The Carovana

This is a very versatile piece with applications in a funky office environment or a home media/entertainment room or just about anywhere else where a champion piece is needed that makes a pretty cool statement. It has both cupboard storage and file drawers if required.

Its inspiration was derived from the 1950’s style caravans that our parents or grandparents used to tour the countryside back in the ‘50’s, ‘60’s & ‘70’s.

The word “Carovana” is the Italian word (or as near as possible to) for caravan.

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80’s Pine Hutch

Wondering what to do with that ’80’s pine hutch? – Recycling or Upcycling?

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“Upcycling” (as it’s the new catch phrase) provides so much more satisfaction when compared to tossing an old relic out or trying to sell it for pittance when it’s completely ‘out of vogue’.

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Look at this piece – The before shot looks like it might be collected by the local charity or sold for $10.00, whereas the after shot could stand in any high end furniture store and fetch $1000’s!

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Apart from this, it looks fantastic! The addition of 2 more top doors, some clever sanding and re-coating and some stunning new porcelain printed knobs, the finished product is almost unrecognizable.

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Antique Fireplace

Winter is coming and Renowned have started ’unveiling’ some very unique fire places. These beauties blend the old and the new so well, this particular one is made from solid cedar.

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Genuine antique components, portable, powered by methylated spirits and a real conversation piece. They not only look great but they also really pump out the warmth.

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A pleasant and cozy fireplace of warm cedar and beautifully hand-carved pillars, with added modern look of stainless steel surround and stainless steel meth burner unit!

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Starfire Coffee Table

A designer came to us with a sample picture and we liked it so much that we decided to build a prototype.

This one is made from Ironbark with a ‘starfire’ glass top. The starfire glass has a blue tint/ accent when viewed from the edge. The coffee table is 850 mm X 850 mm X 400 mm high.

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The Record Box

With a global increase in old style vinyl record sales of 17% last year alone, Renowned Furniture have embarked on a release of some funky record cabinets. There are some units that you can have customised with cool, themed sliding doors or pictures of your favourite bands etc.










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A True Classic.Traditional Silky Oak Cupboard.


The client, Richard, wanted a classic silky oak linen cupboard to match an existing piece he has. After trolling the antique stores and the internet, Richard thought he try his luck getting something built. He was convinced that he would never find the true classic north Queensland silky oak but he was delighted when he found Renowned. We have a stockpile of genuine Queensland silky oak and cedar that we’ve been holding for more than 30 years and that’s actually more than 45 years old.


One great find for Renowned Furniture was a government auction back in the late ‘80’s when the state government stopped making school desks and other pieces for government owned buildings and they sold off all their old timber stock. We paid little for it back then but it’s worth a fortune now. The rest is going to become history…photo3 copy