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

Chair Restoration…

One of the most hardworking items of furniture ... the humble chair sometimes just needs a bit of TLC. With our restoration and upholstery services, we bring old, neglected, broken chairs back to life   fuchsia upholstery makes these restored dining chairs pop           Subtle cream colours give

The Entertainment Unit – The focal point of the Loungeroom

The Entertainment Unit,  often the focal hub of the living room . The Entertainment Unit must be multi functioning, not only providing storage for the TV, Stereo and other media components, but it must also provide the perfect viewing platform , blend and harmonize with the existing decor but not overpower the room and allow

A traditonal Kitchen Restoration…

  The kitchen, arguably  the most hardworking, central point of the home deserves to be treated to some special attention now and again. An update, extra storage, new modifications inject new life into a kitchen, evolving with the family needs Using recycled hoop pine ( from a dismantled 1800's home in inner city Brisbane) this  kitchen was restored, to

Design and Making 1960’s TV Chair…

      Remaining faithful to the 1960/s  a client requested we design and make a Lounge Suite that lends itself to the clean simple lines of this era . Using Tasmanian Oak, the 3 Seater and 2 Chairs, came together beautifully using modern fabric to enhance the wonderful design. The lounge suite is a

Another wonderful example of Student Work !

The recently completed project by Chris, a wonderful long-term student; shows the amazing diversity of projects that our students complete... Incorporating the stunning native bird scene into this porthole like window, highlights both the rich colours of the stained  glass as well as the natural hue of the recycled silky oak timber that was used. Well done Chris, 

~~Tree Life ~~ Jarrah ~~

Stuart was thrilled and proud to be a part of the Great South East  Channel  7 feature on Recycled Timber  - September 4.  When asked  by presenter Martin Bowerman what was his favourite timber species, Stuart was quick to reply .. ".Jarrah ; -   for its many wonderful properties. It does everything right."  A big statement, with so

Clients with Vision…

At BywaterDesign, our work is as diverse and varied, as our clients. We love the unusual. We thrive on a challenge. When some dear clients approached us with an aim of transferring their kitchen and butler's pantry into its former and improved glorious self . We were happy to oblige Preparing the recycled timber The