Preserving the spirit and style of an award-winning icon
Cutek has once again been chosen to help showcase a truly contemporary, heritage-listed attraction: Queensland’s Beenleigh Artisan Distillery.
When Australia’s oldest registered distillery built a new Visitor’s Centre in 2015, Cutek Clear was used to pre-finish Urbanline’s Newport Cladding in Ironbark.
The result was a distinctly modern look that embraced history, with beautiful timber in a burnt red colour tone reminiscent of rum barrels and vats.
The combination proved so successful that Distillery management has decided to go an extra step to maintain it. Rather than let the timber age naturally, they decided to recoat using Cutek Extreme with a Burnt Red Colourtone.
As well as protecting the exterior and minimising maintenance, Distillery General Manager John Mulraney says Cutek has proved “to showcase the intense colour and bring out the grains in the timber finish”.
“We chose not to age the timber naturally as we felt that this would distract from the uniqueness of the award-winning building.”
After seeking the advice from the specialist Cutek team, a slightly darker colour for the recoat was decided. After an initial clean of the outer cladding, Cutek was easily applied with brushes and rollers and, according to John, “bought back the original look of the timbers to perfection”.
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And be sure to check out the Beenleigh Rum Distillery’s incredible experiences, including tasting tours. Click on the below link for further information.