This typical Queensland style home with the large flowing verandah with a typical old style verandah panel featuring sheafs of wheat.This verandah is complimented by the vast amounts of free flowing sandsville lacework.A design dating back to the 1880 period common in Queensland architecture.These old style balustrade and lacework designs would most likely have been…Details
Owing to their simplicity of construction,standardised designs were produced through the 1920 and 1930 period..Despite these advantages,tastes changed and the style fell out of favour after the second world war.The need for cheaper homes first saw large verandahs reduced to small landings.Internal walls were made of fibreboards including asbestos and gypsum.Land was cleared with…Details
Restoring a traditional Heritage Fence or constructing a new fence is made easy with a large range of traditional heritage components. With a large range of traditional post caps now available to prevent water rotting the posts and add that little charm to the fence posts combined with a large range of decorative lacework, so…Details
The quintessential Queenslander is of all timber construction with a corrugated iron roof. They are all high set single storey dwellings with a characteristic veranda that extends around the house to varying extents but never entirely surrounds it. In later years, many have been renovated to enclose part or all of these verandahs to create…Details
Are you restoring a heritage property and require a new heritage style fence? You can now reclaim the charm and elegance of a heritage style fence utilising the all aluminium heavy duty lion posts together with a large range of DIY accessories to make the installation and the assembly of your fence simple. DIY accessories…Details
The restoration of a heritage property can be both fun and rewarding. This heritage property has made full use of the traditional verandah featuring the classic non rust aluminium Bristol lace design with the unique design free flowing lace corners and frieze. The classic Sandsville alumininium verandah balustrade compliment the Bristol Lacework as does the…Details
The Rosemary small lacework is a classic design of lacework. This design is a popular single sided heritage design of lacework dating back as far as 1860.The Small Rosemary lace is smaller than the Rosemary Lacework and looks at home on any new property as it does on a property built in 1860.
Replacing timber balustrade on heritage properties and more recent brick veneer homes has never been so easy. A large range of old style powdercoated balustrade panels including designs approved by the National Trust can recapture the charm and elegance of a bygone era, combined with the more simpler continuous designs A range of aluminium…Details
The Iron lacework on two storey Victorian Filigree terraces were often built of stone and reflected the “standard” terrace type pattern commonly found in Melbourne and Sydney, with a single span iron lace balcony, arched openings to ground floor and squared lintels to the first floor. As housing developed in Australia, verandas became important as…Details
The form of the typical Queenslander style residence distinguishes Brisbane suburbs from other capital cities.The type developed in the 1840s and is still constructed today displays an evolution of local style.They are primarily residential constuctions however some commercial style constructions are referred to as Queenslanders.