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LOOKING FOR A MASTER CRAFTSMAN FOR YOUR NEXT CABINETRY PROJECT?

HIGH QUALITY CABINETRY FOR YOUR HOME

Cabinetry plays a starring role in all modern designs and renovations – and can represent a huge part of your budget. As one of the first things people see when they step into your home, cabinetry has to be done right.

Three considerations​

  1. How do you achieve the unique look and style you want while remaining within your planned spend?
  2. Is it worth doing DIY plans without any of the necessary renovations or design experience?
  3. If you’ve already engaged an architect or interior designer to work on your plans, how do you find a cabinet maker you can trust?

A LEGACY OF SUCCESS

Legacy of the Antipodes – formerly known as MullumJoinery – is a cabinetry maker with unique industry experience. As master craftsmen in fully customised cabinetry for kitchens, home offices, laundry and wardrobes, we service Byron Bay and beyond. Our passion is to partner with homeowners, renovators and industry professionals on high-quality projects. We also specialise in complex designs.

Why choose us

HANDCRAFTED

All cabinets intricately designed and manufactured by our master craftsman Laurent Le Pochat

VALUE-ADD

We offer all-in-one architectural, interior design and cabinetry making services you can afford

QUALITY

Delivering luxury, beauty and functionality to your home – not to mention peace of mind

FLOOD RESILIENT​

Upgrade to our signature designs that make flood-resilient cabinetry look attractive in a residential or retail setting

MORE ON LAURENT, YOUR MASTER CRAFTSMAN

Laurent Le Pochat is a French-born cabinetry maker of the highest order. It’s not surprising given he studied at the prestigious Les Compagnons du Devoir, a sacred and prestigious trade university for artisans dating back to the Middle Ages in France (there’s no Australian equivalent)! Armed with a Masters degree in furniture making and finesse in both traditional and modern techniques, Laurent is known for creating beautifully crafted cabinetry pieces.

With Laurent as your formally trained master craftsman, you will be offered: 

  • client-facing consultation and a collaborative approach
  • the right balance between meeting your goals, finding the right aesthetics and staying on budget
  • the ability to take on the most challenging designs (such as curves, round arches and other complicated shapes)
  • recommendations on innovative materials and products
Years of Experience
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Cabinetry Projects
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Clients with Multiple Projects
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SELECT THE OPTION BEST SUITED TO YOUR NEEDS …

DESIGNER

FREE

For clients who have already engaged a professional interior designer who has provided full architectural plans, including product specifications. 

Not available with flood-resilient designs. 

  1. Send through your completed professional architectural plans and elevations, including detailed product specifications
  2. We gather pricing for materials and labour to send a proposal 
  3. A 1.5-hour follow-up meeting at our offices with you, your designer, and your builder to finalise any outstanding items
  4. We will visit the site to take precise measurements once the project’s deposit has been paid and get manufacturing underway
Initial Steps

ESSENTIAL

$795 PACKAGE

For clients who have already researched their favourite style and know their basic room measurements.
They now need practical design and layout assistance.

Package fees are redeemable upon confirmation of manufacturing the same project.

  1. You send through your favourite researched style and rough room measurements ready for professional design and layout assistance
  2. We meet for 2 hours at our offices to discuss: budgetary priorities, 1 set of your favourite materials and 1 room layout 
  3. From our offices, we complete any of our outstanding research for materials, pricing and labour to send a proposal
  4. We will send 3D drawings, plans and elevations with measurements for you to keep
  5. We will visit the site to take precise measurements once the project’s deposit has been paid
Initial Steps

PREMIUM

$149 PER HOUR

For clients with more than one idea to discuss or who don’t know where to start.
They need help with all realms of cabinetry: measurements, styling, design, materials selection, and layout. 

This is a minimum 8-hour service.

  1. You provide us with high-level information about your project’s scope and objectives
  2. We travel to meet you onsite to gain a better understanding of your project.
    This is your first opportunity to:
    • Touch and play around with a range of material combinations
    • Discuss the overall budget and list out your priorities to achieve your goals
    • Optimise project layout, so it works for your lifestyle
    • We measure up each room
    • Upon departure, we will provide you with a time estimate for how much outstanding work is required to complete a proposal
  3. From our offices, we complete any of our outstanding research for materials, pricing and labour to send a proposal
  4. We will send 3D drawings, plans and elevations with measurements for you to keep
  5. We will revise any modifications on the phone, via Zoom or email, if required.
  6. You are welcome to arrange a time to review materials at our offices.
Initial Steps

DESIGNER

You have already got professionally completed architectural plans

  1. Send through your completed professional architectural plans and elevations, including detailed product specifications
  2. We gather pricing for materials and labour to send you a proposal
  3. A 1.5-hour follow-up meeting at our offices with you, your designer, and your builder to finalise any outstanding items
  4. We visit the site to take precise measurements once the project deposit has been paid to get your architectural plans and elevations underway

Nothing. This is a free service.

