huon pine dresser that had belonged to her mother. Some of the damage that needed to be repaired was obvious. There was a crack in the corner of the top section, and some visible woodworm damage. Once we got to work on it, we found the worms had […]
The client recently had kitchen refurbishment, and the designer decided that the kitchen hutch, which is original to the house, needed to be incorporated into the design. Before Renowned set about cleaning up and repairing the kitchen hutch and gave it a fresh coat of paint. It now looks like it belongs again. In Progress […]
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 […]
We have recently completed a large project for Walter’s Steakhouse, a new iconic restaurant in Brisbane City known for their prime Australian, grain-fed, dry-aged porterhouse beef paired with the best wines. Dining at Walter’s Steakhouse is an experience like no other — from the food to the service and to the interiors, which radiate an […]
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 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 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!
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 […]
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 […]