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Telegraph Road

Telegraph Road

Elliot Jones of Telegraph Road specialises in bespoke furniture, commercial fit outs, and steel fabrication. Hardwoods hold a special place in his heart, along with other reclaimed and sustainable materials. In this snapshot into Elliot’s life, he unveils the insides and outs of Telegraph Road. Continue Reading…

Insights

Cut the Shit: the Trouble with Replica Furniture

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Our society has become far too accustomed to and accepting of the replica furniture industry. At what cost? We reveal why more consumers should tap into local resources for quality, sustainably made furniture. Next time you toss up between buying real or replicated, we hope you’ll take these factors into account.

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JD.Lee Furniture

JD.Lee Furniture

Jeremy Lee of JD.Lee Furniture creates sustainable, honest furniture in Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Prior to JD.Lee Furniture’s launch this week, Jeremy gave us an exclusive look at Sydney’s newest furniture brand, bound to be summer’s hottest. We also had the pleasure of snagging him for a chat before he becomes inundated with projects. Continue Reading…

Client Story

Emma’s Rustic Entry Table

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Zac Pearton, of ZP Woodworks, delivers the ultimate personalised experience for his clients. The Mornington Peninsula-based maker went to great lengths for Handkrafted client, Emma, to custom create a beautiful entry table from reclaimed pier timber. In this lovely little piece, the two share their story. Continue Reading…

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Photography Tips for Furniture Makers

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In our first maker guest post, Veronica Paiva, one half of Handkrafted power couple Christopher Blank, exposes how to capture the perfect shot. Useful furniture photography tips by the pros – from composition to editing – you’ll wish you had ages ago.
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Smith + Thomas

Smith + Thomas

Melbourne custom furniture tag team Kyle Smith & Jesse Thomas, of Smith + Thomas, describe themselves as spring chickens in the furniture making industry. Based on the work these guys have churned out already, we foresee many more seasons of success in their future. Continue Reading…

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What is Fine Furniture?

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Respected fine furniture makers discuss what differentiates their calibre of work from the rest – what to look for, questions to ask, and things to beware of when commissioning a piece of the highest standard. Continue Reading…

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For the Love of Wood & Fatherhood

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This Father’s Day, we’re paying homage to some remarkable Handkrafted dads and multigenerational craftsmen – guys who (wood)work hard and dad harder. A few makers share words of wisdom about fatherhood, furniture making, and their paternal predecessors… Continue Reading…

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Saltwood Designs

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Perth furniture maker Karl Young, of Saltwood Designs, imparts firsthand woodworker wisdom in this thoughtful Q&A, with words nearly as nice as his designs.  Karl has a strong affinity for recycled and sustainable timbers with perfect imperfections that tell tales of previous lives.  Here the aircraft engineer turned furniture maker shares his own story – of inherited passion for the craft, appreciation for the community we’ve built, and love for creating pieces people will cherish for years to come.

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