The story of the 8 foot Redgum letterbox!

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What happens when you have a friend with a timber mill in Little River and an idea for an awesome Redgum letterbox? Daniel ended up with an 8 foot piece of Redgum sticking out of the ground and a front garden full of North Geelong Timber Supplies’ Redgum sleepers to match it! The project isn’t completely finished so we’ll be … Read More

Part 5: Giant Garden Fish

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Here we have the artistic transformation of a pile of rocks and some galvanised mesh into a giant fish that accompanies the swing where the grandkids play. This is a Russell Feldman original and is inspired by the ocean that is close to home and heart. Russell bent and welded the steel himself before filling it with bands of black … Read More

Handcrafted Mahogany Guitars

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John Baselmans has called on the rest of Geelong to lift it’s handcrafted game with these beautiful mahogany guitars!! The photos say it all, these are precision instruments made in Geelong by a talented maker. We’re proud to say that the light coloured guitar in the top picture has some North Geelong Timber Supplies’ timber in there as well. Love … Read More

Geelong Wicking Garden Bed

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After dealing with thirsty plants for years, one of our lovely customers Marion decided to build a wicking garden bed in her backyard in Geelong. As you can see in the photos she sent in, they look like a regular garden bed apart from the tiny overflow hole in the right hand corner shown below that gives away the fact that they’re … Read More

Part 4: Mega Fire Pit

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This is the fourth in a multi-part series covering perhaps the best example we’ve seen of DIY creativity on a single property. Read part one about hand-made Garden Beds here, part two about the creek-bed and deck, and part three about bottle-walls here. We can all admit to keeping a dead washing machine around with the intention of ripping the barrel out, grabbing … Read More

Part 3: All bottled up

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This is the third in a multi-part series covering perhaps the best example we’ve seen of DIY creativity on a single property. Read part one about hand-made Garden Beds here, and part two about the creek-bed and deck. Watch any DIY show on TV at the moment and you’re definitely going to hear about ‘pops of colour’. Bright blues and greens are … Read More

Part 2: Hand-made Deck & Creek Bed

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This is the second in a multi-part series covering perhaps the best example we’ve seen of DIY creativity on a single property. Read part one about hand-made Garden Beds here. Before there was a housing estate in this area, there was a creek. Part of that creek ran right near the edge of Russell’s property. He wanted to enhance and … Read More

Part 1: Hand-made Garden Beds

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This is the first in a multi-part series covering perhaps the best example we’ve seen of DIY creativity on a single property. Russell Feldman has literally covered his Torquay property with showpieces that have been hand-made from new and secondhand materials. Many pieces have come from our yard however a lot have also been sourced from country trips and bits and pieces that … Read More

Enzo built his own caravan!!

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There’s nothing better than escaping down the road for a quick weekend away during summer. Trouble is it can be really tough getting a room in the popular holiday destinations. We know this all too well along the Surf coast and Bellarine. Our buddy Enzo Cito set out to fix this problem creatively by building his own compact caravan using materials … Read More

Beautiful handcrafted furniture from Grovedale!

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Colin Stow from IT’S-A-STOW in Grovedale dropped us a line to let us know that he’s using North Geelong Timber Supplies’ timber to make beautiful locally handcrafted custom furniture and woodcraft. This is just one of the many projects he’s worked on. It’s a custom Tasmanian oak hall table. We checked out his Facebook and Instagram accounts and there’s plenty … Read More