Sarah’s Parker buffet

We recently restored Sarah’s beautiful Parker Buffet. It came up a treat! Here’s what she had to say… “I just wanted to let you know how thrilled we are with the wonderful restoration of our parker buffet. It originally belonged to my parents, and I remember how proud they were of it when it was […]

Blanket box

Now fully restored. Wait till you see the home-made tapestry upholstery!

Silver ash table

Updated: September 20, 2017 The table top being made. September 11, 2017 The final stages of base assembly of a beautiful silver ash dining table.

Renowned Comes to the Rescue of Flood-Damaged Furniture

Storms, not just minor storms but massive storms, are in the news lately. The first being Hurricane Harvey, which flooded Houston in Texas, USA and currently, Hurricane Irma, which is ravaging the Caribbean Island. Closer to home in Brisbane, storms and flooding are part of the natural environment. There is always the potential for storms […]

Oh, dear! The dogs!

This is what happens when you don’t walk a working dog.  

Black barn doors

Updated: September 18, 2017 Here are progress shots. As soon as they’re installed down on the Gold Coast, we’ll send you some pictures!   Updated: September 13, 2017 Striped timber and joinery has begun. September 4, 2017 This is where it all begins. Second-hand materials for some good old-fashioned barn doors.

Custom CD rack

Updated: September 25, 2017 Custom-made CD rack from Victorian ash is now complete.   September 1, 2017 Progress on one of our latest custom CD racks. This one is pretty conventional with mainly a particular size and timber selection.

Eve’s side table

This little gem looks to have had a checkered past. Not sure the legs match the beautiful cedar top but the finish is nice!  

Brenda’s sewing table

Brenda was looking for someone who could ‘surgically’ repair the damaged veneer top of her precious sewing table. We then gave the whole piece a freshen up inside and out. What a beauty, quite a collectable piece, we think.

“A Job Well Done”

Anyone ever had a job go wrong? Not once, not twice but three times? Hannah came to Renowned furniture on a recommendation. She’s heard that “The guys at Renowned are pretty fair dinkum”! Well, we are, and sometimes it hurts. We quoted in excess of $5,500.00 to completely strip down, dismantle, rebuild and re-polish this […]

A Hectic Life!

Well, hello dear readers! We’ve suddenly been receiving random drop ins from many of our suppliers. All with long faces, all with tales of woe about how terribly quiet it’s been lately, all with new specials on consumables, and so on. We’re unable to keep up with demand and adding to our busy life is […]

Ken’s old squatters chair

Ken has been looking after us with electrical work for more than 20 years and now it’s our turn to look after him with the full restoration of his old squatters chair!