Rustic Soul Designs are furniture makers, woodworkers and designers in Arrowtown, who have the aim to create unique pieces that are artistic and functional.
Utilizing local renewable sources and also recycled materials, we create unique handcrafted furniture and art pieces.
We are focusing on being a greener business, conscious about our planet and making as much as we can to make a difference. All the Natural timbers we choose to work with can be REDUCED, REUSED, and RECYCLED by us, on our workshop.
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Arrowtown Random Fact No.1
In the 1950’s many New Zealander’s built cribs ( holiday houses) in Arrowtown and came here for their summer holidays.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.2
Arrowtown had four churches representing the early immigrant populations. Catholic, Presbyterian, Anglican and Methodist. All still operate today except for the Methodist Church.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.3
Arrowtown has one of the best preserved collection of goldfields heritage buildings in New Zealand.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.4
There are two theories as to why the town is named Arrowtown. One is that the river behind the town flows swiftly like an arrow.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.5
There has been a fire station on the current site since 1890. The hand drawn hose reel was used until the 1940’s.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.6
The discoverer of gold in the Arrow river was a shepherd named Jack Tewa or Maori Jack. He also won the Royal Humane medal for saving a man from drowning in Lake Wakatipu.