G N Olsson Mastercraftsmen Publications & Brochures

GN Olsson Publications & Brochures –
Antiques, Interiors, Furniture, Engines,
&Transport, Australiana – Brisbane, Gold
Coast & Sunshine Coast

GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen have been publishing their work nationally since 1999 and internationally since 2001. Enjoy researching from our virtual archive.

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Directories Antiques, Furniture & Interiors

GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen appear in several hard copy directories, which are also available on line. If you’d like a copy of any of these directories just ask.

Member, International Furnishings and Design Association.
Member, Master Cabinetmaker and Master Joiner, Queensland Master Builder Association
Approved Service Provider, Australian Antique and Art Dealers’ Association
Member and Commercial Practitioner, Australian Institute for the Conservation of
Cultural Materials
Consultant, Museums & Galleries of New South Wales

Antique Restorer Poem

1997 The Antique Restorer written for Gary Olsson.

Network – IFDA

Gilbert R 2019 Virtual Chapter – Newest Member of International Furnishings and Design Association Newest Chapter: Mastercraftsman Gary Olsson of Queensland, Australia. Network p17 July Spring. IFDA: Pennsylvania, USA

Period Home Living

Olsson GN 2019 Before and After Restoration Photo Advertisement 35yr Anniversary. PHL Issue 13

Australian Period Style

Olsson GN 2018 Yours forever Advertisement 35 Anniversary APS Issue 12 p32
Olsson GN 2017 GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen Advertisement MBAQ APS Issue 11 p118
Olsson GN 2015 Authentic traditional joinery & cabinetry APS Issue 10 p184-185
Olsson GN 2013 Architecture, Furniture & Antiques: Olde worlde trade and craft people creating our future legacy APS Issue 8
Olsson GN 2011 GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen MBAQ Advertisement APS Issue 6 IBC
Olsson GN 2011 Meet the Craftsman APS Issue 6 p40 – 41
Olsson GN 2010 A legacy for the future – Old-world trades and craftspeople creating our future legacy APS Issue 5 p52
Olsson GN 2010 Ad Montage of Interiors, Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture, Bookbinding.
Olsson GN 2011 GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen MBAQ Advertisement APS Issue 5 IBC

Antiques and Collectables for Pleasure and Profit

Olsson GN 2016 Restorers and Conservators Ad in Service Directory Issue 59 p90

Australian Art Collector

Olsson GN 2012 Advertisement in Australian Art Collector Issue 59 p317

The World of Antiques & Art

GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2001 Reproduction George III Breakfront Mahogany Bookcase World of Antiques & Art Issue 62 December p72
GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2003 Antique Reproductions – GN Olsson Original Designs and Exact Replicas World of Antiques & Art Issue 65 August p145
GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2004 Antique Reproductions – GN Olsson Original Designs and Exact Replicas World of Antiques & Art Issue 66 February p161
GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2004 Antique Restoration and Conservation Specialists World of Antiques & Art Issue 67 August p117
GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2005 Leslie Walford & GN Olsson Designed Solid Ebony Library World of Antiques & Art Issue 69 August p 80
GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2006 Antique Conservation – La Trobe Antiques World of Antiques & Art Issue 70 February p184
GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2006 Intricate Joinery and Heritage Architecture World of Antiques & Art Issue 71 August p69
GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2007 Antique Restoration, Conservation, Reproductions World of Antiques & Art Issue 73 August p133
GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2008 GN Olsson Custom Designed Furniture as Art, Furnishing, Investment and Legacy World of Antiques & Art Issue 75 August p67
Editor 2008 A new venture for Australians in London Art News International Outlook – United Kingdom – London World of Antiques & Art Issue 75 August p75 This article reports on a GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen commissioned Queensland red cedar keepsake box with ebony trim. It was required for the international gala opening of the new Calleija Jewellers’ Bond St Shop. The box both displayed and protected a stunning pair of handcrafted, gilded and bejewelled, $400 000 champagne glasses.
GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2009 Libraries of Distinction – Intricate Joinery and Heritage Architecture Issue 77 August p69
GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2010 Montage of Interiors, Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture, Bookbinding and Other Items Issue 79 August p91

Clock Restoration Research with Irish Historical Society

Philip Blair 2014 John Lloyd, Cabinetmaker of Downpatrick Lecale Review n12 p57-61. Lecale and Downe Historical Society: Downpatrick, Ireland (Featuring contributions from GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen, restorer and owner of the longcase clock).

Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Societies Bulletin

GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2006 Antique Conservation – La Trobe Antiques Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Societies Bulletin 2006 Vol 15 No 1 p19
GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2009 Antique Conservation – La Trobe Antiques Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Societies Bulletin 2009 Vol18 No1 p3
GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2010 Antique and Period Interiors, Furniture, Clocks, Artifacts and Frames Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Societies Bulletin 2010 Vol19 No1 p3

Australian Art Review

Australian Art Review

Editor 2009 GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen (entry and photo) – Conservator Directory Australian Art Review Issue 20 Aug – Oct p34

Antiques & Art Queensland – Antiques & Art New South Wales

Antiques and Art

Olsson GN 1999 Authentic and warm – gold embossed leather Antiques & Art in Qld Aug p42 (Gilded leather desk inlay and leather covered boxes. See colour version published in NSW 2006)
Olsson GN 1999 Marquetary and parquetary delight thee Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p40
Olsson GN 2000 A Journey for Gold Antiques & Art in Qld Mar p40 (Reproduction Huon Pine Furniture)
Olsson GN 2000 Rocking through the ages Antiques & Art in Qld Jul p38 (Rocking Horses)
Olsson GN 2000 In harmony with Harvey Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p38 (Tribute to LJ Harvey, Master Furniture Maker and Woodcarver, Sculptor. Father of Elvin Harvey, of Harvey Bros, whom Gary Olsson did his apprenticeship with. Some interesting GN Olsson facts.)
Olsson GN 2001 Everything old is new again Antiques & Art in Qld Mar p31 and p39 (Note: scroll down to view title, Custom classic designs, antiques, and alterations to antiques for corporate office interiors)
Olsson GN 2001 Tomorrow’s antiques available today Antiques & Art in Qld Jul p41 (GN Olsson designed custom furniture and classic office joinery as examples of antiques of the future)
Olsson GN 2001 English gothic furniture Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p40 (The making of a masterpiece, George III Style Breakfront Bookcase)
Olsson GN 2002 Extending ideals. Antiques & Art in Qld Mar p60 (Processes of restoring Extension Tables)
Olsson GN 2002 Small and significant Antiques & Art in Qld Mar p63 (All commissions are important, no matter how large or small)
Olsson GN 2002 Turner of the century Antiques & Art in Qld Mar p40 and p50 (Tribute to Lorrie Loe, Master Woodturner and past proprietor of Matloe Turnery in New Zealand)
Olsson GN 2002 Turmoil, peace & migration – influences on furniture Antiques & Art in Qld Jul p30 and p6 (Influences on English furniture design)
Olsson GN 2002 A fine misnomer Antiques & Art in Qld Jul p58 (What makes fine furniture “fine”, and the marketing jargon minefield. Consumer awareness campaign)
Olsson GN 2002 Inlays and boulle Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p45
Olsson GN 2003 The humble cottage chair Antiques & Art in Qld Mar p43 (Cottage chairs and why it takes so long to rejoint a chair)
Olsson GN 2003 Home sweete home Antiques & Art in Qld Aug p51 (English Furniture of the 16th century)
Olsson GN 2003 Queensland’s proud furniture tradition Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p55 (History of Early Queensland Furniture Making, and some interesting GN Olsson facts)
Olsson GN 2004 Which is which? Antiques & Art in Qld Mar p50 (Reproduction, or replica, furniture)
Olsson GN 2004 Finished with finesse Antiques & Art in Qld Mar p51 (Traditional French polishing.)
Olsson GN 2004 Painted furniture from medieval times, until the early nineteenth century Antiques & Art in Qld Jul p42
Olsson GN 2004 Authentic and Warm – gold embossed leather Antiques & Art in Qld Jul p43
(Gilded Leather Desktops and Leather covered boxes. See colour version published in NSW 2006 Edition)
Olsson GN 2004 Upholding upholstery (1600 – 1775) Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p45 (Traditional Upholstery from 1600 – 1775)
Olsson GN 2005 Carved Wells Antiques & Art in Qld Mar p44 Tribute to a Harvey School Woodcarver.
Olsson GN 2005 The library Antiques & Art in Qld Jul p46-47 (Libraries and library furniture)
Olsson GN 2005 Superfine for superyachts – luxury for life at sea Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p42-43 (Classic superyacht interiors)
Olsson GN 2006 Classic company – Corporate furniture, honour boards, joinery and tableware. Antiques & Art in Qld Mar pP40-41
Olsson GN 2006 Intricate joinery and architectural features – traditionally crafted to last Antiques & Art in Qld Jul p42-43
Olsson GN 2006 Authentic and warm – gold embossed leather Antiques & Art in NSW Dec p105 (Desk Blotters, Mousepads, Boardroom Placemats, Coasters, Embossed Leather Upholstery, Gilded Leather Desktops and Leather covered boxes)
Olsson GN 2007 GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen Exhibition Antiques & Art in Qld Jul p32-33 (GN Olsson Exhibit at the 2007 QADA Annual Antique Fair, as well as details of services provided by GN Olsson)
Olsson GN 2007 Dining to meet you Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p32-33 (Dining room furniture)
Olsson GN 2008 The bedchamber – more than a resting place for the night Antiques & Art in Qld Jul p52-53 (Bedroom furniture)
Olsson GN 2008 Summertime magic Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p52-53 (Preparing for big events like Christmas and Easter in advance, including repairs and restoration as well as unique antique and handcrafted gifts for loved ones)
Olsson GN 2009 A unique snapshot – Silver Anniversary of GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen Antiques & Art in Qld Mar p46-47 (Photographic presentation of clocks, artifacts, and more unusual items to celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Gary Olsson’s service of antiques, furniture and architectural features)
Olsson GN 2009 Ye Olde Clock Shoppe – Best possible care for your family’s heirloom clock Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p48 (Custom designed clocks & repair, restoration and conservation of clocks)
Olsson GN 2009 Country Style and Provincial Furniture at GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p49 (French, French Provincial, Provincial and Country Style Furniture)
Olsson GN 2010 Your Books Deserve A Fine Library – so why not invest and indulge? Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p48 (Bookcase and bookbinding)
Olsson GN 2011 Mastercraftsmen Legacy for Future Generations – trades, artisans and technicians Antiques & Art in Qld Mar p48-49 Antique restoration services on a wide range of items.
Olsson GN 2012 Mastercraftsmen Legacy for Future Generations – trades, artisans and technicians Antiques & Art in Qld Mar p30-31 Rare trade, rare skills, artisan and craftsmen.
Olsson GN 2013 Full Steam Ahead for the Pearler of a Diamond Jubilee Year at GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen Antiques & Art in Qld Dec p48-51 Steam engine, Beechworth, Werribee Mansion

