Furniture

  • The Hollis Stools

    The Hollis Stools

    These stools have been hand made using recycled Messmate timber. A number of pieces of timber are laminated into a block using premium resin glues and once dried they are professionally hand turned by one of Melbourne’s leading wood turners. They have a number of uses from seating to side tables. They make a useful addition to a bathroom or a stool to stand on.

    Type of Timber
    Recycled Messmate.

    Finish/Colour
    3 x coats clear 2-Pac lacquer. 0% gloss. Non-toxic & Non-yellowing.

    Dimensions
    (W) 300-400mm (H) 500mm

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  • Trestle Tapered Leg Table

    Trestle Tapered Leg Table

    This simple, yet cleverly designed table will seat 8 people. The solid timber legs have been tapered and carefully splayed on a 17deg angle making it very comfortable to sit at. The table top is 20mm thick and each piece of timber comprising the top has been meticulously hand chosen. The timber rails attaching the legs have been fully half housed ensuring optimal strength.

    Dimensions
    (L) 2200mm x (W) 1000mm x (H) 750mm

    Type of Timber
    Imported F.S.C. Certified American Walnut.

    Type of Joinery
    Floating tenons, half housing and half housing.

    Finish/Colour
    3 x coats 2 – Pack (clear lacquer).

    Notes: The design lends itself beautifully to any Art Deco or Scandinavian style.

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  • The Yasmine Dining Table

    The Yasmine Dining Table

    This stunning dining table suits a large open plan living area with lots of natural textures, light and space. This contemporary design is super comfortable to sit around and being quite wide additional diners can be seated both ends. Durable finish that’s made for large family gatherings. Slight curved edges make it much safer for little people’s heads!

    Type of Timber
    Recycled Messmate. (Backsawn 280mm wide boards)

    Dimensions
    (L) 3000mm x (W) 1250mm x (H) 750mm

    Finish/Colour
    2 x coats clear 2-Pac lacquer. Hand Wax. Non-yellowing & Non-toxic.

    Type of Joinery
    Mitre joints. Floating tenons. Biscuit joins.

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  • Curved Bedroom Suite

    Curved Bedroom Suite

    Designed by Christian and manufactured by Christian Cole Furniture this beautiful and practical bedroom suite won 1st Prize at the Australian Furniture Association awards. It was also chosen by Furniture International as “The Best of the Best”.

    Dimensions
    Available in all bed sizes.

    Type of Joinery
    Constructed using 30mm thick solid timber, curved finger joins. The drawers are fitted with premium quality push release drawer runners. All natural gum pockets, often have been filled with clear resin.

    Finish/Colour
    3 coats clear lacquer (0% gloss). Hand buffered wax. Other finishes available.

    Type of Timber
    Imported American Walnut. Available in a variety of timbers.

    Notes: The curves on these pieces are achieved using a technique pioneered by Christian Cole Furniture. The results speak for themselves.

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  • Round Butcher’s Block Coffee Table

    Round Butcher’s Block Coffee Table

    The timber, very old hanging beams, was retrieved from a demolished factory. The top of the table beautifully displays the end grain of the timber exhibiting the growth rings of each piece of wood. One of Melbourne’s finest wood turners has turned the shape.

    Dimensions:
    (Diam) 900mm x (H) 450mm

    Finish/Colour:
    Hand applied soap finish.

    Type of Timber:
    Recycled Oregon. Available in a variety of timbers. American Walnut featured.

    Notes: This butcher block table was stolen from the showroom by my wife and is now in our lounge room! We can however make them to order.

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  • The Longstaff Bedside Tables

    The Longstaff Bedside Tables

    This design was a collaboration between Mark and Christian. Featuring mid-century soft curves these bedside tables could also be used as an occasional table. Hand inlayed Ebony timber feature in the drawer fronts and legs. Natural timber drawer runners.

    Type of Timber
    Imported FSC Certified American Oak. Black Ebony.

    Type of Joinery
    Mortise and Tenon. Drawers – Dovetail joins. Floating tenons.

    Finish/Colour
    3 x coats clear 2-Pac lacquer (0% gloss)

    Dimensions
    (W) 500mm (D) 500mm (H) 600mm

    Notes: Ebony is a dense black/brown hardwood. It’s very rare and the Ebony featured in theses bedsides is hundreds of years old.

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  • Solid Messmate Curved Bedside Table

    Solid Messmate Curved Bedside Table

    Designed and hand made by Christian Cole Furniture. This curved joinery technique is unique to our company. Handles have been hand made using Fossilised Red Gum timber.

    Dimensions

    (L) 550 mm x (W) 500 mm x (H) 650 mm

    Type of Timber

    Recycled Messmate.

    Type of Joinery

    Dovetail drawers with soft close Blum drawer runners. Solid timber and curved finger joints.

