With ten years
of experience making furniture and joinery in Melbourne and Japan, Hugh decided
to develop some products for his own home which had decorative and practical
These pieces, including
tables, chairs and storage became the range from which H.McC. was established.
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Hugh’s furniture aims to bring comfort to a space and celebrates the
natural look and feel of timber. Nothing is over-embellished. All details have
been considered and have purpose.
Every H.McC. piece is made by Hugh in his Blackburn workshop using hand tools
and industrial machinery, utilising traditional wood joints and natural hard
wax oils selected to wear well over time. There is no middleman, stockpile or factory
production line, the furniture is always made-to-order allowing Hugh to customise
the size, timber species and colours to suit your needs.
Whilst the H.McC range continues to evolve, Hugh’s values remain unchanged:
making useful, sturdy products that will serve you for a long time.
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