When Dennis Savic and a team of mechanical engineers recently moved their tools into a new public makerspace in Footscray, it represented a significant milestone on the road to production of Australia’s first electric motorcycle. It also represented a ‘coming of age’ for FAB9 – a superbly equipped workspace on the banks of the Maribyrnong [...]
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Häfele has introduced an exciting new fitting system for flap doors. The Free Space flap fitting is setting new standards in the industry, it is the smart connection of less is more. Awarded for its compact design and versatile functionality, Free Space was granted both the Red Dot award and Interzum award for its compact [...]
Top homes experts, architects and interior designers reveal what will shape the homes of a new decade. The 1920’s saw the introduction of two influences on Australian home style driven by post-war exuberance and a desire for modern luxury. Californian Bungalow design captured American glamour through glazing and spacious verandas, while the emergence of the [...]
Every business must comply with general occupational health and safety regulations. The furniture and timber manufacturing industries also have specific OHS requirements to prevent risks to workers through the production process and to ensure that their products are safe for the consumer. There are also Australian Standards for machine guarding; cutting tools and product specifications [...]
Stonemasons, amongst several other industries including construction and mining, still need protection against crystalline silica dust, however, the current COVID-19 crisis has made it increasingly difficult to source N95 disposable masks. CleanSpace Respirators are reusable, which means industry can continue to operate safely and efficiently, without supply shortages that could cripple operations or put workers [...]
We have all experienced the unenviable task of having to site measure a project using traditional methods with a tape measure, laser level and then transcribing the measurements on a note pad. Some of the questions we all ask ourselves during this process include; how much is the floor out of level, is the wall [...]
That is the big question that faces most cabinet makers at some stage. This decision point arrives at varying times and for varying reasons. Perhaps you are just starting your business and would like to include software from day one. Your business has been operating for 5 years, staff members have increased and your workload [...]
LL Installations is a construction group located in Melbourne’s West. Their work is mostly for tier-one builders such as Multiplex; Schiavello; Built; Shape; Cod Build and others. They specialise mostly in feature walls and ceilings, and bespoke joinery items. Luke Lawry is the director and says, “We never do the same thing twice. The more [...]
PalmwoodNet, funded by the German government and industrial partners, promises the most significant new wood resource in decades. Supplier was on hand at Ligna in 2019 where the project was released, to see what it’s all about. As the World’s forests are progressively closed to logging, manufacturers look elsewhere for their wood resource. Palm Wood [...]
As part Beaumont Tiles’ 60-year anniversary and its ongoing commitment to Australian bathroom design, the tile retailer announced six major bathroom trends for 2020. Founded in 1960, Beaumont Tiles’ success story arguably helped to established the evolution of tiles in Australia from a purely functional floor and wall lining for wet areas to a contemporary [...]