THOR'S HAMMER IS A JOINERY, SAWMILL AND RECYCLED TIMBER YARD BASED AT THE OLD BRICKWORKS, CANBERRA.
We design and make furniture and architectural products from recycled timbers. Thor’s Hammer builds to last, we believe in quality, in good design and taking care of the environment. Read More
We welcome Alison Balfour, the newest member of our joinery team!
Alison has started with the joinery team as a 3rd year apprentice. She is stoked to have made this unusual desk for one of her first jobs. Read More
We were called by a demolition company to take a look at unusual old house in St Mary’s, Sydney. The house was built like an old slab hut with the walls made out of vertical wide boards with strips of tin tacked over the gaps. There was plenty of good timber for us to salvage! Read More
Thor’s Hammer sent a big truck load of recycled timber over to Campbell 5 for the cladding on their Display Office & Gallery, it looks fantastic!
This cladding was supplied with minimal processing to retain the rustic aesthetic and texture of the recycled timber. Minimally processed timber can look great and is a lower cost option than fully processed timber. 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