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Our Services & Process

It's not just our joinery that makes us the best cabinet maker in Bulimba and surrounds. Click below to learn why our processes and service ethos put us ahead of the pack.

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Commercial Joinery

Arete Joinery specialises in working with builders and developers wanting commercial joinery fit-outs, be it multi-res, NDIS, or, retail. Click below to find out more.

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Architectural Joinery

We love working with architects and interior designers to bring our clients' bespoke architectural pieces to life. Click below to learn more.

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Single Dwelling Joinery

Clients tell us that meeting in our design and material selection studio really helps give focus and direction to finalising their choices. Click below to see how we work with clients for one-off projects.

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Why Work With Arete Joinery

The Experienced & Trusted Name For Joinery In Bulimba

Arete Joinery is an Australian-owned and operated business, boasting more than 70 years of experience in multi-res joinery, architectural joinery, and commercial joinery, making us the best cabinet makers in Bulimba, Hamilton, Eagle Farm, Seven Hills, and surrounds.

As joinery contractors and fi-out specialists, Arete Joinery understands that our clients value reliability and attention to detail no matter the scope of the project, or size of the budget. We work with builders and developers with a range of needs from entry-point, multi-residential joinery fit-outs to high-end, bespoke finishes; both for single dwellings and commercial installations.

From material selection and joinery design to manufacturing and assembly, all work is undertaken at our local cabinet-making facility conveniently located in Northgate, Brisbane. 

Peace of mind is always a key consideration when selecting a local cabinet maker to partner with, which is why Arete Joinery proudly offers a 5-year warranty for all work. 

Our Services

Custom Joinery Design

Good design sits at the heart of any well-executed project and therefore is the first and some might say most critical step to get right when meeting a client’s brief. Select “Click Here” to find out more about how we can work with you to select finishes and materials that meet your creative vision within budget, and how we go about refining the design in partnership with you to ensure your expectations are understood and met. 

Joinery Manufacturing

Our goal at Arete Joinery is to surprise and delight our clients with our work. This begins in our factory in Northgate, Brisbane where we manufacture and assemble all of our joinery. Follow the link to learn more about our manufacturing, and quality controls or even take a virtual tour through the factory!

Joinery Installation

Well-designed, well-manufactured joinery is only half of the journey. Arete Joinery prides itself on delivering in full and on time for our customers and this starts with great communication from our installation team working with our clients and their teams to ensure that we are on site when needed, everyone has a trouble-free experience and that quality of the finished product is second to none. Select “Click Here” to find out more about the Arete Joinery installation process.

Our Team

Qualified Carpenter & Cabinet Maker in Bulimba

Fred Van Der Walt

Founder / Director

Qualified Cabinet Maker in Bulimba

Alex Ieong


Qualified Cabinet Maker in Newstead

Walter Choo


Qualified Joiners in Bulimba

Débora Goncalves

Office Manager

Qualified Carpenter & Cabinet Maker in Eagle Farm

Lachlan Herrod

Factory Manager

Qualified Shopfitter in Bulimba

David Froome

Specialist Shopfitter

What Our Clients Say

Fred and his team have been a joy to work with. 

As a builder and developer of high end properties in the CBD, we need to know that not only will our product be of the highest quality, but also that it will arrive on time and go in first time. 

Arete Joinery delivers in spades.

John, Builder, Bulimba

We have struggled to find a cabinet maker that has been able to meet our spec on high end projects and whilst also being capable of finding affordable solutions for our commercial multi-residential sites as well. 

We found Arete joinery almost three years ago and we are on to our seventh project together. We can recommend them highly.

Mary, Developer, Ascot

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Our Services & Process

Allow us to take you through our process and explain just what you can expect when you choose to work with us and what makes us the best local cabinet maker for Bulimba, Hawthorne Albion and surrounds.

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