Bench by Brian Cush - Sawdust Bureau

                                                                                                                                                                                      Bench by Brian Cush - Sawdust Bureau


Double Take in Wood  is an exploration of new generation woodwork that celebrates the paring of age-old techniques and materials with contemporary design and technology. The exhibition will bring together furniture, sculpture, functional and decorative objects, featuring pieces from some of Australia's most celebrated makers.  

A panel of prominent and respected woodworkers, designers and arts professionals will judge the exhibition with a prize pool of over $10,000. 

The exhibition will be held at Manningham Art Gallery - 18th October to 11th November, 2017.

Exhibition categories include: 

Fine Woodworking

A showcase of Australian woodwork that pays respect to traditional techniques, fine craftsmanship and functionality whilst pushing the boundaries of contemporary design.

Side Table by Christopher Neal | Image Damien Ford

Create from a Crate

Inviting Australian woodworkers, designers and makers to rise to the challenge of making a beautiful object or furniture piece from rough and discarded timber pallets and crates. 

The work will  provide an engaging way to shine a spotlight on the environmental impact of timber packaging waste.

Desk by Nicholas Coyle | Image Raphael Recht