M.F.Turnbull Our History


Established 1988 by Murray and Monique Turnbull to service the joinery and furniture trades as specialist finishers of spray applied coatings.


Original premises in Waller Tce by Hagley High School. Moved to 46 Mowbray Street in Waltham in 1996.


Expanded in 2002 by buying Murray White Furniture Finishing in Bower Ave, allowing us to have a branch in the Northeast of the city. 

Bower Ave is now closed due to Earthquake. 


Since 2013 the business has expanded to include a dedicated Polish Shop at 21 Barton Street specializing in stains and clears.

In 2018 a refinishing shop was opened called Kitchen Renewal at 50 Mowbray Street.


We have grown to a team of 25 many of whom have completed an apprenticeships with us. 

We currently have 5 trainees who are completing a formal qualification.