Contemporary, unique, custom-made artistic furniture.

Lovingly hand-crafted by artisan furniture maker and designer, Paul Harding-Browne

Introducing, Paul Harding Browne

Christchurch furniture designer Paul Harding-Browne creates unique and artistic furniture from his Christchurch studio. Each piece is lovingly handcrafted and evolves as it is constructed.

As a highly experienced furniture maker, and owner of No Boundaries Furniture (www.noboundariesfurniture.co.nz), Paul combines the best of old and new woodworking techniques to create furniture artworks.

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Paul's Design Portfolio

Below are just some of the examples of Paul's artistic furniture pieces.

The Fan Table

The Fan Table Te Ripanga Kai

  •  has  over 300 individually crafted pieces of wooden pieces joined together giving the effect of flowing water.
  • the wood cascades down at each end of the coffee table.
  • The design also resembles a hand-held fan, hence the name: The Fan Table Te Ripanga Kai.
  • The beauty of the natural American White Ash woodgrain is very appealing giving that down-to earth, close to nature, hygee feel to a room.
  • Very solid construction techniques have been used  such as mortise and tenon joints ensuring  that it is built to last.
  • is definitely a talking piece
  • is for the  buyer who appreciates having  unique one-off design and quality together in the same design
  • is available from  our online shop at the link below that will take you to our shop on our other website:

https://www.noboundariesfurniture.co.nz/for-sale/

Contact Paul if you would like to commission your own choice of design.

Double Spiral deck chair

Double Seated Spiral Deckchair

  • an unusual, but very romantic commissioned design.
  • an engaged client asked for a wedding gift to be made for her husband to be, from  a picture that she had found on the internet.
  • seats are beside each other but facing different directions, so they can chat while resting in the sun.
  • The spiral is a symbol of two  lives coming together as one.
  • Kwila wood was used to ensure that the chair would endure outside weather conditions.
  • Extra wooden support was needed as Kwila is a heavy wood
  • very solid contruction techniques were needed to make sure it all held  together despite the pressure from gravity.

 

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Out of the Ashes I Roto I  Nga Pungarehu

 
  • is a table that defies gravity as the integrated pieces of over 120 pieces of natural wood
  • gives the effect of flowing water.
  • is eye catching
  • has to be seen to fully appreciate the beauty of the solid White Ash Wood.
  • Stands at a height of 95cm and a width of 84cm
  • makes a stunning entrance to table in a home, business, government building or lobby.

Out of the Ashes I Roto I  Nga Pungarehu is available from our online shop at the link  below:  https://www.noboundariesfurniture.co.nz/for-sale/

Contact Paul if you would like to commission your own choice of design.

 

 

Stairway to Heaven
Stairway to Heaven

Stairway to Heaven Lamp Nekehana ki te rangi

  • is part of collection of lamps titled The Climb that were made during the Canterbury earthquakes of 2011/2012 and its aftermath.
  • represent the tenacity and creativity and  long journey  of Christchurch residents as they began to put their lives and city back together.
  • Stands at an impressive 2.33m tall
  • makes a striking natural wood lighting feature for a living room or hotel or government or business lobby, restaurant or function room
  • has been crafted using mortise and tenon joins giving it strength that will is built to last
  • makes an interesting talking point by day
  • really comes to life at night with contrasting light and a double wooden staircase design twisting its way up towards the ceiling
  • has been handcrafted from  over 200 pieces of American White Ash natural wood
  • comes with an easy to use, attractive remote that gives options  of    multi-coloured  or  white LEDs
  • can also be activated  to flash on and off in time with any music that is playing in the room
  • is be dimmed to create the right lighting for the  occasion that you are having.

Stairway to Heaven Lamp Nekehana ki te rangi is available from our online shop on our other website  at the link below:

https://www.noboundariesfurniture.co.nz/for-sale/

Contact Paul if you would like to commission your own choice of design

Spiral of Light

Spiral of Light - Tōrino o te mārama 

  • is part of collection of lamps titled The Climb that were made during the Canterbury earthquakes of 2011/2012 and its aftermath.
  • They represent the tenacity and creativity and long journey  of Christchurch residents as they began to put their lives and city back together.
  • is hand crafted
  • made of American White Ash a sustainable wood
  • is made from  beautiful wood offcuts that have been redeemed from a  landfill ending
  • is 1.6 metres tall.
  • makes a striking lighting feature for a living room or for a hotel  or government or business lobby, restaurant or function room.
  • has been crafted using mortise and tenon joins giving it a  strength that is built to last.
  • makes an interesting talking point by day
  • really comes to life at night with contrasting light and wood patterns.
  • the LED lights are dimmable in order the create the right mood
  • is available  from our online shop at the link below that will take you to the shop on our other website:

https://www.noboundariesfurniture.co.nz/for-sale/

Contact Paul if you would like to commission your own choice of design

 

Yellow and Blue Wisp Lamp

Wisp Lamps 

  • is part of collection of lamps titled The Climb that were made during the Canterbury earthquakes of 2011/2012 and its aftermath.
  • They represent the tenacity and creativity and long journey  of Christchurch residents as they began to put their lives and city back together.
  •  have been created as an alternative to the large lamps.
  • sit easily in a living room, or bedroom
  • add an artistic flair to your decorating  can be  oiled or stained (or even painted)  in the colour of your choice.
  • natural warm wood grains   give a hygee feel to your environment.
  •  range from 80cm to 98cm tall
  • have full colour LED dimmable lighting.
  • comes with a remote setting to music activate the lamp  so you can have it turning on and off in rhythm with your favourite tunes.
  • Each one is individually handcrafted and no two lamps are identical.
  • a great original, locally made, environmentally gift option.

 

Wisp lamps are available  from our online shop at the link below which will take you to our shop on our other website:

https://www.noboundariesfurniture.co.nz/for-sale/