Grandma’s Dresser

This dresser had once belonged to our client’s wife’s Grandma. He sent this heirloom to us to be restored before gifting it to his wife. Here is the dresser looking brand-new once again.

Custom Furniture Job For Studio Sloane

This 3-metre oak dining table and fixed bookcases were custom designed and built for one of our interior designer clients, @Studiosloane. In progress: Final results: The client was blown away by the end result and couldn’t wait to show it off.  

Kelly’s antique high chair / rocker

This antique high chair/rocker came to us in a sad state after having been damaged by fire. Some parts were completely burned away and others unsalvageable. All too often whole pieces like these are deemed unsalvageable and sent to landfill. At Renowned, we hate to see little pieces of history going to the dump so, […]

Designers and Architects – How Custom Furniture Provides Value for Clients.

(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 […]

Tony’s old trunk

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’s daybed

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.

Antique Huon Pine Dresser Gets a New Lease on Life

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 […]

Refurbished kitchen hutch

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 […]

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 […]

Fine Furniture Creates Old-World Elegance at Walter’s Steakhouse

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 […]

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!