As a Boiler-Maker by trade and with 19 years of teaching welding courses at NSW TAFE Institutes, Mark has become a first-class welder, offering a wide variety of skills in a wide variety of materials.
Recently Mark has become highly sought after for his ability to do intricate and immaculate Brass work, as Brass can be one of the toughest things to weld.
CUSTOM METAL FABRICATION
With 30 years of knowledge and experience in vast areas, Mark has learnt to apply his knowledge towards a range of traditional to artistic custom metal fabrication.
Custom design furniture pieces Mark has done were recently featured within interior design magazines such as Belle Magazine Australia.
CUSTOM CAR FABRICATION
For over 25 years, Mark has been a part of the Australian Hot Rodding community for both work and play. Having built and owned three Hot Rods in that time, his most recent 32 Ford Coupe being named Top Coupe at the 2009 Hot Rod Nationals, he is well known within the community for his craftsmanship on custom cars.
Mark was also part of the team responsible for the creation and manufacture of vehicles in the following movies: Son of the Mask, Ghost Rider, Knowing and Mad Max: Fury Road.
Mark also races his land speed 2012 Lakester (Bellytank) each year at Lake Gairdner in South Australia, along with taking to it Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA in 2012. Mark has set the top speed in the car, clocking over 250mph (400+kph). Mark is also one of the longest-serving scrutineers for the Dry Lakes Racers Australia (DLRA) showing his depth of knowledge about custom cars and sharing it with others.
Maintenance and Repair
With his diverse range of knowledge, Mark is able to apply his problem-solving skills to just about any form of metal fabrication needed. From 19th-century french brass chandeliers to present-day balustrades, Mark can repair it.