How a boatbuilder and a maker of fine musical instruments created a unique violin from wood salvaged from the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney.
Instead of rails, Christian Timbs laminated thin sections of wood to follow the natural curves of the timber and turned them down at each corner to "flow" into each leg.
Neil Scobie passed away in May 2016. He was a valued author for Australian Wood Review. This remembrance was published in AWR#92, September, 2016.
For Sydney designer/maker Ben Percy, this was one case where the nature of the wood had a big say in the furniture he designed.
Melissa Allen’s marquetry Leaf Chandelier was a showstopper at the recent Treecycle exhibition in Sydney. We asked her how the concept developed.
David Upfill-Brown writes about some of the factors that influenced the design and making of his Guell Stools, recently featured in Treecycle 2016.
Situated in inner Sydney, Anagote Timbers offers a range of exotic species for furniture and cabinetmakers, boatbuilders and joiners.
Adrian Potter’s furniture is a canvas for all that interests and inspire him.
An upcoming exhibition of fine furniture by Darren Oates at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, NSW.
West Australian bespoke maker Ben Savage finds that when it comes to furniture design, less can be more.