Ipswich Mower & Saw Service PTY LTD

Servicing Ipswich for over 65 Years.

Family owned and operated; We Sell, Service and Repair a wide range of outdoor power tools and accessories from major brands such as STIHL, Toro, Bushranger, Cox, Stiga, Masport, Victa, Hansa, Atom and much more.

Our STIHL Master Technicians have completed the highest level of training to provide you with the best technical advice and after-sales service. Better still, we offer Sharpening Services, Home Pick Up and Delivery and almost anything you need to get your garden looking just how you want it. Give us a call today and see how we can help.

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  • Open

    Monday - Friday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    Saturday

    7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Closed

    Sunday & Public Holidays

Jon Vermeer Dmax Ute loaded up with Ipswich City Councils Stihl Blower Order

What We Offer

Sales. Repairs. Servicing. Sharpening.

Pick up & Delivery.


Chainsaws, Lawn mowers, Trimmers, Blowers, Small engines, Log splitters, even generators! If it's for your garden or your lawn we can repair, service and sharpen just about anything. Our mechanics are fully trained, STIHL Master technicians with years of small engine and garden equipment experience, so you know you're getting the job done right.

All our repairs are completed as per the manufacture service requirements & with electronic equipment and battery products on our doorstep, our new diagnostic equipment allows us to analyze and assess machines more effectively and easily. We also offer blade sharpening services, an extensive range of services and spare parts, including pick-up and delivery in the local area around Ipswich.

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Our History

Ipswich Mowers, Vic Vermeerand an Early 1970's Cylinder Sharpening Machine at the old shop at West Ipswich.

Where We Started

Ipswich Mower's has certainly come a long way since the days when Vic Vermeer (Jon's father) started sharpening tools, handsaws and hand mowers after work in the 1950's. Back then, Mining & Hardware Supplies co. in Brisbane Street, Ipswich acted as the only depot for customers to leave their tools to be sharpened. Then in 1955, Vic Vermeer decided to leave his job at Scott's Engineering and open a Sharpening and Repair store in Limestone street - "Vermeer's Engineering".

Since then, the format of the business has changed considerably since the 1950's. Vic rented a shop on The Terrace, North Ipswich (next to the Strand Hotel) for two pounds a week - operating under the name Vermeer's Lawnmower Sales and Service. Working together with brother-in-law Tom Bowers, Vic started a weekly delivery service to printers throughout Brisbane, offering a guillotine knife grinding service along with selling Pace mowers and chainsaws.  in 1972 Vermeer's Lawnmower Sales and Service was renamed to Ipswich Mower & Saw Service PTY LTD. Then in 1979, Vic took on a German Chainsaw brand called Stihl & become the first Stihl Dealer in Ipswich. 

Where We Are Today

Today, Ipswich Mowers remains family owned and operated by the Vermeer family after Jon Vermeer (Vic's son) began his apprenticeship in 1979, before taking over the family business with Karen Vermeer (Jon's Wife) in 1991.

Jim Vermeer (Jon's Brother) is the current Showroom Manager. Starting his journey back with Jon in the 1980's. Over the years, multiple family members have work in and around the shop. With Sonia Lartiz (Jon's Niece) being the latest to work alongside them.

Jon Vermeer & Vic Vermeer Ipswich Mowers
Ipswich Mowers Warwick Road Opening 2004
Karen Vermeer & Sonia Laritz Ipswich Mowers

Undergoing a number of moves over the years, enjoying stints at West Ipswich, Cooney Street, and Turley Street before moving to our new, purpose-built premises at Warwick Road, Yamanto in 2004. Where we are today.

We're still a proud STIHL Dealer, selling and servicing Stihl Outdoor Garden Equipment, Tools & Accessories, along with offering zero-turn mowers, ride-Ons all the way to generators and trailers from other manufactures such as - Toro Mowers, Bushranger Power Equipment, Cox Mowers, Stiga, MTD - Rover, Victa, Masport and much more.

offering Push mowers, ride-on and accessories from Stiga, MTD, rover, Masport and Victor Passionate about providing quality, outdoor power equipment at affordable prices. We offer the best local knowledge and expert advice, so you leave with the right tool - ready to go.