A love for design…

Natural Edge Framing and Photography is based in the Margaret River regional town of Cowaramup.  Our team has a passion for the area’s celebrated natural timbers and especially frame design.  We started from an interest in framing photography using discarded timbers and wanted to continue this with the aim of sustainable recycling. This is our number one priority.

Our main source of timbers come from local mills that would normally dispose of log face cuts to land fill.   However, we also search high and low for other materials, including old cattle yards, beach driftwood and discarded timbers from demolitions.  Accessing ‘waste’ such as this and re using 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

We also get requests from artists for framing....above is an image by Nancy Tost at the Vintage Beards exhibition at Xanadu winery earlier this year.   Bark edge pieces won't always reveal their secrets until the timber is sawn & dressed and the end result...

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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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