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    2019 Order Cut-Off

    The days are getting longer, summer is on our doorstep which means YARD Furniture’s order cut off for 2019 is fast approaching! We make each piece by hand here in our Melbourne workshop, and close over the summer holidays to take a well deserved break. If you’ve been thinking of a YARD Furniture piece and …

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    YARD Furniture x KEKOU

    We recently gave Richmond’s newest hotspot the YARD Furniture treatment. Situated in a 120-year-old building, the brief called for a warm, rustic interior to complement the offering of Craft Beer and Eastern Asian cuisine. Railway sleepers were salvaged from the Mornington Peninsula to create the focal point of Kekou: upstairs and downstairs bar areas which house …

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    Designing Your Own Custom Console

    Custom consoles and sideboards. We love them. At YARD, consoles, entertainment units and sideboards are one of most requested furniture pieces. Living areas are the heart of the home, and a well designed console or sideboard adds a formality to a dining area, a space to store wines or special ceramic pieces, and to display …

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    Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show

    We were thrilled to be invited by Ben Hutchinson Landscapes to showcase our furniture in the 2019 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. Ben’s show garden ‘Urban Retreat’ was centered around creating a relaxing retreat within an urban setting, and the opportunity to unplug from technology in an increasingly connected world. Featuring a trickling mudstone …

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    2018 Wrap Up!

    We had a busy 2018, and worked on some incredible projects using locally salvaged, recycled timbers. We’re passionate about sustainability and handcrafted custom furniture and have worked on a mix of commercial and residential projects. Here are some of our highlights:  Walking Wally recycled timber furniture console handcrafted in Melbourne January We launched our Wally Mini, …

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  • Recycled timber bedhead, bedside tables made in Melbourne with sustainable salvaged timber

    2018 Christmas Order Cut-Off

    If you’ve been thinking of ordering a piece of Yard Furniture, or chatting to us about a custom idea you have, our 2018 Cut-Off for ordering is fast approaching.  We design a range of dining tables, coffee tables, bedroom furniture, entertainment units, and can discuss any custom or bespoke furniture idea you have. Some of …

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  • The Local Project Design

    The Local Project

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  • How We Create Recycled Timber Furniture

    How we make recycled timber furniture

    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 …

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    It’s a wrap!

    We’ve had an incredible 2017 and given life to a lot of salvaged hardwood! Below is a wrap up of some of our highlights and unique projects we had the pleasure of working on. We are looking forward to a very busy and productive 2018! At the end of 2016 we acquired beautiful timbers from …

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  • The Leader - February 2017

    The Leader – February 2017

    ICONIC PIECES FROM THE YARD Craftsman turns salvaged timber from Victorian landmarks into stunning furniture, writes Mark Bunker. Every piece of furniture can be customised to the customers needs, says craftsman and director of YARD furniture Peter McManus. With a 30-year passion for salvaging timbers, Mr McManus draws on his skills as a carpenter and extensive knowledge …

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