Denfair 2016

We’re frantically preparing ourselves for what should be the pinnacle of Smith & Thomas so far: we’re putting ourselves on display for the world to see at Denfair 2016. This year we’re exhibiting with the guys from Handkrafted.com (a great site, check it out).  We’ll be showing off a never … Read More

Salone del Mobile. Milano.

We’re not in Milan, unfortunately, but we’ve had the privilege to work on a piece of furniture that is. Monash design student Louise Burridge has had a piece on display at the Salone del Mobile in Milan in the past few weeks which is the biggest furniture and lighting expo in the world. Louise came … Read More

Thunderstruck

A few weeks ago we received a call from Anthony, who had something he wanted to show us at his property in Whittlesea. Anthony said he’d perfected a technique involving timber and electricity. Obviously intrigued, we made the trip out to his place. Anthony has figured out how to decorate timber … Read More

The Timber We Use

We use many varieties of reclaimed and new timber in our furniture. They all have their own benefits and limitations depending on the project. Reclaimed/Recycle Timber. This is our preferred type of recycle timber to use as it tends to be the most interesting. The boards often have a back story … Read More

Handmade Furniture Care

All of our handmade furniture is made to our own high personal standards in craftsmanship and so will last for ages. But to extend the life of your furniture even longer, and to keep it looking good, there are a few tips you can follow. It is important to protect timbers finished in oil from … Read More