Australian Workshop Creations - Online wood gallery of fine woodwork & rustic timber signs made to order by craftsman Andrew Wilkerson

Links to Interesting websites recommended by Andrew
A collection of websites approved by Andrew for unique content and highest quality products available

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LOCAL GUIDE Victorian Woodwork

Galleries/Shops displaying Andrew's woodwork



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LOCAL GUIDE Victorian Woodwork
Galleries/Shops displaying Andrew's woodwork

Soy Candles Inc is a very interesting shop with lots of natural hand made gifts & goodies - not just beautiful candles & soaps. Here are just a few things available to purchase at the shop.

  • Are you interested in making candles? Candle Making Kits are available.
  • Want to know why most candles are poisonous and bad for your health?
  • Do you want the best natural soy candles available?

Friendly staff are hard to find these days but in this great little shop your sure to be happy with the service and the products - Ask questions and you shall learn the benefits of soy candle making.  Natural goats milk soaps are great for people with eczema and skin problems.
A cute little candle & soap shop tucked away in the little arcade off Dorset road in Boronia.

You may not know as much about candles as you think.
Talk to Mike the candle making expert!

Dorset Road Boronia Victoria

Andrew's Candle holders are usually displayed in the front window section of the shop
(white shelf built by Andrew)

Also wooden box makers from around the world
A collection of the finest Woodwork Websites from Australia & around the world  
(click on Blue headings)

Crawford's Fine Decorative Boxes
Beautiful veneered inlaid wooden boxes and a range of colourful & original gifts including: collector's boxes, jewelery boxes.

The Bird Carving Website
Water bird carvings in wood Teresinha carves ducks, geese and swans in lime and other hardwoods. The natural movement of the birds is reflected in each unique piece and results from careful study in the wild.

The Crafty Boxes Company
Wooden Jewellery Boxes of Distinction and other interesting items such as Salt and Pepper Shakers and bandsawn boxes from a solid piece of mahogany hardwood or English Oak.  Beautifully finished, the boxes are attractive in their simplicity. Used as a functional item, the magic of the Crafty Box will ensure it's a conversation piece and an antique of the future.  These Designs are made in Asian Mahogany with beautiful rich tones, or Natural English Oak.

Grampians Furniture Grampians Furniture is located in Halls Gap in the heart of the Grampians National Park.

Beautiful Australian red gum furniture crafted by Tim Butler who combines over 20 years experience.  Ageless master pieces, all hand crafted on location at his Showroom/Workshop.

Feel welcome to visit his Gallery of Furniture and discuss any design options you may desire for that personal touch to your home or office.

Delivery easily arranged locally or internationally.
Highly recommended by Andrew who has visited Tim in his workshop.

Peter Lloyd - fine hardwood boxes
- Maker of beautiful English hardwood boxes

The Solid Wood & Furniture Company
The Solid Wood & Furniture Company uses solid Australian native hardwoods, both new and recycled, to craft quality furniture for indoor and outdoor use. Each custom made piece is designed in collaboration with the client, as a unique “piece of art”, crafted to suit individual needs.

Tony Ward
Craftsman of beautiful art sculptured boxes.
Working with fine Australian timbers.
Each box is individually crafted inspired by features of the timber. Blue Mountains, Australia

Wood Craft Photo Gallery
A free online photo gallery and community for Wood Craft.

Great websites from all over Australia featuring all sorts of gifts & goodies, most are made locally  (Listed by location)


Soy Candles Inc.
- FUN AND EXCITING classes/workshops
- Take Home Kits
- Biodegradable and Virtually soot free
- Custom made candles
- Candle supplies available eg.  wicks, color chips. fragrances, soy wax, containers, etc. Featuring Andrew's hand crafted wooden candle holders & incense burners from Australian Workshop Creations
Shop 3 / 246 Dorset Road, Boronia, VIC 3155

Willows Crafts New!
Willows Crafts has a unique range of natural handmade soaps crafted right here in Gippsland Victoria. Also handcrafted soy candles and melts, coloured Tea Light candles & magnetic bookmarks. Skillfully Hand Made in Australia by Alison Wilson - has the finest range of Goats Milk soap products and can be purchased online through the website or from local markets in Gippsland. I use these soaps myself and can highly recommend for anyone with dry skin problems or Eczema, Psoriasis, Acne or dry cracked skin. Goats Milk Soap with Oats is the answer - order by clicking the Blue Heading above to see the exciting range and learn more about natural soaps and candles.

Slattery & Acquroff Australia
Beautiful designs - Spiral Stairs, Staircases, Balustrades, Balustrading
Stair & Timber staircases - curved and spiral stairs, glass balustrade, balustrading and handrails.


The Barn Office Furniture
Sydney, business furniture, office desks, chairs and tables
The Barn Office Furniture is located in Sydney , Australia and supplies wholesale and retail office furniture Australia wide. In Sydney The Barn Office Furniture can come to you to arrange office fitouts, provide written quotations and implement business furniture design strategies for small, medium and large sized businesses.