    Finish/Colour

    3 x coats clear 2 -pac acrylic (non-toxic and non-yellowing)

    Notes: The drawers in these tables are fitted with premium quality Blum push catch drawer runners. The drawers feature dovetail joins and are made from solid timber.

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  • Mitred Bedsides As Featured On The Block Channel 9

    Mitred Bedsides As Featured On The Block Channel 9

    The restrained design of this bedside table is elegant and timeless. This simple design lends itself to any style home. The white wash finish adds to the understated sophistication of this table. It is extremely practical and provides much needed storage. We loved this design by Deanne Jolly contestant on Channel Nine’s The Block.

    Dimensions
    (L) 500mm x (W) 5000mm x (H) 600mm

    Type of Timber
    American Oak. Available in a variety of timbers.

    Finish/Colour
    White wash finish. 3 x coats clear 2-pac acrylic finish. (non-toxic and non-yellowing).

    Type of Joinery
    Tenon mitre joints. Dovetails. Floating tenons.

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  • Mitred Bedside Tables

    Mitred Bedside Tables

    Mitred timber bedside tables. An extremely simple design that blends with the décor of any home. The boards have been joined, cut and Mitred on an angle creating a “waterfall” effect to accentuate the beauty of the grain.

    Dimensions
    (W) 500mm x (L) 450mm (H) 600mm

    Type of Timber
    Recycled Messmate. (Available in a variety of timbers).

    Type of Joinery
    Mortice and tenon, dovetail, Mitred edging with Tenons.

    Finish/Colour
    3 x coats, 2-pac clear acrylic finish. (0% gloss). Swedish product. (non-yellowing and non-toxic)

    Notes:  2 x drawers provides additional storage. Solid timber drawers fitted with premium quality Blum push catch drawer runners.

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  • Traditional American Oak Bedside Tables

    Traditional American Oak Bedside Tables

    Designed for a more traditional style home. The bull nosed edges and hand cut beading on both the top and kicker add to the character.
    The drawers are made from solid timber dovetail joins and Blum soft closing drawer runners.
    Handles can be selected from a large range of suppliers.

    Dimensions
    (L) 650mm x (W) 650mm x (H) 500mm

    Finish/Colour
    3 x coats clear 2 Pack Lacquer. Oil finish is available. Staining is available.

    Type of Joinery
    Soft close blum runners and dovetail solid drawers. Mitred skirting.

    Type of Timber
    Imported F.S.C. Certified American Oak. Available in a variety of timbers.

    Notes: The light stain accentuates the consistent grain flow seen in American Oak timber.

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  • The Grand Timber Bed

    The Grand Timber Bed

    This stunning setting has been crafted using sustainably grown and imported American Oak timber. The grain is consistent and the colour lends itself to any interior style. Very classical and timeless in design. This design is available in a variety of timbers.

    Dimensions
    King Size. (Available in Queen size.)

    Type of Timber
    American Oak. F.S.C. Certified. Avaiiable in a range of timbers.

    Type of Joinery
    35 – 40mm thick solid timber throughout the entire bed. 130mm wide platform.

    Finish/Colour
    Hand oiled with Livos Oil. Alternatively 3 x coats clear non-toxic lacquer.

    Notes: Legs set in to create illusion of floating. Mitred corners and floating tenons. No stubbing toes or hitting shins!

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  • Heritage

    Heritage

    Designed for the more traditional style home this bed is available in a variety of timbers.
    Sleep in traditional luxury!

    Dimensions
    The bed featured is King size. This design is available in all timber bed sizes.

    Type of Timber
    Reclaimed Murray River Red Gum. Available in a variety of timbers.

    Finish/Colour
    3 x coats clear lacquer (20% gloss). Hand buffered wax.

    Type of Timber
    A number of traditional furniture making techniques used in the construction of this piece. Solid timber throughout, a great deal of detail including hand beading. All natural features in timber have been filled with clear resin preserving the timber’s

    Notes: Solid timber slats featuring pre-drilled, sunken & arised holes for screws. (preventing mattress damage). Solid timber posts and construction using traditional methods of joinery. The timber used in this bed originated from a dead tree blown over during high gust winds in a storm.

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Custom Timber Furniture

Explore the artisanal skills of renowned furniture maker in Melbourne, Christian Cole. From timeless pieces to bespoke designs, experience craftsmanship at its finest in the heart of Melbourne.

Each piece is meticulously crafted, blending traditional techniques with modern design sensibilities. Elevate your space with unique, handcrafted pieces that reflect your style and personality. Whether you’re seeking a statement dining table, a cozy coffee table, or elegant bedroom furniture, Christian Cole offers tailored solutions to suit your needs. Experience the beauty and durability of natural timber, expertly transformed into functional works of art that will enhance your home for years to come.

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