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’re humbled, amazed and chuffed.
The response to the news that we’re looking for a new home after 23 years at the Yarralumla Brickworks has been incredible, thanks to you all for your positive support.
We are checking out possible locations and meeting lots of people. Read more
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 !
Late last year some clients came in who were looking for a custom made library and entertainment unit made in recycled Spotted Gum for their new home in Canberra.
We learnt that they were fond readers, historians, and passionate musicians with a large quantity of books! They wanted a piece that contributed warmth and character to their modern, north facing, light filled living room. Read more
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