• Telegraph Bench
  • Telegraph Bench
  • Telegraph Bench
  • Telegraph Bench
  • Telegraph Bench
  • Telegraph Bench
  • Telegraph Bench
  • Telegraph Bench
  • Telegraph Bench
  • Telegraph Bench
  • Telegraph Bench
  • Telegraph Bench

Telegraph Bench

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Elevate your fireside experience with our Telegraph Bench, expertly crafted from decommissioned timber power poles sourced throughout Australia. This robust piece is available in a natural or charred finish, showcasing the beauty of repurposed materials and embracing simplicity in design. Supported by two custom concrete blocks, cast from excess wet concrete salvaged from Brisbane building sites, the bench seamlessly combines two waste materials that would otherwise be destined for landfill.  

Versatile and durable, our Telegraph Bench is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, designed to adapt effortlessly to uneven or sloping terrain. Whether you're looking for comfortable seating for two or a low side table with vibe, this bench adds character and functionality to any environment. 

At any given time there are over 6 million telegraph poles in use across Australia. Every year 200,000 of these are replaced due to ‘ground line failure’ where a small section of the pole becomes waterlogged. The rest of the pole is reusable however 80% of these are currently scraped due to a lack of recycling incentive. Our telegraph poles are made from untreated species of hardwood sourced by our supplier Kennedy’s Timbers.

Log width 25–30cm
Length 100cm
Height 40cm approx 
Weight 20kg (Relatively heavy)

Note: As our product is made from reclaimed materials each bench will differ slightly and may have minor markings or colour variations from the images shown. Off-Form concrete will have markings and pin holes, consistent with an Off-Form concrete finish.  

Benches are made-to-order and available for pickup or delivery within six weeks of ordering. If you require your bench sooner please email us to check availability as we sometimes have limited stock ready for sale.

Delivery is available Australia wide or items can be picked up from our Brisbane Studio upon notification. 

Shipping will automatically calculate at checkout. In the event that shipping costs are high, we're open to exploring alternative courier options. Feel free to reach out if you'd like us to review your shipping preferences. Please contact studio@fivemileradius.org and we will be able to assist with your requirements.