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Wednesday, June 01, 2016

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Is it a Coffee Table?

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

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Nature Re-Purposed

Monday, September 07, 2015

REDUXR is the creative studio of partners Roberto and Meaghan Rodriguez.   Read More . . .

Interview with AFA Member Geoff Divko of GDA Furniture

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Bespoke Furniture Makers + Australian Furniture Association Member Benefits

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Bespoke Furniture Makers are a passionate a group of furniture makers with a focus on custom made products, who often work alone or in a small business environment. By coming together as a group within the AFA, Bespoke Furniture Makers receive many benefits that cannot be achieved alone:   Read More . . .

Grow Solid Wooden Furniture without the Joins

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Ever thought that instead of making furniture, you grow it? This is an interesting article about an extraordinary furniture showroom. In a field on the side of a hill 15 miles north of Derby lie row after row of perfectly maintained willow, oak, ash and sycamore trees.    Read More . . .

Reviving the Art of Old Trades

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

THE SKILL SET of the average Australian looks a little different now, compared with 50 years ago. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, in 1966 almost half of all working Australians were tradesmen, process workers and labourers, while another 12 per cent were farmers, fishermen and timber getters.    Read More . . .

Introducing AFA Bespoke Sub-Commitee Chair Michael Hayes

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The AFA would like to welcome and introduce you to Michael Hayes, chair of our new Bespoke Furniture sub-committee. Michael is the ideal choice to head this committee as he is a third generation joiner and furniture maker.   Read More . . .

Victorian Blacksmith Keeps Fading Skill Alive

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

If any AFA members are in need of a Blacksmith, a Blacksmith in Victoria is keeping the skill alive. Leckie, 37, makes ornate signposts, music stands, furniture and knives – many displayed in a former chapel where he lives in Chewton, near Castlemaine.
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