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More Great Sites on the World Wide Web
(To add your site please e-mail  for approval first) 

Amish Wares
Old Order Amish handmade products to brighten and enlighten your primitive country decor. Horse drawn buggy wood wagon wheels, buckboard, wheelbarrow, rustic furniture, fine furniture, baskets, quilts, birdhouses, landscape items for home and garden. Unique gift ideas for friends, family, or office.

Calico wood signs USA
Hand carved and or painted redwood signs

Candle History Resources
In today’s world, people often have romantic or comforting associations with candles. The intimacy of a small, warm flickering light certainly lends itself well to such atmospheres. But did you know that candles have been used by humans for at least the past 5,000 years? Through the ages, they have been made and used in many different ways and for different purposes. Click this link to more about the history of candles.  (Link provided by the students at Valley Charter School)

The Crafts Fair online is the oldest and largest directory of crafts oriented sites on the web. We offer organized links to thousands of individual crafter's web sites as well as craft web malls, crafts organizations, supplies, listings of real world shows, craft publications, crafts newsgroups, instruction, software and more. In The Crafter's Web Development Center we offer all the information and resources crafts people need to create their own independent web sites.

Custom Gallery Creations
We create home decor items which can be customized
and/or personalized to make each item uniquely
"yours". We combine quality workmanship and prices for
any budget to offer our customers a pleasant shopping


Custom Handmade Paintings from Photos
Turn your photos into beautiful portraits. All our work is 100% handmade by professional artists. The perfect gift for your loved ones.

Gemstone Gifts
Handmade gemstone jewelry, custom design jewelry, beaded watches, semi precious stone bracelets, cultured pearl necklaces, chandelier earrings, dangle, drop, long and short earrings, beaded bookmarks, book thongs. Unique jewelry designed and handcrafted with gold, sterling silver, and Swarovski Austrian crystals.
Online Directory of web resources including Crafts

Handmade Custom Painted Wooden Signs

Jack Riley: the Original Man from Snowy River
Fine boutique wine & beer from the alpine regions of Australia.
Jack Riley (King Valley Wines)
Shop 10/ 218-224 Dorset Road Boronia 3155
Fax 03) 9762 2065 Ph: 03) 9762 2005

Music Boxes & Musical Gifts - 1000's Music boxes, musical gifts, jewelry boxes, Rhythm clocks, miniature musical instruments, custom music boxes, carousels, snow globes, mini clocks, toy pianos for kids and a whole lot more!

Southern Wholesale Garden & Home Decor Gifts
My Southern Home Place is your online source for wholesale garden accents and home decorations as well as unique gifts and collectibles. Consumers and resellers welcome. No minimum order.

Order American impressionism  Order American impressionism paintings.'s American Fine Art gallery focuses on American impressionism, American post-impressionism, American portrait paintings, etc.

Scented Candles, Christmas Candles, Wedding Candles
Candledecorstore offers candles and candle accessories, such as scented candles, Christmas candles, wedding candles, soy candles, votive candles, jar candles, candle holders & other candle types.

Simply Nantucket Baskets 
- Custom Nantucket Basket and Nantucket Basket Purses since 1992 Maker of custom handwoven Nantucket Lightship Basket and Nantucket Basket Purses including Modern and Contemporary Nantucket Baskets.
Made in the U.S.A. by an experienced basket weaver.

South Korean Folk Art Masters
Description: South Korean folk art masters. Master potter, wood sculptor, carpenter, artist of decorative knotting, bamboo blinds, craftsman of jade sculpture, metal art work, bamboo basket, paper folding fan, feng shui compass.
Sign makers shop website - Home of the Arts, Crafts, Hobbies
and Handmade items Directory.

Tara Hutton Gallery
Original artwork recently painted to capture the
glamor and
essence of the Art Deco Era

The Hamper and Gift People – Delicious food hampers and beautiful gift baskets, including Christmas hampers and fine Italian leather handbags. Located in the UK

The Worldwide Art Gallery
All things art site. Art History, Art Directory
Kids' Art Gallery and education resource, free art quiz (win prizes) plus contemporary international and Australian Art.

Australian CRAFT Network


Australian Made U - Beaut Waxes are used by Andrew for all his woodwork products
U-Beaut Enterprises
The all Australian Woodworking site. Including Woodwork, Woodturning, Woodcarving, Timber info, Tools, Finishing Products, and much more.

Fast, Safe, Controllable power woodworking tools for woodworkers,
woodturners and woodcarvers, our site provides product/technical
information, free plans, prizes, woodworking articles and more.

Woodworking Resources - For the Beginning Builder

FEAST WATSON - Australian Made Professional Timber Finishes
Feast Watson is a pioneer and innovator in wood finishing systems. Ever since our beginnings in Sydney in 1922, our aim has been to enhance and promote the natural beauty of wood

RUSTINS DANISH OIL - Rustin’s DANISH OIL is a special formulation based on "Chinese Wood Oil" also known as "Tung Oil" This natural oil is extracted from nuts, similar in size to a Brazil nut which grow on certain species of trees found mainly in China and some areas of South America. 
The special ingredients allow Rustin’s Danish Oil to penetrate deep into all types of timbers, drying to a hard durable and water resistant seal. The ideal oil to bring out the beauty of all timbers and give a natural low lustre finish to all types of furniture, woodwork, woodturnings & woodcarvings.