Hand Finished Gifts

Johannesburg, South Africa

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Vusani Ravele

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Vusani Ravele


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About NativeDecorStore

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On Etsy since 2017

A South African craftsman with a penchant for design and quality,

It was in 2015 when I received a cordless drill as a valentines gift that it all started. I couldn't stop drilling holes into things and felt I had to take this further. I would find myself making all sorts of things from a mini chest of drawers to other decor items. Eventually I bought a hobby CNC machine after weeks of tireless research. The machine arrived in bad shape after being shipped across the country and so I set out to rebuild it. Once it was up and running the creative juices started flowing.

Fast forward to a year later and I found myself making history on Mnet's Shark Tank SA TV show. I was the first entrepreneur/craftsman to benefit from a lucrative deal with the astute Gil Oved of The Creative Counsel.

My products are made from high quality sustainable plywood timber including Birch Plywood. Though the majority of my range is flat pack, they are not limited to this style.

My team and I create visually pleasing products that are both innovative and functional using sustainable timber. Our minimalist style, which underpins all of our designs, is mostly inspired by our beautiful country, South Africa.

Ultimately if we can't have fun making it, we won't go down that road.

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  • Vusani Ravele

    Owner, Managing Craftsman

    Firstly, I'm South African. In 2015 my girlfriend gave me a drill for Valentine's Day. I couldn't stop drilling holes into things and eventually bought a CNC machine. I love design and quality craftsmanship; this is evident from my creations.

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Last updated on Oct 30, 2018
Frequently asked questions
Wholesale availability

We would be excited to hear from you. As a young brand that is not very well exposed, one of our goals is to gain international exposure and coverage.

All of our products are available for wholesale. Please direct these queries to and I will personally respond to you.

Gift wrapping and packaging

Unfortunately, we do not offer this service at the moment.

Custom and personalised orders

We will only personalize orders should there be significant quantities to warrant the effort and cost of doing so. This is determined at our discretion on a case by case basis.

Shipping time

Please note that while we do our best to deliver your item/s as quickly as possible, the postal service in South Africa as well as in your country may impose delays on your item/s due to customs delays and other unforseen events.

Delays of up to a month and sometimes longer have been known to happen but are not the norm. We have made a lot of provision for these delays but one can normally expect an ETA of 2-4 weeks to most countries from the time that we dispatch.

We will do our best to keep you informed of this should you alert us of a delay after we have provided you with tracking information.