Hand Crafted Natural Indigenous Furniture and Crafts
With its unique rustic character and setting in the tranquil Welbedacht valley just 3kms from Knysna on the famous Garden Route of South Africa, Timber Village is generally recognized as the showcase of the beautiful woods of Knysna's famous forests.We specialise in the manufacture and retail of custom made hardwood furniture. Our range includes coffee tables, TV cabinets, bars, counter tops, dining room suites, bedroom suites, chairs and other custom-made items. The wood used is mainly indigenous to the Knysna area and includes Yellowwood, Blackwood, Stinkwood, Hard Pear, White Pear.
Established in 1985, Timber Village is the home of wood craftsmen who create unique indigenous furniture and woodcraft styled to your individual needs. We cater for domestic and corporate furniture and wood decor requirements, architects, developers and tourists. Products include hand crafted tables and chairs, cabinets, bars, counter tops, doors, beds, bowls, carvings, flooring, wood signs - in fact anything you require in solid woodcraft. And what you can't find in our showroom, can be custom-made to meet your individual needs.
Apart from enjoying the unique opportunity of observing the craftsmen at work, visitors are also enlightened about the important process of sustainable harvesting of indigenous timber and told about the different trees and their uses. School and other groups frequently come to Timber Village for interactive educational outings.
Thanks to a highly competent and creative team of carpenters and craftsmen, Timber Village has gained a reputation as makers of furniture and woodcraft of the finest quality.
The landmark wood sculpture on Knysna's waterfront, entitled "GENESIS" epitomises what Timber Village stands for in terms of uplifting and inspiring woodcraft.
Timber Village is unique in its approach to the creation of indigenous wood products. We embrace a philosophy of individuality: no two items will ever be the same. This means that if you have a need for something unique to your home or office, Timber Village is the place your are looking for.
You can email or phone Jock to discuss your idea. He can then prepare a sketch for you to consider. Alternatively you can email or fax your idea to him. Once you have decided on the design and chosen a wood type, your idea will be converted into a tangible product in our in-house workshop with the option to receive photos of the work in progress.
Alternatively you can come to Timber Village for a truly unique Knysna experience and gain an insight into the beauty of this precious raw material called wood. Here you can browse our showroom or watch our carpenters at work. A highly recommended outing!