Antiques & Art Queensland – Antiques & Art New South Wales

Antiques and Art

Published Small Colour Gloss Brochures

All from Antiques & Art in Queensland, except two (*) from Antiques and Art in New South Wales

Jul 2001 p 26 Bonheur du Jour c1870 with Sèvres Porcelain Plaques and 22ct Gold Embossed English Leather Writing Surface
Nov 2001 p26 GN Olsson Designed Reproduction George III Style Breakfront Mahogany Bookcase
Mar 2002 p36 Restored Victorian Boule (Brass and Tortiseshell) Inlaid Credenza
Jul 2002 p36 Fully Restored 1717 French Boulle Mantle Clock
Mar 2003 p32 Reproduction 19th Century Walnut Breakfront Dwarf Bookcase
Aug 2003 p32 Reproduction Late 19th Century Cedar Revolving Desk Chair Captains Chair
Nov 2003 p39 GN Olsson Reproduction Cedar Revolving Bookcase
Mar 2004 p32 GN Olsson Reproduction Queensland Red Cedar Five Sided China Cabinet
Jul 2004 p29 Hand Painted China Cabinet with Brass Mounts
Nov 2004 p31 Fully Restored Traditionally Upholstered Lounge
Jul 2005 p35 Profusely Inlaid Marquetry Louis XVI style Bonheur du Jour 1860 crafted by Parisian marqueteur Giroux
Nov 2005 p35 Antique Conservation – LaTrobe Antiques
Mar 2006 p33 Excellence in Corporate Furniture
Jul 2006 p37 Intricate Joinery and Architectural Features
Dec 2006 p105* Profusely Inlaid Marquetry Louis XVI style Bonheur du Jour 1860 crafted by Parisian marqueteur Giroux with GN Olsson 22ct Gold Embossed Leather Inlay Reproduction
Jul 2007 p41 Dining Suite Conservation
Nov 2007 p39* 22ct Gilded Leather Inlay, Embossed Leather for Upholstery, Desk Blotters
Jul 2008 p38 Bedroom Furniture
Nov 2008 p38 Rocking Horse Christmas Message
Mar 2009 p36 Libraries of Distinction
Jul 2009 p38 Fully Restored 1717 French Boulle Mantle Clock
Nov 2009 p40 Contemporary and Gallery Furniture
Mar 2010 p75 Antique Interiors and Furniture
Nov 2010 p38 Antique Conservation Services
Mar 2011 p37 Frames and Photograph Restoration
Mar 2012 p35 Chinese, Chinoiserie, Oriental, Asian, antique furniture and artefact restoration
Dec 2013 p 51 Rural Australiana outbuilding, gun case, gate, horse drawn vehicles, machinery, engines restoration
Dec 2013 ICF Vintage Household Technology lamp, gramophone, radiogram, phonograph, telephone restoration