ESSENTIAL

You have got a DIY vision for your space that you need help with

  1. You send through your favourite style and basic room measurements ready for our professional design and layout assistance
  2. We meet for 2 hours at our offices to discuss: budgetary priorities, 1 set of your favourite materials and 1 room layout
  3. Our team completes any outstanding research needed for materials, pricing and labour to create a proposal
  4. We send 3D drawings, plans and elevations with measurements for you to approve
  5. We visit the site to take precise measurements once the project deposit has been paid to bring your cabinetry vision to life

$795 package

Package fees are redeemable upon confirmation of manufacturing the same project.

PREMIUM

You need a cabinetry service that takes the stress out of the whole process

  1. You provide us with high-level information about your project’s scope and objectives
  2. We travel to meet you onsite to gain a better understanding of your project

    This is your first opportunity to:
    • Explore material combinations in a hands-on way
    • Discuss your overall budget, priorities and goals
    • Optimise project layout, design and styling so it works for your lifestyle

    Before leaving, we:
    • Measure each room
    • Provide you with a time estimate for the outstanding work required and a proposal

  3. From our offices, we complete any outstanding research for materials, pricing and labour before sending you a proposal covering all aspects of your cabinetry build
  4. We also send 3D drawings, plans and elevations with measurements for you to approve
  5. We will revise any modifications on the phone, via Zoom or email, if required, before taking our creative collaboration to the manufacturing stage

This is a minimum 8-hour service charged at $149 per hour ($1192+ spend).

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY ABOUT US

We wanted a local joinery company to make and install an unusual bookcase feature in our house. Legacy of the Antipodes did an amazing job. There was complete attention to detail, high-quality work, excellent communication and they delivered exactly what was asked for on time.

Recommend them highly.
Just wanted to say a big thank you for all your hard work on the project. The clients are absolutely stoked and as are we.

I am not sure we would have ended up with such amazing product without your company’s skills.

Look forward to working closely with you guys again next year.
Chris D
Construction Manager, Stehnbuild
We used Legacy of the Antipodes to design, manufacture and install our kitchen. The job was excellent, using quality products with an extremely professional approach listening to our requests and suggesting other options for us to consider.

We would highly recommend them to anyone looking for very professional and skilled tradesmen.
Gail C
FOR MADE-TO-ORDER CABINETRY AND EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE YOU WILL LOVE

FAQ

Once the criteria for the Essentials package have been exhausted, any more time will be charged hourly.

We have formulated this package based on seven years of tested research. We have analysed our clients’ journey from research and development through to quote acceptance for one bespoke designed quality kitchen for the average family home.

We discovered that 90% of clients who have already researched their design and lifestyle needs for their cabinetry would run with their first strong idea because it is the most considered concept.

The purpose of the package is a concise way for our seasoned professionals to take a pragmatic approach to refine your considerations.

If you find this package does not suit your needs, then we recommend selecting the Comprehensive option, where you can allow time to explore more options.

  • Return travel to and from our Mullumbimby workshop
  • Materials selection
  • Room measurements
  • Design layout and spacial planning
  • Research
  • Negotiating the best prices with our suppliers
  • Proposal preparation
  • Other necessary documentation and administration activities

 

Laurent also plays the classical acoustic guitar ;)

Legacy of the Antipodes holds the intellectual property rights to our unique style of flood-resilient cabinets that have been engineered, designed and tested to meet our renowned high standards.

While we can accept input from other design professionals, we expect to spend time researching and verifying the design to ensure it meets our standards.

Suppose you have already engaged with a reputable, experienced professional interior designer or architect. In that case, it is normal for us to receive a set of finalised floor and elevation plans that include measurements and a specified list of materials (product schedule). Each designer’s methodology and scope of works can be different.

If plans are missing details, we may be able to make a provisional price range which will have to be refined further during subsequent consultation time. During peak times, we request you return to your original designer for a complete design; otherwise, your will experience a delay in our process.

PRO TIP: The more detail your designer specifies, the less likely you will find unrealised costs across the entire construction project, not just cabinetry.

Yes, we love working on large projects like commercial shop fitting.

It is essential to ensure that all commercial projects are highly durable as they command higher usage than domestic ones. In addition, food premises need to ensure fit-outs are food-safe compliant.

Both front and back-of-house projects involve more research and are on a larger scale than domestic projects; therefore, we recommend working on the Comprehensive service.

We offer in-house Interior Design services with our Director, Lisa. She can assist with a full-service interior design to round out the room or an entire home.

Laurent will only coordinate the benchtop supply and installation and any in-house metalwork. Lisa sources and manages all other trades under our Interior Design portfolio of services.

Receiving payment confirms your booking.

Essential service payment is due at the time of booking.

Comprehensive service payment is due for the minimum commitment prior to the meeting commencement date.

Any work beyond the scope of the selected service will be charged hourly.

Invoices will be issued weekly, or before if a proposal is ready to be sent.

Designs and proposals are not released until all outstanding invoices are paid in full.

Changes need to be notified in writing via email.

A minimum of two business days’ notice is required for rescheduling meetings. Clients will be sent additional administration fees (10% of the first service payment’s value) will be charged per occurrence.

If the rescheduling notice occurs within two business days before the meeting, 100% of the first service payment’s value will be forfeited.

Cancellations are not permitted once payment has been received.

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