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Bespoke Carpentry

Bespoke Carpentry: Tips for Ordering.

Tips for Ordering hardware, fittings, fixtures, furniture and appliances. I know it can feel very overwhelming with so many choices and who to order from, you aren’t alone, a lot of clients put off shopping for things that the project schedule relies on. Whatever you decide, try to order everything asap and ask for a […]


Bespoke Carpentry: Tips for Timber Benchtops.

Keep your benchtops dry, which is, an essential part of practicing good kitchen hygiene regardless of what type of benchtops you have. Don’t leave dishes to drip dry straight on to your benchtops. You can puchase draining boards that fit into sinks for hand washing. The most effective way we have found is purchasing a […]


Bespoke Carpentry: Double Glazing.

Hello, I’m in the middle of doing a quote for a client. They are wanting to replace large single glazed windows with double glazed French doors. I’m really happy to make one set of doors at a time. It’s a good way to budget. Get one set made, save up, get another set done. Another […]


Bespoke Carpentry: Confidentiality & Pricing.

Client confidentiality I love my work and an important part of it is building trusting, respectful relationships with clients, a strong foundation for working together. Confidentiality also plays an important role in a respectful working relationship. For this reason I don’t disclose how much an individual client’s project costs to a third party. The same […]


Bespoke Carpentry: Kitchen – Before and After.

Above: Before photo including the lovely shade of shagpile carpet. The cooker placed where the “old island bench” was. Bespoke dresser made to  fit to left of where the “old island bench” was.  Kitchen sink stayed in the same spot to save plumbing costs. Double glazed windows and bespoke kitchen all made and installed by […]


Bespoke Carpentry: Kitchens – Custom Made Pieces.

Above: Extra bench space. Tasmania Oak cabinetry made to measure between an existing run of cabinets and a refrigerator. Sometimes kitchens don’t need a complete overhaul, sometimes they just need tweeking to add extra shelving, bench space and storage. Small additions that don’t blow the budget, the house doesn’t get turned upside down and you […]


Bespoke Carpentry: Henhouses/Poultry houses.

A henhouse or poultry enclosure is a cost effective way of adding capital to your property. Especially now since a vegetable garden and henhouse/poultry enclosure has become the backbone of a household being more sustainable and less reliant on supermarket prices. It is a wise investment. I’m really happy to work to your design and […]


Bespoke Carpentry: Doors.

French doors, barn doors, solid exterior and interior doors, doors with single or double glazing, doors with glazing above the door, flyscreen doors, door frames. I make a range of doors made from solid timber and there is a range of timbers to choose from, depending on your design or preference. For example Tasmanian Oak, […]


Bespoke Carpentry: Tips For Creating a Studio.

I was asked over the Easter weekend if I had any tips for setting up a pottery studio. Light, storage and a table to work at (eg. to sit at to do paper work, sketch ideas, create at) are three common things that contribute to making any studio wonderful.   The Light. If light is […]