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Tread Sculptures

Come and explore the garden, chat to Tim, and find something unique for your space!

Reclaimed metal flower sculpture

Upcycling Sculptor

Tim Read is a metal art sculptor who works with reclaimed steel. He derives his inspiration from nature, the unique materials he finds and his deep spirituality.


Tread Sculptures operates from Tim’s family home on the Bend of Islands with a private gallery and sculpture trail open by appointment. All work is available for sale and includes practical metalwork, fire pits, garden art and local artist collaborations.

Customers can visit our bush sculpture trail and gallery by appointment.

Recently Sold Artworks

We specialise in hand made and hand cut metalwork including:

      • Bird baths and water features
      • Fire pits and wood storage
      • Flowers large and small
      • Wall hangings and entrances
      • Fire pits and wood storage

Sorry, no dogs on the trail

The property is situated on the banks of the Yarra River at Bend of Islands, 30km north east of Melbourne, close to Eltham and Warrandyte. The area is 634 hectares of natural bushland combining environmental conservation with residential use. The zoning ensures flora and fauna are protected by strict regulations prohibiting the introduction of non-indigenous plants and the keeping of pets or livestock including cats, dogs, horses or cattle.

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