Mogens Lassen Scandinavian 3 legged Stool Restoration

We are currently in the midst of restoring some wonderful mid century Scandinavian furniture. The clean aesthetic lines , the blonde timbers the ease of design are synonymous with this era of furniture design. The 3 legged stool designed by Mogens Lassen in 1942 was inspired by the stool used by shoemakers, functional and simplistic

Re purposing old furniture

We love makeovers!! Instead of throwing this silky oak dresser to the curb, a Brisbane client came to us to organize a stunning modification. We repaired, modified to house new copper sinks and repolished to the match the existing decor.     With good bones, this silky oak dresser was destined for bigger things...

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

October 2015 Surfboard Making Class

The October Surfboard Making Class was a wonderful success. A great bunch of guys shaped, planed, sanded their way into making their own individual boards all ready to be fibreglassed and then hit the water. Our sincere thanks to our wonderful workshop manager Dave and Surf Technician Michael for their ongoing support...      

Hollow Wooden Surfboards at Mitchell Ogilvie

Our Wonderful Collaboration with Mitchell Ogilvie for their Summer Range in Brisbane CBD.                          

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

Wooden Surfboard Classes for 2015

Stuart Bywater Design Bywater Design is proud to offer the following  styles of wooden surfboard making classes to their 2015 Learning calendar   2 DAY SHAPING CLASS Weekend of October 17th and 18th 2015   Each day from 9am-4pm This 2 day shaping class is where all the assembly work is done for you. You come

The Global Surfer and Making a Hollow Wooden Surfboard

We were thrilled to be able to give a global traveller and avid Surfer 'E' the opportunity to make his own hollow wooden surfboard. During the week, E who in his words, has no woodworking experience apart from sharpening a pencil, learnt basic woodworking skills such as sharpening  a hand plane, shaping, sanding of his

Qld Maple Display and Storage Unit

The Qld Maple Display and Storage Unit is the the final  accompaniment to the stunning Qld Maple Desk and Entertainment Unit , just previously made for one of our wonderful clients. Curved sides Qld Maple Media and Display Unit