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The stories behind our pieces, product care, trends, materials and more.

Custom Cabinets

Custom cabinet – It’s a bit different and an example of how we work together to create your stunning custom furniture piece. Wondering how to start the journey towards your


What is it? Fiddes has a long and proud history of caring for timber that began with the founder, Albert Fiddes, in the United Kingdom in the early part of

Hard As Nails.

This one’s unique as it’s made from reclaimed Wandoo. It is a fabulous Western Australian timber and typically hard to source on the east coast so stumbling onto this batch

The Bathroom Reno.

A query from Melbourne and requested quote for two project pieces came through, with a timeline to ensure everything came together in this full bathroom renovation. The client sought one

A Story of Survival.

Imagine losing your house and contents to a fire. Just devastating. But imagine discovering that your shed survived and with it the red gum slabs and posts you’d collected from

The Bench that Repurposed History.

This was one massive bench; I think the finished weight was around 450 KG! It all started with detailed drawings with a please quote request for a decerning client who


Where, wear, ware…… what shall we call it. It’s a common thing with timber species – Tasmanian Oak is also called Mountain ash, alpine ash, gum-topped stringybark, Australian oak, Messmate,

Wood Movement.

Being a natural product that absorbs moisture, timber continues to move throughout its lifespan. This doesn’t stop just because the tree is cut into pieces and turned into furniture or