A love for design…

Natural Edge Framing and Photography is based in the regional town of Cowaramup Western Australia.  It is an area famous for its celebrated timbers and natural beautiful.  As a result, it is the perfect place to gain endless inspiration.  What began from an interest in timber framing has grown into a passion for rustic design.  We use discarded timber odd cuts which continues a frame design much loved over time.  Above all though, our frame designs embody our aim of sustainable recycling. Our wish is to reuse and add value – it is our number one priority.

Our main source of timbers come from local mills. We buy the log face and off cuts that is normally disposed to land fill.   However, we also search high and low for other materials, including old cattle yards, beach driftwood and discarded timbers from demolitions etc.  Accessing ‘waste’ such as this and reusing it to create pieces of beauty fulfils the vision we have for our business.

We work to design and create pieces that encompass our shared interests in framing and photography to showcase Western Australia’s speciality timbers.  There are wonderful rewards that come with sanding back a length of weathered or rough sawn timber to reveal its beautiful grain. Grain and texture that is still sound underneath. Combining the evolving frame with a photograph or artwork that is complimentary completes the process. We truely love what we do…

Click on the posts below to read our blogs on recent activities, projects and commissions.

Inspiration Photo Chat

Inspiration Photo Chat

Lets chat about inspiration This is a blog about new photographic ideas and techniques, post production and inspiration. 

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The Workshop

The Workshop

Our workshop, what we do and how we do it. To the uninitiated, what might be an old piece of discarded timber will often reveal perfectly sound and beautifully grained timber ready just right for a frame.  These are the stories from our workshop.      ...

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It’s all about the design

It’s all about the design

  Natural Edge offers framing design for all tastes and desires.    It's all about the design is one of our major philosophies. You only have to look at the endless framing ideas on-line competing for attention.  While we are natural or 'live' edge framing...

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Market Day

Market Day

Market day brings the perfect opportunity to present our wares. This is our market stall at the Foreshore Markets in Signal Park near the Busselton waterfront, 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday 8am-12pm.   We also have a market day at the Rotary markets in Busselton on the...

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