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That will do them, surely….. #mockup #geometrichandrailing #convolute #madeinsydney #waynemavin #joinery #handmade

By April 28, 2017 Comments Off on That will do them, surely….. #mockup #geometrichandrailing #convolute #madeinsydney #waynemavin #joinery #handmade


Working through this mockup this morning. I'm just going to bring the scroll into the square to give them a picture of what it's going to look like in elevation. I have left the small bend full in thickness so I can blend in the falling line #mockup #geometrichandrailing #handmade #waynemavin #madeinsydney #joinery

By April 27, 2017 Comments Off on Working through this mockup this morning. I'm just going to bring the scroll into the square to give them a picture of what it's going to look like in elevation. I have left the small bend full in thickness so I can blend in the falling line #mockup #geometrichandrailing #handmade #waynemavin #madeinsydney #joinery


Finally back onto the walnut geometric handrail. This is the scroll shank setout for the wreathed section. I've been asked to make a mock-up of the scroll to make it a little clearer for the uninitiated…. #geometrichandrailing #joinery #waynemavin #madeinsydney #joiner #handdrawn

By April 27, 2017 Comments Off on Finally back onto the walnut geometric handrail. This is the scroll shank setout for the wreathed section. I've been asked to make a mock-up of the scroll to make it a little clearer for the uninitiated…. #geometrichandrailing #joinery #waynemavin #madeinsydney #joiner #handdrawn


I'm now where I wanted to be yesterday afternoon with the screen door complete. A little bit of scribing involved but it came up a treat I reckon, a shame it will be painted #doormaking #commonwealthheritage #thelodge #waynemavin #acaciamelanoxylon #joinery #madeinsydney

By April 25, 2017 Comments Off on I'm now where I wanted to be yesterday afternoon with the screen door complete. A little bit of scribing involved but it came up a treat I reckon, a shame it will be painted #doormaking #commonwealthheritage #thelodge #waynemavin #acaciamelanoxylon #joinery #madeinsydney


Welcome to Wayne Mavin & Co.

By February 2, 2015 Comments Off on Welcome to Wayne Mavin & Co.

Welcome to my new website. I thought I would include a blog on this site to give me somewhere to share a background story on some of the work I do and the projects I get involved in. It may be something of historical interest; an interesting and sentimental choice… Read More »


Sydney Doorway

By February 2, 2015 Comments Off on Sydney Doorway

A doorway I built last year here in Sydney. All Australian cedar, polished interior. The frame was set out as an oval using two different radii from three centres for each rail and glazing bar.


Great Little Book

By February 2, 2015 Comments Off on Great Little Book

A great little book recommended from a fellow stair maker and handrailer.