Our hunt for a new location that can be home to our entire operation continues, and we are starting to get a clearer idea from the ACT Government on the timeline for our move from the Brickworks.
In the meantime, we have to face the reality of moving - which is going to be a big job - but the team is onto it and we’re getting excited about the preparations. We’ve started to clear out excess stock and lean down – check out our Floor Board Pack Sale and the specials we have on Eclectic Cladding. Read More
Surely Walter must have set aside a spot for timber recycling....
We’re sifting through options on potential locations now. A few really exciting options have come in and we’re getting close to knowing if one of them is going to fly.
One issue we face is the planning and approval times required for some potential locations. This is something we are hoping the ACT Government will be able to expedite. Read more. Read More
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 Read More
We’ve loved working among the old buildings at the Yarralumla Brickworks all these years. It’s an amazing space, full of history and character. But with the ACT Government’s final decision to sell the site we have no choice but to pack up and head out. We’re looking in earnest for a new home, but it’s challenging. Read more. Read More
We have developed a pretty awesome system for turning salvaged house roof timbers into decking boards!
Our decking boards are super durable and hard waring. If you want a deck that will last a lifetime we have the timber for you! Read More Read More
Thor’s Hammer salvages structural timber from warehouses, bridges and wharfs which are perfect for use in pergolas, and as garden features like screens and seats.
Not only are the salvaged posts and beams extremely strong, they require minimal maintenance and age well. Read More Read More
Thor’s Hammer has developed a new recycled timber floorboard product!
Our new ‘saw tooth’ flooring retains the patina of the demolition timber it was made from. It is hard wearing and durable, easy to install and the finish can be customised to the client’s specification!
The timbers we are using are all Australian hardwood structural roof timbers, salvaged from house demolitions, mainly in Sydney. Read More Read More
We are very excited to announce Thor’s Hammer is now selling the most efficient and environmentally friendly fire wood (briquettes) on the market!
We have recently installed a RUF Briquetting machine to compress all of our sawdust into extremely dense and low moisture content fuel perfect for your wood stove Read More Read More
We are now into the new year in full swing and thought we would put together a collection featuring some of the amazing jobs we were lucky to work on in 2015.
2016 is shaping up to be pretty busy and all round good fun. We really enjoy what we do! Read More Read More
It's been a hive of activity at 'The Hammer' with so much happening in the workshop before Christmas!
2015 has by far been our busiest year, more people are saving the forests and choosing recycled timber. Thanks! The lead into Christmas has seen our joinery team wrapping up a number of really nice jobs, check out the photos in the slideshow below. Read More Read More
This exhibition showcases work designed and produced by artisans from the Canberra Brickworks. On display will be an eclectic range of unique pieces, from hand made bicycles to furniture built in recycled timber and steel sculpture. Read More Read More
A deck is a major investment into the value of your property and your lifestyle. The information we have included below will help you avoid some of the most common and costly mistakes we have encountered over the last 21 years of supplying recycled timber decking timbers. Read More Read More
Thor's Hammer specialises in salvaging high quality timber from demolition sites, saving it from landfill and turning the recycled material into high quality furniture. This video tells the story of how our furniture is made here at the Brickworks in Canberra, Australia.
For over 20 years the team of master craftspeople at Thor's Hammer have used a combination of traditional hand skills and high tech machinery to create only the highest quality furniture efficiently, accurately and built to last.
We hope you enjoy our story. Read More 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 Read More
Your front door is the first and last thing you and your guests see when coming into the house, you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression!
Over the last 20 years we have perfected the construction of high quality entry doors using recycled timber, our doors are heavy, well insulated and sound proof. Read More 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 Read More
Handcrafting furniture from recycled timber can take time, we believe the best things are worth waiting for…
Our joinery team are always busy, carefully making pieces of furniture for our clients. Your table may take 6 to 8 weeks to create but it has been designed and built to last a lifetime!
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We always keep our eye out at demolitions for structural timber beams that we can salvage and turn into beautiful architectural columns and features for peoples houses.
Often customers want us to bring back the colour of the old grey timbers without losing the character of the weathered surface. Read More
The best way is to grind and brush the timber. Read More
We are splitting old house rafters and ceiling joists ready to machine for orders of weatherboards and flooring. The joinery is back in action too, working on tables for clients from our furniture exhibition in November.... Read more Read More
Our last day for 2014 is Monday 22 December and we come back on Tuesday 6th Jan 2015.
2014 has been a great year for us at Thor’s Hammer, we have completed our biggest year ever of commercial fit outs and had a fantastic time doing it!
2015 has lots of exciting projects coming up! Read More Read More