Gate and fence fittings manufactured by Discount Hardware Products and Chatterton Lacework

Fencing and Gate Materials, Tubular Fencing Materials,Gate Posts, Fence Posts, Steel Gate Hinges, Steel Butt Hinges, Plastic Hinges,Gate and Fence Fittings, Fencing Materials, Discount Hardware Supplies, Discount Hardware Products Melbourne Melbourne based Discount Hardware Products manufacture a large range of gate and fence fittings and distribute these Australia wide to both retail and wholesale customers…

Australian Lacework featuring Birds and Ferns

  Cast Iron Birds, Flowers and Ferns a feature of the Cast Iron of Yesteryear Many heritage designs of cast iron lacework and balustrade had a range of interesting features carved into them ,including  birds flowers and ferns Boston fern appeared in the late 1880’s and early 1890’s. It was seen predominantly in and around Melbourne,…

The charm and elegance of a Victorian Lion Post Fence

The charm and elegance of  a Victorian Lion Post Fence. A large range of Victorian Post Caps  and Federation post capitals including the Angelina Post cap and the Nicolina Post cap are now available to enhance that elegant  federation style fence post or gatepost. The traditional Victorian gatepost is commonly referred to as a lion…

How to install clover heritage lacework

Restoration of a large verandah in suburban Melbourne. This video will give some insight on how to proceed with the installation. The installation of these powdercoated  cast aluminium Clover Lacework and matching Gardenia corners was by done by Melbourne based  lacework and balustrade installer Avondale Steel Fabrication. This was part of the renovation of a large…

Restoration of Lacework on a Heritage Property

 Restoration of Lacework on a Heritage Property Lacework and balustrade on heritage verandas can be restored using iron lacework, aluminium lacework and lace restoration  products. Original heritage cast iron lacework can be reproduced in both small and large quantities to suit specific requirements. The new castings in aluminium or iron will look almost identical to…

Cast Iron Restoration of Heritage Properties in Australia

  Lacework on heritage verandas can be restored using iron lacework, aluminium lacework and lace balustrade products. Original heritage cast iron lacework can be reproduced in both small and large quantities to suit specific requirements. The new castings in aluminium or iron will look almost identical to the original castings. Lace balustrade panels can also…

Chatterton Lacework Australian Heritage Hotels

Preserve our heritage with wrought iron Throughout the world today there is a requirement to restore and preserve our heritage. In the world of Wrought Iron we are considered as the masters of Wrought Iron with the capabiity to undertake even the most ambitious of projects. Often simple elements like hammered amd twisted bars can…

How Do I Get the Lacework Look on my Victorian Cottage?

 Some options to consider when you attempt to get that lacework look on your Victorian Cottage Imitate similar properties in the area. Use materials to match existing features, such as authentic timber boards, lacework and lace balustrades. Ensure adequate under-floor ventilation. Remove later additions such as aluminium windows, replace with traditionally sized timber ones. Avoid…