• Bib'n Brace

    Architectural Products From Recycled Australian Timbers

  • Doors & Jambs

    We make a variety of solid timber and composite doors. Primarily out of recycled timbers. All doors are custom made to your desired size and finish.

     

    We can also provide the jambs, weather seals, hinges, locks, handles, finish and installation.

     

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    Screens

    Screens define spaces with a fixed element like Shutters, Louvres, Partition walls or as is the case of the image attached a combination of Grey Glass and Mirrors set within a lattice integrated with the Stairs

     

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    Bench Tops and Vanities

    Modern finishes and adhesives on the high density old growth hardwoods allow us to confidently provide timber bench tops that will give an effective service life in excess of 10 years when maintained. Being solid timber they are relatively easy to re-finish with our preferred wax oil finishes.

     

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    Furniture

    Furniture for us is free standing and is ideally designed and made to be of value to future generations.

     

    Dining tables, Consoles, TV cabinets, Coffee Tables and even Spice racks are all examples of furniture that we have designed and made for clients.

     

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    Features

    Recycled timber features add an organic element that provides a sense of legacy or history to any clean modern space.

     

    Ideal Features include Posts and Beams, Bed Heads, Floating Shelves, Mantle Pieces, Mirrors and Furniture

     

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  • Product Collections

    A Collection of Doors

    Red timber, raked front door. Silver Handle and timber handrail
    Solid timber Black Butt timber Door
    Black butt solid timber door with glass. black handle
    Black butt Barn doors. Black barn door tracking
    rustic internal door. Black hinges
    Hampton front door. white door. White entry door

    A Collection of Screens

    outside spotted gum louver screen
    Oak screen with glass. internal
    walnut internal screen. black glass
    Spotted gum louver screen. external
    Bedroom Screen. white timber
    rustic external shutter

    A Collection of Bench Tops & Vanities

    wharf timber vanity with basin
    American oak vanity and shaving cabinet. with basins
    Black butt timber kitchen bench top
    wharf timber kitchen bench top

    A Collection of Freestanding Furniture

    black butt console, concert top sideboards
    Rustic table top with timber  bench seat
    Mirrors, Dartboards, Bars
    American oak Chopping boards, Cheese platters, Spice Racks
    walnut timber box

    A Collection of Features

    Timber Box beams and led back lighting
    solid timber Mantle Pieces
    solid timber Bed Heads, Wall Panelling
    external timber Shutters
    solid timber Pergolas, Porches
  • Process

    Communication, Creation and Completion

    1

    Design

    Contact us with your needs/ wants and we will interpret and prepare a Scope recommending materials, finishes and styles for you.

    2

    Budget

    From the Scope we will prepare an estimate of cost. If acceptable we will prepare a 3D drawing of your job and finish samples as needed. This gives us an opportunity to ensure we have an optimum design before any timber is cut.

    3

    Make

    Your job is then made, based on the 3D drawings and finish samples. We are working with recycled timbers that only reveal themselves when the years of detritus is cleaned off them so no two finishes are ever the same, but will be close.

    4

    Deliver

    When the product is finished we send a confirmation photo of the job and discuss times for delivery or installation. Production resources are finite, hence lead times vary subject to work flow.

    5

    Enjoy

    Once the product is delivered and installed you will have many years of enjoyment with it.

  • Wood Working Classes

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    Back to Basics!

    Learn Basic woodworking skills such as material selection, design and safe use of tools and finishes in a set program designed to challenge but inspire anyone willing to give it a go. No prior experience needed!

     

    This class will be starting with a butchers block and 4 x sandwich/serving boards. Classes will have 6-8 students, all working in pairs to complete each project.

     

    This class will cost $520 and we expect it will take 6 hours to complete. The 6 hours will be broken up into two class times to allow for glue to set and harden.

     

    All Tools, materials and tea/coffee will be provided.

     

    As a student develops their new skills, the range of projects and difficulty can grow to include the use of 3D CAD drawing and industrial machinery

     

    For a class to go ahead we will need the minimum number of 6 students to a class. If it looks as if we don't have the full six we will ask if you have a second preferred time or if you are happy to wait until we have the full six. Classes that are available are;

     

    2 x Saturday, 22nd May & 29th May @ 9am - 12pm. Space Available

    2 x Monday, 24th May & 31st May @ 5:30pm - 8:30 pm. Space Available

    2 x Friday, 28th May & 4th June @ 1pm - 3pm. Space Available

     

    Would like to partake in a class? Sign up using the form below

     

     

    Places will be limited, get in quick!

    Name *
    First and Last name e.g. John Smith
    Email *
    Phone *
    Preferred class times *
    Select an option
    Number of people *
    number of people you are booking for, including yourself
    Select an option
    Message
    If you are bringing a Party, please let us know who so we can put them on the register
  • Social Feed

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  • black butt solid timber entry door, front door

    Corrion Prestige

    "The door looks fantastic, feels solid, finish is really beautiful, your service was second to none"

    wharf timber bench top. kitchen

    Scott

    "You have stolen the show. Massive thank you for your work. Everyone loves it"

    timber spice rack and chopping board

    Bert and Sarah

    "We love our new spice rack and chopping board, thank you very much!"

    solid timber pergola, black butt timber. tallow timber

    Louise

    "Bruce designed a pergola for our back garden and it looks absolutely fantastic... Stunning timber and great design, it creates a unique outdoor space. Bruce and Matt did a wonderfully efficient job installing the pergola... Bruce is great to deal with, he is very committed to his work, a great craftsman."

    Leigh

    "Thank you so much for your craftsmanship on this job, the pieces you have created are just beautiful and you should be really proud, they look amazing and certainly get a WOW from all who see them"
     

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  • About Us

    Traditional Values. Modern Efficiencies

     

    Founder Bruce Cottrill, who has been in the manufacturing industry for 35 years, built Bib'n Brace on traditional values he learnt while working with his father who is a Danish Cabinet Maker.

     

    Resourceful/ Sustainable

     

    Our main source of timber is from demolition yards, the framing timbers that get pulled out of a house are still structurally sound to be used as furniture and be given a second chance before it is disregarded.
     
    We also source timber through the client themselves. Clients who are renovating or building new from a demolished lot, have some timbers salvaged and would like to have a part of the 'old house' in the new house. This is also a great way to keep costs down.
     
    Quality
     
    Quality is measured by three factors - price, materials and a product's life span. Most competitors mistake quality for quantity, meaning all of their products are to the same size, design, and finish. We work very hard to make sure the door you are paying for is what you want (down to the finest detail) and it will withstand the test of family use.
     

    Trustworthy

     

    We work hard to develop open communication with all customers and build a strong relationship.
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