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Andrew’s Metalworking Workshop

Imagine if you had space to focus on your hobby, without distractions. Space to perfect your work. To fine-tune details. Spread all your tools & materials out, and not have to pack them away.   The luxury of closing the door at the end of the day, knowing you can return to your workshop and… Click here to read on




How to create a backyard bar | Melwood Cabanas Garden Rooms Sydney

Backyard bars are on the rise. Create your own with these 5 easy steps.

Backyard Bars are quickly taking off as the newest (and coolest) trend in outdoor living.
How to create a Backyard Bar in 5 easy steps.




From the Archives: An Art Studio for renowned Australian Artist Keith Looby

Taking a look through the Archives at our Head Office recently, we came across a fascinating #melwoodartstudio from the early 90’s.  It was the art studio we created for Renowned Australian Artist Keith Looby! #honoured Keith, who won the Archibald Prize in 1984 for his portrait of Max Gillies, is famous for his multi-layered painting style,… Click here to read on




Got a Heritage-Listed property? You need to read this

Owning a heritage-listed property is a wonderful thing. Your property is a piece of history – representing a time gone by. That often means that it is also in need of a little TLC.    One of the biggest frustrations for heritage property owners are the limitations put on improving the property. In order to… Click here to read on




5 Multi-purpose Studios that Changed Lives

Multi-purpose studios change lives.    👉They transform dead space into valuable space, 👉They free up space inside your home, and 👉They make property value go up like a helium balloon. (Woohoo!)   You’re probably thinking Yes Please Especially if you live in Sydney. Amiright?   In the name of Inspiration, here are 5 multipurpose studios that changed… Click here to read on




Do I need a Concrete Slab for my Garden Room?

One of the most common questions we’re asked is “Do I need a concrete slab for my Garden Room?”. The good news is, most Melwood Garden Rooms don’t require a concrete slab!  Unless you’re using the garden room for exceptionally heavy machinery or equipment, a raised timber floor is the recommended choice.    What is… Click here to read on




How to Choose the right Garden Room for Your Property

A garden room is a property investment. Selected carefully, and built to last, it will be enjoyed by your family for years to come. To ensure the design is spot on, you need to get its position, size and look just right. Here’s how:   1. Find the perfect spot Garden rooms can be positioned… Click here to read on




How small businesses can save tax by purchasing assets

Did you know you could save tax by purchasing assets for your small business this year? If you buy an asset and it costs less than $20,000, you can immediately deduct the business portion in your tax return.   Who is eligible? The ATO states that you are eligible if: you have a turnover of… Click here to read on




Studios for Small Backyards

So you’d really love a studio for your property, but your backyard is on the smaller size?  Good news. You can get a custom-made studio that will suit your small backyard! Scroll down to find out about Small Studios, and how to get one on your property!     Small Studio Designs Most Melwood designs… Click here to read on




More than just a garden room

A garden room doesn’t just have to be a place to store unused tools or furniture – it can be an oriental tea-house, a dedicated music room or even a pottery studio! Recent years have seen a boom in stylish garden rooms. Fitted with all the modern comforts, these outdoor structures become a place to… Click here to read on