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Recent Commission

This Czech Republic was the first medium size country we have done outside New Zealand

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9 Days | 9 New Designs

Excited to announce our newest designs are getting uploaded this week and all 20% off 

We consider the environment when choosing our materials. We use FSC bamboo ply made with E0 glues, eco friendly stains and glues and fsc pine frames. Our packaging is plastic free and recyclable and we minimise our waste by making smaller items from our offuts.

We consider the environment when choosing our materials. We use FSC bamboo ply made with E0 glues, eco friendly stains and glues and fsc pine frames. Our packaging is plastic free and recyclable and we minimise our waste by making smaller items from our offuts.

All of our artworks are hand crafted and finished to the highest standard. Each layer is sanded, hand painted, assembled and framed by us, right down to the tiny little details that Aran uses a pair of tweezers to stick on! Everything is designed and made in our workshop in Lyall Bay, Wellington.

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Lewis Paape Gallery

Simon Kiddle has been making the frames for our large and custom artworks since we started. Read more about him and his Lower Hutt framing business

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Island Bay

This large size Island Bay commission was completed for Khan as an anniversary present to his wife. The close in scale allowed for some extra details to be shown.

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Super E0 glue

Our bamboo ply is made with Super E0 glues, meaning the formaldehyde emissions are as low as you can get. We can this with our air quality meter shown above

Helen, Fiji (small)

We received the Fiji piece we commissioned for my newly wed friends Julie and Dan and I just wanted to say THANK YOU for such a Spectacular piece of art work. You did such an amazing job and I can't wait to gift it to our friends and to see their reactions when they see it.

Annie, Preservation Inlet (lge)

The most Hugest of Thanks must go to Aran @The Furnace your detail is truely remarkable, you are a very talented, clever individual. You have truly captured a chapter of my past life and a place I love more than anything so so well.. I will truly treasure this piece of your art forever. So Amazing, with all my heart I sincerely thankyou xox Awesome touch of  the boat on the back x - thankyou

Sally-Jane, Kaikoura (large)

Thank you so much for your hard work in making the Kaikoura piece for my dad. It's incredible and everyone is amazed when they see it. The personal touches are perfect. 

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