Custom designed timber furniture

Custom-made Timber Vanity Unit

This week three custom made vanity units we made for our clients. These units are messmate timber and produced to specification ready for stone benchtops to be fitted once installed into the clients homes. The timber has been finished with a special 2 Pack finish to give it higher resistance to water and moisture in the bathrooms. […]

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Timber Boardroom Tables

Nothing makes a statement more than a beautiful Solid timber Boardroom table.I make them to special size and designs to suit each of my clients needs. This one is Jarrah made to specification 3600 x 1200mm and includes a rebate in the solid timber allowing for the inserted 10mm of shaped glass.There was almost a days work […]

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Brandy Creek Furniture Range

The Brandy Creek furniture range was a stunning range hand made here in Melbourne. In 25 years of selling furniture its still one of my personal favourites. It featured high quality construction, beautiful textured rustic timbers, thick 40mm timber bench-tops and table tops and of course the Brandy Creek badge. Unfortunately its no longer available however we […]

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Timber Tables and Modern Chairs

I must say I am really enjoying seeing natural mediums of timber mixed up with modern chairs styles and pops of colour. This Australian made table is Ash with a natural edge giving it really earthy feel and then complimented with the Replica Modernist chair from Dare Gallery $69 each in their Jan SALE. Makes a great […]

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Diamond Creek Furniture

The Diamond Creek Furniture range is a nice range of furniture made of malaysian hardwood. Its been hard to get during 2011-12 but the good news is the range is increasing again and more timber colour choices are becoming available. The range includes Diamond Creek TV units in 3 sizes, timber dining tables, chairs, buffets and occasional […]

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Redgum Timber Furniture Natural Bark edge table.

A couple years ago a friend of mine asked me if I could make her a single slab redgum table 2700 x 1200 in size. Making the table was no problem but sourcing the timber slab was much harder. The slab needed to be about 2900 x 1300 -1400mm and at least 50mm thick. These are rare and […]

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Tips on Timber: Timber Giftware

How lucky are we are to have so many beautiful & interesting timbers to work with in Australia. A huge range of timber accessories are now available to enable you to decorate your home adding warmth & beauty only timber can offer. After an exhausting search we discovered a retired man off the land who has a […]

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Messmate Vs Ash timber

Which…Wood….you choose? Mark Mortelliti is Proprietor of Lifestyle Furniture Melbourne and President of the Furnishers Society of Victoria has been selling timber furniture for 20 years. The beauty of timber furniture is always in the eye of the beholder. We are unique individuals and as such different timbers will “speak” to people differently. I watch every week […]

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Matching timber furniture to your home decor

So you’ve found a great price of furniture but are stuck on how to get it to fit style-wise into your home? Just follow these simple steps to ensure your furniture not only looks great in your home but looks like it belongs too. First to consider is colour. With furniture you can either blend with what […]

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Australian made versus imported in timber furniture

One of the points to consider when purchasing timber furniture is ‘should I buy Australian made or imported?’ In this article I will conduct a comparison between buying Australiana made timber furniture and imported timber furniture. First off when you buy Australian made timber furniture you support the local economy by keeping Australian companies in business. In […]

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