Restoration of an old Locker

There is so much satisfaction gleamed from restoring a wonderful piece of furniture to its former glory. For both the restorer and the recipient This old timber locker was in dire need of some TLC. Using time honored traditional woodworking techniques and hard work this locker was transformed into something wonderful yet highly practical for

Art Deco Coffee Table Restoration

We love restoring old forgotten pieces of furniture , items from the shed, under the house, a garage sale... This gorgeous Art Deco coffee table is one of our projects completed this week Wow what a transformation Art Deco table in need of some professional restoration     How amazing does this

Bathroom Love …

This recently completed vanity is a real show stopper.  Blessed with not only good looks, this vanity is built for longevity and to withstand heat , humidity and other various elements that a bathroom experiences. This  styish  unit is made from Mahogany and finished with  black granite for durability and maximum visual appeal.  Of course the

Student Restoration Project…

Few people have a vision of what an old worn out wardrobe can look like if converted into a bookcase   We have completed several conversion projects  like these for clients and they have always been amazed at the finished piece . So we were delighted when one of our Woodworking Students, chose to take

Restoring Churchie…

The Anglican Church Grammar School (Churchie ) situated in East Brisbane has a rich history steeped in tradition and education.  Established in 1912 in  Toowong Qld  and moved later in 1918 to East Brisbane,  the School has been undergoing transformation and restoration as part of its' centenary celebrations.  Bywater Design are proud to be associated with the

Everything Old is New and Beautiful Again…

  This gorgeous 1940's Hutch, has seen many good times. In the 1970's it was lovingly given a coat or two of white gloss paint by its owner.   Fast forward to 2011 and this gorgeous vintage kitchen hutch was in desperate need of some major care. We took it back to where