THOR'S HAMMER IS A JOINERY, SAWMILL AND RECYCLED TIMBER YARD BASED AT THE OLD BRICKWORKS, CANBERRA.
WANTED : A NEW HOME
After 23 years at the Brickworks, Thor’s Hammer is looking for a new home. Why? Read more…
Check out our stash of unusual sizes, bulk unprocessed timbers and orphaned leftovers.
We have just finished removing the old nails and bolts from the last truck load of timber salvaged out of the demolition of the Petrie Paper Mill just north of Brisbane, Queensland.
Here is the story of the timber and first item of furniture to be created from the salvage !
The crew of doctors responsible for Braddon’s new specialist consulting space, More Than Medicine, came to us for something unique for their new fit out. Keen to avoid the average clinical waiting room, they were on a mission for some grounding timber pieces to build more of a community friendly space for clients to relax and feel at home.
From Demolition to Table
Recycling timber is exciting. The demolition site is like this massive pillow case at the end of the bed on Christmas morning full of old grey timbers waiting to be planed back and turned into beautiful furniture. Except if the demo guys bust them all cause the excavator operator is a bit rough and doesn't care, or the nails are rusty and won’t come out, or the timber is full of drying snakes, or… At Thor’s Hammer we have been recycling timber for 20 years, and we have gained a lot of experience along the way… Read More