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 jury the exhibition. The prize categories will be announced over the coming months. 

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.

Stools by Phoebe Everill

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.

Bag  made from a recycled pallet by Clare Solomon