Melbourne based Chatterton Lacework can recapture the charm and elegance of a bygone era. Melbourne based Chatterton Lace lacework can recapture the charm and elegance of a bygone era with the extensive range of high quality reproductive castings, some of which date back to the early Victorian years… Original replica castings from the bygone years …

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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 …

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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 …

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The Traditional Queenslander is a sought after property today. It may be a new property or the ever popular restoration of an older property dating back to around  the turn of the century.Heritage Lacework is very popular, including the Heritage Balustrade that has the added  advantage on non rust and non rot aluminium.Many of the …

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