Since 2000, Michael has received awards and recognition for his work.



“Out of Woods” Furniture Competition
Claremont Show Grounds
August 2000
Received Highly Commended Award
Hall table, hand carved & shaped from WA Blackbutt

“Out of Woods” Furniture Competition
WA Wood Show
Claremont Showgrounds
August 2001
Winner  “Miscellaneous” Category
“The Dish” – Lamp, hand shaped Marri & spun aluminium shades.

FIAA Awards 2002
Burswood Casino
Student Category – Highly Commended
“Wings” Sideboard, Jarrah & Jarrah Veneer

FIAA Awards 2002

Burswood Casino
Feature grade furniture category – Highly Commended
Marri Bar – Hand Shaped Marri Drinks Bar

FIAA Awards 2004
Bedroom suite category-Jasper suite Australis Furniture
Australian bedroom suite Winner
Commissioned to design Jasper Suite

WA Timber Industry Awards 2004

Most Creative Art Piece-Winner
The Serpentine Room- Boardroom Table
Mandurah Performing Arts Centre