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
Sorry folks but we will be closed for stocktake - Friday 26 June 2015
We will be back to business as usual on Monday 29th June and would love it if you came and visited!
We hold a massive stock of recycled timber, we can't call the sawmill and ask for more so when the building is coming down we need to salvage the timber and hang onto it. Read More
We have just salvaged the Blackbutt flooring from accommodation buildings at RAAF Base Richmond. The boards are around 50 years old, in really good condition and have a great patina.
Blackbutt is a dense Australian hardwood perfectly suited to long lasting flooring. After sitting in this building for so long the boards are well seasoned and ready to lay. Read More
After our Design Canberra Exhibition in late 2014 we had a number of clients come to us with ideas inspired by the pieces from the exhibition. This exhibition was all about showing the vast possibility of recycled timber as a material.
This table design came to us from a client inspired by a piece at the exhibition. We really enjoyed working with the client to develop a design met their needs and would last a lifetime. 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