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Quality

SA owned & operated

For nearly fifty years, we have been designing and making furniture from solid timbers. We began in a farm shed in 1972 when our father, John Pfitzner, decided he had seen enough poorly made, disposable furniture. Our furniture is now available through our Norwood store and our factory showroom in Littlehampton. We’re a true South Australian family business, owned and operated by brothers Andrew and David, and our sister Belinda manages the Norwood store. Together we develop the designs and manage every aspect of the product design and quality.

Plus, since 1999, Pfitzner has been home to Adelaide’s largest range of luxury Norwegian Stressless comfort recliners and sofas, and we’re also the destination for premium outdoor furniture from internationally respected garden furniture brands such as Vincent Shephard, Cotswold, & Roolf.

Quality that lasts

If you look underneath or inside the top drawer of any piece of Pfitzner Furniture, you’ll find our original logo. This is now our Guarantee of Quality seal. We like to think that decades, and possibly even centuries – from now, your family will still be enjoying our furniture.

And we keep our focus on practicality. If there is a drawer, we make sure it’s big enough to be useful. If it is a dining table for six, it means six people can dine comfortably without banging elbows. Or an entertainment unit, we design and make it to suit your components and media, so you won’t have to store your vinyl records in a milk crate. And if it is one of our beautiful beds, there are no sharp edges to catch your fingers on when you tuck in the sheets.

Individually handcrafted

You can’t beat the old ways of individually ‘bench-making’ furniture. Each of our craftsmen works on just one piece at a time, whether an entertainment unit, a table or an armchair, and gives it their full attention ensuring perfection from start to finish.

Using time proven traditional methods like mortise and tenon joints and dovetail drawers, our eye-catching designs are hand-carved and hand-finished; contrasting timbers are used for borders and inlays. The details are precise, balanced and elegant, setting them apart from those of mass-produced items.

Structural 10 year guarantee

From our family to yours. All Pfitzner hardwood furniture comes with a written 10-year structural guarantee. So you can take comfort and enjoy your beautiful furniture with peace of mind that if there is a problem, we will fix it. And that is why our furniture becomes family heirloom pieces, enjoyed for generations.

Some of the features that make our furniture better include:

Kiln dried timber with a max moisture content of 10%.
Prevents the later warping of tabletops and doors.

All surfaces sanded and sealed inside and out.
Giving a perfect all-over finish and reducing warping.

Mortice and tenon joints to chairs and tables.
Offers strength and durability at stress points.

Screwed and glued braces to underside of chairs.
Offers extra support and strength.

Unique screw-slots to extension tabletops.
Allows timber to move seasonally, reduces warping and ensures extension always fits.

Precisely measured expansion gaps to table aprons.
Allows for acceptable shrinkage and ensures a gapless tabletop.

Table legs and columns with screwed metal straps and cross-matched timber grain.
Strengthens and supports critical load bearing joints.

Dovetail joints on drawers.
Offers traditional good looks and durability.

Fully extendable and locking ball bearing runners to drawers.
Reach the back of the drawer without it falling out.

Hand rubbed stains.
Custom colour finish for every timber choice.

Long lasting 2-pac lacquer finish.
Excellent heat, alcohol and scratch resistance, needs no waxing or polishing.

Tables and chairs tested to ISO7173/7174 International standards of construction.
Furniture is built to last.

Written 10-year structural guarantee on all hardwood furniture.
Peace of mind that if there is a problem, we will fix it.

100% Australian made.
Copy it, replace it, or make a complementary piece with ease.

Accredited supplier to corporate, government and hospitality.
Furniture which has passed the toughest test.

Won multiple FIAA state and national Australian Furniture Design awards.
Design and manufacturing excellence.

 

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