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Bungendore Wood Works Gallery

22 Malbon St, Bungendore, New South Wales 2621, Australia
+61 2 6238 1682
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Beautiful craftsmanship

It is well worth the stop to look at the beautiful craftsmanship of the works on display in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Canberrascooter
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Canberra
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An amazing display of projects utilising Australian timbers

I have never seen such a variety of wood projects before. Craftsmen from every Australian state had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fred M
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Trigg, Australia
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Bungendore Wood Works Gallery specialises in exhibiting and promoting Australian made wood art, sculpture, craft and contemporary furniture of a very high standard from the country's foremost designer/makers in wood. We take pride in showcasing the skill and art of Australia's wood workers and the varied richness and beauty of our native timbers. We also exhibit fine arts from leading artists from every state and territory that range from Blake and Wynne prize-winning artists to ACT, Canberra and Bungendore regional artists. The Gallery is a multi-tourism award winning attraction open every day except Christmas day. The Gallery is situated just 30 minutes by road from Canberra, Australia's National Capital. Bungendore Wood Works Gallery's long-term commitment to an alliance of Tourism with the Arts has created an authentic tourism experience, attracting 120,000 visitors a year.
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22 Malbon St, Bungendore, New South Wales 2621, Australia
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22 Malbon St, Bungendore, New South Wales 2621, Australia
+61 2 6238 1682
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is well worth the stop to look at the beautiful craftsmanship of the works on display in the Bungendore Wood Works Gallery. Many quirky pieces are a surprise and so well crafted. So many outstanding pieces.More

Thank Canberrascooter
DSMdesign, Owner at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Canberrascxooter for your good comments about he Gallery and the "quirky pieces" that were a surprise for you. You never know where a woodworker's making will go to, but as long as it is well made, and appear worth the price to the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never seen such a variety of wood projects before. Craftsmen from every Australian state had their superb work on display.. The beauty of our national timbers was there for all to witness. Coming from WA I was impressed to see samples of our...More

Thank Fred M
DSMdesign, Owner at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you, Fred, for capturing what we are on about in so few well chosen words. Jarrah is a favourite timber of mine. You know where you stand with Jarrah when working it.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The timber objects and artworks in this gallery are truely superb. The staff are very helpful and full of information.

Thank HeyJude49
DSMdesign, Owner at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you, HeyJude, for mentioning our helpful staff. They are so important to what we do in this gallery. I have printed your message out for them to read.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again, simply blown away at the talent of some really artistic people...how lucky they are to have these skills. The wooden articles were fantastic and some of the larger pieces just amazing. I am so envious. I purchased a small piece to add to...More

Thank autumn19
DSMdesign, Owner at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you, autumn19, for your sincere appreciation of the BWW Gallery, and our makers, and especially your kind words our "young lady at the counter who was extremely pleasant and helpful . . ." I will pass on your appreciation . . .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love great timber. I particularly like craftspeople who can turn great timber into great pieces. At this display you will find the best in the art of timber - fascinating and superb timber furniture, works of art and handy timber nick nacks. Make sure...More

Thank Willfish101
DSMdesign, Owner at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Willfish101, Its great to be appreciated, especially by one who loves great timber and excellent making. That's what we are all about. Now in our 35th year, we still say, as we did in 1983, "We wish to provide a place for woodworkers to...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

No trip to Canberra or surrounds is complete without a trip to Bungendore Woodworks and the Fine Art Shop across the road as well. It was twenty three years since I was there and purchased an item then and did so this time as well....More

Thank Barry P
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I visited recently with a word working retired craftsman and he was in heaven. The rest of us can admire the skill but soon realise we can't afford it. But then maybe just 1 beautiful hand made piece in our lives is affordable ? A...More

Thank ChapmanCanberra
DSMdesign, Owner at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Very nice comments. Thank you so much. Wood galleries have diminished over the years, and with on-line purchasing all galleries are struggling to be places for designers, makers and artists to show their skills and works. DSMdesign

Reviewed 11 November 2017

Outstanding selection of wooden pieces. Cabinets, tables, Jewelry boxes and even clocks. I'm glad that I had the chance to see these beautiful pieces of art. Very inspirational. I hope that one day, I will be able to make things a fraction as well as...More

Thank CaptainAaron
DSMdesign, Owner at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thanks for your appreciative review of the gallery. It takes an appreciative audience for any gallery to sustain morale and it takes purchasers to let galleries thrive. See you next time, DSMdesign

Reviewed 23 October 2017

The workmanship was amazing. Could have spent all day browsing. prices ranged from very expensive to reasonable which caters for all budgets & tastes.

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

A great place to visit whether you want to buy or not. It is amazing what people can do with a 'piece' of wood. Prices range from reasonable to very expensive , so something for everyone. Anyone visiting Bungendore- have a look/see. There is no...More

Thank Jenni D
DSMdesign, Owner at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you Jenni for a nicely balanced review. "Something for everyone" and "no pressure to buy" are nice take away messages for our gallery. David Mac Laren Director and Designer Maker in Wood

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