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Bespoke Carpentry

Our new raised garden beds.

We have been adding some raised garden beds to the Kitchen Garden. Like so many we are looking at different ways to increase our vegetable growing space. Michael made the raised garden beds from rough sawn Tasmanian Oak, we don’t stain or “treat” them with anything. They generally last about ten years, and when no […]


About Michael’s bespoke carpentry business.

Hello! My work ranges from the smallest bespoke carpentry project right through to full home renovations. I’m really happy to work to your designs, together with my 30 years of carpentry knowledge and experience. Custom-made kitchens. Free-standing kitchen dressers, buffets and hutches. Free-standing and fitted pantry cupboards. Bathroom vanities. Laundry and Mudroom shelving, bench tops, […]


Michael’s new webpage.

*Update: Michael is no longer posting a monthly newsletter on Substack – it will now be here on the blog journal (fairywrencottage.com) I’ve been working away at a new webpage for Michael’s business All Home Renovations and Maintenance. His specialty is Bespoke Carpentry. A little bit of a different post but good to keep you […]