Now Open Seven Days A Week In Tamworth Square

Barber Industries continues to recruit the countries finest barber talent and expand our barbershop locations into regions across NSW and Australia. The newest addition is our first of two Tamworth Barbershops, now open at shop number 17 in Tamworth Square.

Our team of master barbers are impeccably trained and skilled in their craft, they are looking forward to sharing with you their craftsmanship and the special experience that they create with every service. For both classic and modern style cuts, the best skin fades in the game, beard sculpting and traditional wet shaves, come in and see the team.

We are open seven days a week and this includes trade until 4pm on Sundays. On Thursday nights we offer late night trade and remain open until 8pm. We offer special rates for kids, students, seniors and pension card holders every day. In delivering a traditional barbershop vibe, bookings are not required, simply come in, kick back, have a good chin wag and most importantly: relax and enjoy.

On our retail shelves, you will find all of your grooming essentials as well as specialty products for men of all ages. We stock a wide range of barbershop only brands that you won't find any where else. We have great gift ideas with traditional shaving sets, colognes, beard oils, balms, trimmers and gift vouchers too.

You are in the best hands in the business with us and can rest assured that we endeavour to provide the finest barbershop service across Australia. Make the trip into town and visit us to connect with the most talented barbers in the region.


  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • Christmas Day
  • New Years Day
  • Easter Sunday


  • Men's Cut
    from $30
  • Kids & High School
  • Pensioner & Seniors
  • Crew Cut
  • Skin Fade
    from $35
  • Style Cut
    from $35
  • Beard Trim
    from $20
  • Hot Towel Shave
  • Hair Cut & Shave
  • Hair Cut & Beard Trim


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    Shop 17 Tamworth Square
    432-452 Peel Street Tamworth NSW 2340

Barbershop Blog


June 14, 2022
When communicating with your barber it’s great to be able to correctly describe the type of haircut you’d like. To communicate properly it’s important to understand the terminology that should guide this conversation. It this article we aim to better explain two very common barbering terms that people often get confused about, the taper and the fade.
Men's Taper Hairstyle At Barber Industries Tamworth Square

What is a taper haircut?

“If the length of the hair is shorter at the bottom than on the top, it’s a taper haircut”

The ‘taper’ is the workhorse of men’s hairstyles and it’s the foundation on which an array of styles are built upon. The term ‘taper’ refers to the gradual tapering in length of the hair. Starting with longer hair up on top and then tapering to shorter lengths down towards the natural hairline and the nape of the neck. 

The taper may end as short as a number two grade on the clippers or be much longer like a scissor cut, the overall length doesn’t matter too much, it is the gradation in length that is the important characteristic of the taper.

Men's Taper Hairstyle
Men's Taper Hairstyle

The taper is the backbone of most conservative men’s haircuts, not all, but most men’s hairstyles involve some kind of tapering and therefor fit into this collection. A clean taper remains true and and stylish for a considerable amount of time and it requires much less attention and regular cutting than a fade, which we’ll get onto next.

What is a fade haircut?

A ‘fade’ does fit into the taper basket of haircuts as there is a clear taper with all fades. The difference with a fade is that the hair length tapers all the way down to the skin, or close to it. A clipper grade below a number two, so that it looks like the hair fades away above the natural hairline. The term fade refers to this shifting and fading of the hairline. 

The fade can be positioned low, mid or high on the head. A low fade drops down behind the ears, a mid fade drops only a little and a high fade starts high up towards the crown. A low or mid fade is often called a ‘drop fade’, as it drops down at the back of the head.

Men's Low Fade Hairstyle
Men's Low Fade Hairstyle

For a fade to remain true and maintain its faded to skin effect, regular visits to the barbershop are required. A fade is more extreme than a taper and helps to create very trendy and contemporary hairstyles.

What the hell is a taper fade haircut?

The most confusing part of all of this has got to be the ‘taper fade’ or sometimes called a temple fade. For this one there is a fade to skin only at the temple and the nape of the neck, there is no fade above the ear. There can be a low, mid or high temple fade but this whole area has debatable definitions and many different interpretations, best to find a photo to show your barber if you plan on exploring this particular space.