Douglas Fir Design

Handmade furniture to last a lifetime.

Woodworker, Furniture Maker
from Coburg, VIC, AU

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Completed: 31

Positive Feedback 100% (16 reviews)


Wood, Metal, Glass, Textiles


Contact Name: Patrick Holcombe

Number of makers: 2


ABN 62651084119 verified

Profile Published: April 2014


Coburg, VIC, 3058


We create beautiful custom timber furniture by hand, right here in Melbourne.

The journey between the initial conception and the creation of a piece of furniture is an exciting one for me. I have always had the desire to create unique and beautiful things but I have another thing that drives me which is a eagerness to solve problems. As a furniture designer I feel lucky to be able to help customers solve problems and also create beautiful pieces that will last a lifetime.

I have a background in Ecology and this helps guide the choices I make and the materials I use. The majority of my work is using recycled timber, mainly australian hardwoods and big Oregon beams. I use a variety of natural timber finishes including some unusual treatments like soap and waxes. The joinery and techniques I lean towards are modern and understated. I prefer the structure of the piece to explain itself, the strength to be evident inherently in the materials used.

The pieces on this website are commissions I have made for clients all over Victoria. I happily take inspiration from a variety of sources and enjoy working hand in hand with clients throughout the entire process to create a piece that will exceed your expectations.

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