For a long time, woodwork has been appreciated for its elegance and good quality. Wooden furniture is often handed down from generation to generation. Some pieces of furniture are exclusive and, hence, very expensive.
Furniture made of wood does not only adorn our bedrooms, kitchens, children's rooms and study rooms but also looks elegant in hotels, amusement centers, business offices, and other places.
Homeowners seeking furniture commonly pay attention to beauty, comfort and good quality. A piece of furniture should look nice in space for which it is designed, be comfortable, and last for a long time.
Although oak is kind of wood renowned to majority of citizenry for use in solid wood furniture, there are a lot of other kinds of wood which are deployed to manufacture beautiful pieces of furniture. Maple, oak, cherry, mahogany and walnut are known as 'hard' kinds of wood. These kinds of wood tend to scratch less easily. 'Soft' types of wood, such as pine and cedar, provide a different look. In fact, intended use of furniture determines sort of wood. A table made of pine is more to scratch in result of everyday use, but a long-lasting finish can make even pine a feasible material for a table.
The color of solid wood furniture is dependent upon both kind of wood and finish. When selecting solid wood furniture, customers should get a sample of selected kind of wood and try different finishes on sample to insure they will get color required for finished product.
Wooden furniture needs appropriate care. Since wood is sensitive to water damage, it is important to insure that a long-lasting finish is deployed on furniture that comes into contact with water regularly. Wooded furniture can scratch depending on hardness of wood and finish on piece. However, scratches and nicks can be repaired with wood repair products. Only cleaning products intended for wood should be deployed for cleaning.
Each piece of wooden furniture is unique as tree it is made of. Decorate any home decor for years to come.