Free Upgrade to Express Post

Posted on December 02, 2020 by Sarah Davidson Comments (0)

Free Upgrade to Express Post

2020 has been a crazy, challenging year and Australia Post, our carrier of choice, is frankly inundated with online deliveries. If you are worried about your gifts arriving in time then we are here to help – from today all orders will be upgraded to express post free of charge!

Use the code EXPRESSPOSTFREE during checkout

  • Orders under $100 – select standard shipping as usual and you will be upgraded to express at no extra charge
  • Orders over $100 will automatically be sent express post free of charge

Merry Christmas to all our customers from Australian Woodwork!

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Australian made is the best choice this Christmas (2020)

Posted on November 15, 2020 by Sarah Davidson Comments (0)

Australian Made Christmas

Now more than ever, buying Australian made is the smart way to go this Christmas. Supporting local businesses, buying goods that are here in the country and feeling confident that they will be delivered on time are all great reasons.

Free Australian themed Christmas gift card

State border rules and no international flights mean limited family gatherings and a lot of online Christmas shopping! To ease the workload we are giving you a free gift cards that can be personalised with your message or supplied blank for you to write your own.

Gift Card

Let’s Hear it for the green and gold!

We are staying with the Australian made theme for our Christmas gift wrapping

Christmas Gift Wrap

Last lodgement dates

Hmmm, with Australia Post advising delays due to overwhelming volumes this year, we are not tabling separate state and city lodgement dates. Our best suggestion is;

order by December 10th and After December 1st, choose

Express Post

Markie from Express Post

(Our favourite postie, Mark)

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Sassafras, our favourite timber, is going, going, UP!

Posted on August 13, 2020 by Sarah Davidson Comments (1)

Our range of Sassafras products

Australian Woodwork features the best of Australia’s designer/makers working in native timbers, all sustainably sourced and harvested - but ever-popular Sassafras is becoming scarce.

Blackheart Sassafras, from the cool temperate forests of Tasmania, has always been highly prized for its dramatic figuring which occurs randomly and can’t be cultivated, hence its rarity. It’s all due to a fungus which makes its way through the tree leaving behind a trail of dark chocolate through the pale golden timber.

Seven years ago Tasmanian forestry locked up large areas which had been a source of good Sassafras - nothing wrong with that, let’s hear it for the environment - but this led to two things,

  1. Special Blackheart Sassafras became even harder to get, and
  2. Available stocks were bought up in large quantities by speculators who saw, rightly, that these would be a great investment.

Much of this stockpiled Sassafras is exported for high prices that squeeze small-time craftsmen and woodworkers - the woodworkers who make our products, and who use less than 3% of selectively harvested timber like Sassafras and Tiger Myrtle.

For now, our craftsmen have some stocks of Sassafras left but as those remaining stocks run out the price of all our Sassafras items will go up. Our woodworkers predict price rises of around 30% when they are forced to compete with the big guys in the marketplace.

In that time-honoured marketing phrase - Buy now while stocks last! That rare and prized Blackheart Sassafras timber is going, going, UP!

Gifts for the Mum in your Life (Mother's Day 2020)

Posted on April 22, 2020 by Sarah Davidson Comments (0)

You might call her Mum, Mom, Mummy, Mamma, Ompa, Chook, Mumsy, Mushka, Ma and she may be your mother, your step-mother, your stand-in mother, your grandmother or just someone you love who is a Mum and you want her to know how much she means to you on Mother’s Day 2020 – for gift ideas look no further than these wooden beauties, hand-crafted and Australian-made with love.

What’s New in Store

Salad Bowls

Salad Servers

Ancient Redgum Willy Wagtails

Wood Butter - and ideas to go with it

Ever Popular Mother’s Day Gifts

Trinket Boxes in gorgeous native timbers

Trinket Boxes in gorgeous native timbers

Banksia Scent Pot and oil

Banksia Scent Pot and oil

Wildflower Coasters

Wildflower Coasters

Sewing Needle Case

Sewing Needle Case

Ancient Redgum Birds

Ancient Redgum Birds

Australian Red Cedar Roll-top Jewellery Box

Australian Red Cedar Roll-top Jewellery Box

His n Hers Blackwood Jewellery Box

His n Hers Blackwood Jewellery Box

Taree Rosewood Jewellery Box

Taree Rosewood Jewellery Box

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Hot Valentine’s Day Gifts (2020)

Posted on February 08, 2020 by Sarah Davidson Comments (0)

And when we say hot we don’t mean wilting roses and melting chocolates, we mean Valentine’s gift that can stand the heat because this firey summer has been HOT!

Our range of handcrafted wooden gifts are the perfect solution, not only are they indifferent to the temperature but being beautiful and cherished gifts that won’t be thrown away, they actually lock up carbon and act as a carbon sink! Now that’s COOL!

Plus, we’re including free Valentine gift wrapping with gift card

Write your own message or we can do it for you

We will make sure no invoices or pricing are included

Photo of Valentine's Gift Wrapping

Featured products for him, see our latest shipment of Drew Boxes

Photo of Drew Boxes Collection

Featured products for her, our range of curvy trinket boxes

Collection of Curvy Trinket Boxes

More gift ideas for him

Gifts for Him Collection

More gift ideas for her

Gifts for Her Collection

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