BMW E9 Dashboard Restoration

Timber is a wonderful material to incorporate into any design concept.  The look and feel of wood surfaces can be luxurious and add dimension to something that otherwise might be bland.  Car makers realised that real wood in the interior of vehicles was the height of luxury and many high-end makers used it for dashboards […]

Elephant Stool

We sure get to see some interesting pieces…..This much loved elephant stool had been through the wringer and chewed on by the family dog.  We repaired the chips in the seat, gave him back his tusks and touched up his trunk.  Good as new…. our client was stunned by the result.

Piano Stool Refreshed

This stool came in for a full restoration.  Over time finishes can yellow or darken, and fabric and foam can wear and deteriorate.  We stripped back the old finish, refinished and replaced the fabric and foam.  This old family piece is looking fresh again and our client can’t wait to start using it again.

Mid-Century Modernised

We have a few mid-century extension tables in for restoration at the moment.  This one held meaning for our client as she remembers sitting at it as a child and wanted it restored so that her own children could enjoy it too.  The problem with a lot of these types of tables is that the […]

Oak Side Table

The before and after shots on this oak drop-side side table show that with a bit of TLC you can give most old furniture a new lease on life.  Our full restoration process starts with a complete dis-assemble.  We then clean-up any hardware and strip the paint or lacquer surface.  Once stripped we clean the […]

Clock repair

It pays to have good insurance…..Seamless repair work for our client on their heirloom German-made clock.

Qld Maple Display Cabinet

The Brief – Custom build a display case to house clients ever-growing collection to match others of a similar style that they had previously commissioned. Renowned Furniture delivered – A traditional display cabinet with glass shelving, mirrored back and brass hardware. LED feature lighting was included to highlight the collectables and the electricals were hidden […]

Matching, Custom-made Furniture

This was a job that involved making a dining table, a coffee table and a couple of side tables. The client had existing shaped bench seating in their dining area that they thought would not be cost effective to remove, so they had a table made to fit the space. The larger dining table is […]

Repurposed from sideboard to vanity unit

Our master craftsmen transformed this Cedar sideboard to a vanity unit. The unit has been polished in an oil-based polyurethane with added hardener, to make it moisture resistant and hard wearing. Here is the final product:

Old Furniture Discarded by the Marie Kondo Effect

Australia didn’t escape the frenzy around the KonMari method of tidying and organising popularised by Japanese organisation consultant Marie Kondo. Mari Kondo’s Netflix series “Tidying Up” really resonated with a lot of people, inspiring the Australian masses to get organised. Australians are putting into action what they’ve read from her books, as E-Bay figures reveal […]

Restoration of Old Cabinets and Rocker Chairs

We previously restored a cabinet for this client. She came back to us with two of old rocker chairs and pose to us the challenge of making them more modern. Her husband had just wanted to buy new ones to replace them, but we were able to modify and reupholster for less than the cost […]