Monthly Archives: June 2016

  • Preston Leader – June 2016

    New life is breathed into salvaged timber treasures A PRESTON furniture maker is causing a stir selling small pieces of Melbourne’s history. Peter McManus has carved a niche for himself creating “statement pieces” with timber salvaged from Melbourne landmarks including the NGV, Jam Factory, Don Smallgoods factory and even AMCOR. “Most of my timber comes …

  • The NGV Timber Tale

    The National Art Gallery of Victoria opened in 1968. The National Gallery of Victoria – known as the NGV is Australia’s oldest and most visited gallery with almost 2.3 million people visited the NGV last year. It is one of Melbourne’s most popular attractions, not only for tourists, but loved by locals. The iconic NGV located on …