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Ideas for all Timber

ASHWOOD Timber offers new and innovative services and ideas to customers. Established in 1994 and purchased in 2007 by current owner, Nic Riggs )a qualified cabinet maker with over 25 years experience) the business has become more than just a retail outlet. It now offers a service for customised design solutions, such as manufacturing a special prop for an event or display, a fit-out for the back of a vehicle, or a one-off piece of furniture.

Ashwood Timber still sells board products (MDF, plywood, melamine, etc) by the metre and offers a unique service of cutting and machining to required sizes and shapes. It also sells a range of Queensland timber slabs and solid timber products. Drop in to Ashwood Timber with an idea or let Nick come up with a unique one for you. Phone: 5443 4002.

[Buderim Chronicle- July 2009]

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Ashwood Timber 2010

If you have a creative idea for a piece of furniture or for any other project but don’t know where to start, Nic Riggs the new owner of Ashwood Timber can give you professional advice on the best materials to use, what works and what doesn’t work, and how to complete the project.

Staff at Ashwood Timber can cut the pieces to the required sizes for you to assemble at home or they cab completely build the piece for you, with the desired finishing. “We have some great new innovative designs, ideas and even fit-outs for vans and 4 wheel drives that are awesome”, says Nic.

“We have manufactured anything from one-off pieces of solid timber furniture, to vehicle fit-outs, to plywood props for commercial events, even telephone booth for a show!”.

Their motto is: “You think it, We make it”.

Recently Ashwood Timber has perfected fitouts for 4 wheel drives and vans that suit tradies, campers, and anyone that needs a large vehicle with organised storage.

We offer:
• FAST custom built fit outs: in any combination you require for all types of vehicles
• Affordable pricing
• Removable modular units manufactured from strong structural plywood
• Heavy duty, long lasting steel drawer runners available
• Better efficiency of space in your 4WD, Van or Truck!

[Sunshine Coast Daily- January 2010]

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DIY made easy with Ashwood- Expert advice from start to finish

IF you have an unusually-shaped corner that needs a cupboard, or a creative idea for a piece of furniture but don’t know where to start, you’ll need an expert.

Qualified cabinetmaker Nic Riggs owns Ashwood Timber on Kayleigh Drive at Maroochydore and is always happy to help. “Our motto is: You think it, we make it,” Nic explains.”I’ve had customers come in with a page from a magazine with a DIY building project that they want to build, and other who just come in with an idea or a simple sketch on paper.

“We can cut the pieces to size which people can then assemble at home, or we can make it for them. “It just depends on their level of ability and how much they want to do themselves.” Nic said some people like to paint or stain their own pieces, while others wanted them completely finished. “We can advise on what will and won’t work. Sometimes people have great ideas, but timber may not be the best product for them- and we’ll be honest,” he said. “People also have different budgets and needs, so we can advise them on what material is best- whether it’s solid timber for a high-end piece, or MDF and plywood for budget projects.”

Nic said one of his favourite pieces was a timber display coffee table that he made specially for his wife which has a pull-out drawer that can be filled with shells, photos, ornaments or whatever you like. “Because I’m a timber lover, I love using solid timber and another favourite we made was a Red Carabeen bar with a two-pac satin finish,” Nic said.

Pictured also is a custom-built MDF storage unit designed for a bedroom. It has slide-out drawers and a hinged lid to hide away all those little bits and pieces neatly. “Taking this concept of adding storage further, we also do vehicle fit-outs for tradies and sales reps. We’ve fitted 4WDs, station wagons, utes and vans.”

[Sunshine Coast Daily: “Life, style, design”- August 2009]

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Furniture creativity is on call
IF you have a creative idea for a piece of furniture or for any other project but don’t know where to start, Nic Riggs from Ashwood Timber can give you professional advice on the best materials to use, what works and what doesn’t work, and how to complete the project.

Staff at Ashwood Timber can cut the pieces to the required sizes for you to assemble at home or they can completely build the piece for you, with the desired finishing.

Ashwood Timbers has manufactured everything from one-off pieces of solid timber furniture to vehicle fit-outs and plywood props destined for commercial events. The motto at Ashwood Timbers is: “You think it, we make it”.

[Sunshine Coast Sunday- January 2010]