Superyachts and Steam Paddleboat Articles

Superyacht Industry Directory Listings

International Superyacht Society Directory listings since 2010.

GN Olsson (2013) Interiors and Exterior Designers and Outfitters in Directory of 2013-2014 SYOG Superyacht Owners’ Guide (Bristol:UK)

Superyacht Base Australia and Super Yacht Group Great Barrier Reef 2006 – 2011

Super Yacht Sydney Directory listing 2007 -20011

Superyacht Industry Magazines

Boat Show

GN Olsson Traditional Mastercraftsmen 2006 Antique Conservation, Gold Embossed Leather, Specialist Joinery Yearbook Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show p110

Dockwalk

GN Olsson Superyacht Interiors 2006 Exclusive, Luxury Designs; Furniture – Antique & Traditionally Crafted; 22ct Gold Embossed Leather; Intricate Feature Joinery.
Dockwalk Vol 10 No 7 p42

GN Olsson 2007 Classic Superyacht Interiors – Intricate Joinery; Antique Furniture and Conservation; Traditionally Crafted Custom Fine Furniture; 22ct Gold Embossed Leather for Wall Panelling, Desks and Counters, and Upholstery.
Dockwalk Vol 11 No 11 p95

GSR

GN Olsson Classic Superyacht Interiors 2008 Interior Design and Intricate Joinery; Antique Furniture Restoration, Conservation and Acquisitions; Traditionally Crafted Custom Fine Furniture; 22ct Gold Embossed Leather for Wall Paneling, Desks & Counters, and Upholstery. Great Southern Route – Superyacht Cruising Guide Australian Chapter P136

Superyacht and Steam Paddleboat Articles

Antiques & Art in Queensland Antiques & Art in New South Wales

Antiques and Art

Olsson GN 2005 Superfine for superyachts – luxury for life at sea Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p42-43 (Classic superyacht interiors)
Olsson GN 2006 Authentic and warm – gold embossed leather Antiques & Art in NSW Dec p105 (Embossed Leather Interior Panels & Upholstery, Desk Blotters, Mousepads, Boardroom Placemats, Coasters, Gilded Leather Desktops and Leather covered boxes)
Olsson GN 2013 Full steam ahead for the pearler of a diamond jubilee year at GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen Antiques & Art in Qld Nov p48-51 (Steam Paddleboat PS Emmylou, Werribee Mansion, Beechworth, Lake Goldsmith Steam Rally)

Steam Engine Restoration

Australian Model Engineeringe

Olsson G&C 2019 Adavale Clayton and Shuttleworth Restoration Australian Model Engineering Issue 206. Sep 2019. pp 40 – 47.

The Old Machinery Magazine

Olsson G&C 2018 Adavale Clayton and Shuttleworth Restoration The Old Machinery Magazine Issue 195. Australia.

Vintage Spirit

Olsson G&C 2017 A Clayton Named Adavale Vintage Spirit UK May Issue p40-44

Engineers and Engines

Olsson G&C 2017 Adavale Clayton and Shuttleworth Restoration Engineers & Engines USA Vol. 63 No.1 p22-29.

The Heritage Hauler

Hughes P 2019 Rollin’ to Rocklea 2019 – The Wrap Up The Heritage Hauler May-June No2 p13-14. Australia

Queensland Art Gallery – LJ Harvey

Queensland Art Gallery Publications on LJ Harvey (Author & Research Curator: Glenn R Cooke 1983 and 2009)

Original artwork by Lance Bressow of Elvin Harvey owned by GN Olsson Mastercraftsmen

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GN Olsson Publications & Brochures –
Antiques, Interiors, Furniture, Engines,
&Transport, Australiana – Brisbane, Gold
Coast & Sunshine Coast