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Author Archives: YARD Furniture

 
Yard Furniture Workshop 3
The beauty of working with reclaimed timbers is the life they’ve had prior to being turned into a piece of furniture. We work with Australian timbers that date anywhere from 30 to 150 years old. Your YARD piece is made and designed to last a lifetime, and if cared for properly, it will do exactly [...]
 
wall unit detail
Well, we won't forget this year quickly! Despite a topsy turvy year we've been fortunate to make some beautiful furniture pieces using locally salvaged, reclaimed timber. Here's a wrap up of of a selection of our favourite custom projects in the year that was. The Eden dining table 2020 saw the introduction of a new [...]
 
DIY kitchen renovation
We are often asked about recycled timber benchtops, floating shelves and island benches in kitchen renovations. Natural timber can bring a tactile, warm quality to a kitchen and works well in both modern and more rustic redesigns. Here is a small, low budget kitchen DIY in Melbourne's Macedon Ranges that we loved (and helped to [...]
 

Have you ever wondered how we create our recycled timber furniture? Here’s a little sneak peek into our Preston warehouse, where we make all of our furniture by hand. We use recycled structural beams to make unique furniture full of character and history.  Sourcing the timber… Most often, we look to older buildings and demolition sites …

 
turned leg dining table
At YARD Furniture we custom make tables to fit your space.Taking the time to think about your needs and space requirements can help to ensure you get the most life out of your piece, and importantly select the right size! Each table we make is a collaboration with you and we’re able to guide you [...]
 
Maud Cottage
As designers and makers we are fortunate to undertake a wide scope of furniture and custom work here at YARD Furniture. 2019 invited some exciting opportunities to create some truly beautiful pieces using Australian recycled hardwoods, most of which were salvaged directly from commerical and residential demolitions within Melbourne. We've worked with railway sleepers from [...]
 
custom entertainment console
A custom made console based on our popular Walrus entertainment unit. Features finger pull, soft close storage drawers and open shelving. Made from recycled Messmate. This unit can be made to custom dimensions a choice in configuration between open shelving, drawers and cupboards.
 
Custom DJ Booth
We built this custom DJ booth in the style of our Strathewen range. It features open shelving for vinyl storage, with open compartments for cords and audio equipment storage. Made from a recycled feature grade Stringybark with a striking painted leg.
 
custom coffee table, side tables and console
We often are requested to make matching pieces for living and dining areas. This entertainment console is a custom design based on our Walrus unit. We also made a matching lowline coffee table, and two side tables that can be used as stools, sidetables or plant stands. Made from Spotted Gum timber which was salvaged [...]
 
custom kitchen unit handcrafted in Melbourne
A custom made kitchen hutch featuring a mix of open shelving, draws and cupboard space to both display items and store the essentials. The matching wall mounted cabinet was designed to store dining ware and pantry items. Both are made from recycled Southern Mahogany with perforated steel used to create a complimenting mixture of textures [...]