A female cabinetmaker has been named one of the industry’s best local apprentices, leaving one of her industry leaders “thrilled”. Claire O’Callaghan, who works for Tenon Joinery, won best third-year apprentice at this year’s Gordon Cabinetmaking Apprenticeship Awards in Geelong last Friday. Now in its second year, the awards aim to recognise the best cabinetmaking…

2019 ICM Geelong polytec Award Winners When it comes to finding a good cabinetmaker and related suppliers, Independent Cabinetmakers (ICM) Geelong makes it easy. ICM Geelong is a collaboration of quality cabinetmakers and related suppliers in the Geelong region dedicated to promoting the work of local cabinetmakers. The group encourages people to support local businesses…

Encouraging up and coming talent Independent Cabinetmakers Geelong has recognised the best apprentices in our region in the Gordon Cabinetmaking Apprenticeship Awards. “As a group we are on a mission to encourage school leavers to consider cabinetmaking as a viable career,” says Windsor Kitchens owner and ICM Geelong Vice President, Peter Hammond. ICM Geelong is…

We recently interviewed ICM Geelong ‘Sponsor of the Month’, Cabinetmakers Choice.  There’s so many aspects to this business, all tailored to help you with your home improvement cabinetry projects. Really, Cabinetmakers Choice is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all cabinetry supplies. Can you tell us about Cabinetmakers Choice? Cabinetmakers Choice is a DIY cabinets and trade wholesaler…

Cal Stewart, The Red Bird, shares her tips on Feng Shui for the Kitchen. They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, and the Chinese do believe the kitchen is one of the most important rooms in their homes. Often shrouded in mystery and superstitions, Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese art of…

Over generations ‘the kitchen’ has maintained its position as the centre of family life, it’s just that now, we expect so much more of it. Libby Gumley from Design Inside explains. The kitchen. It’s the busiest room in our home and has truly become the most expensive, and on those grounds, it’s so important to…

Over drinks and the most delicious canapes, cabinetmakers, interior designers, suppliers and others in the industry enjoyed the Independent Cabinet Makers annual Trade Night. Held at Geelong’s E & S Trading with support from ASKO Australia, the evening kicked off with canapes prepared by the chef’s at ASKO. The guest panel, hosted by Rob Sinclair…

Interior Designer, Aimee Wheate teams up with ICM Geelong member, Cabinetmaker, Scott Smith from SCLK. The result, this stunning Surf Coast home. I have consulted on many fascinating projects over the years but none more gratifying than this Surf Coast property, completed early 2016. I happened to cross paths with this client – who I…

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