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How to Care for Custom Timber Furniture: Tips and Tricks

How to Care for Custom Timber Furniture: Tips and Tricks

Timber is wood in its most natural form. As a result, every piece is different and unique. Unlike plywood, which is essentially thin slices of wood melded together in a factory, timber furniture uses wood pieces cut straight from the tree. The uniqueness of each cut comes from the variance in mineral streaks, grain variations and other natural markers. Since timber is natural, there are certain tips that will be valuable to know for proper timber furniture care.

Because timber comes directly from nature, and doesn’t go through a factory prior...

How to Decide When to Refinish

How to Decide When to Refinish

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure…or so the idiom goes. Do-it-yourself activities have been popular as of late in large part due to shows on networks like HGTV. Not only are DIY projects great activities for a rainy day, they also come with a great sense of pride the next time friends or family compliment the piece of furniture you poured your heart and soul into refinishing.
Maybe you found a nice coffee table while dumpster diving. Perhaps you ventured onto the great unknown of Craigslist and found a...

Leather Furniture Repair: The Most Common Damages to Leather Furniture

Leather Furniture Repair: The Most Common Damages to Leather Furniture

Leather furniture is often a staple piece of the home. It is expensive, comfortable, durable, and exudes high quality. While it may be one of the most durable forms of covering to adorn a piece of furniture with, it is not invincible. Leather furniture has its own Achilles’ heel — quite a few actually. If you’re looking to buy a piece of leather furniture, it’s important to take some time to learn what some of the most common causes of damage are that can ultimately lead to the need for leather furniture...

5 Simple Furniture Restoration Tips for Long Lasting Furniture

5 Simple Furniture Restoration Tips for Long Lasting Furniture

When it comes to buying furniture, you’re oftentimes investing in a piece of furniture that is meant to last more than just a few years. Unlike buying a blanket, which is generally thrown out after a few years of heavy use, you want to get the most bang for your buck. Why throw something out when you can take a few precautions along the way to extend its life?

Furniture restoration may seem daunting, but it’s actually a perfect weekend or rainy day project. With a few simple tips, we’ll have...

Upholstery Repair: The Most Common Causes of Damage and How to Protect Your Furniture

Upholstery Repair: The Most Common Causes of Damage and How to Protect Your Furniture

Accidents happen when we least expect them – and they always seem to have a knack for happening around our best furniture! You don’t only need to watch out for the person with a glass of red wine sitting on your white couch—some common causes of furniture upholstery damage aren’t even visible to the naked eye. Let’s walk through some of these common causes of damage and how to protect against each of them.

Sunlight 

Sunrooms are often some of the most inviting and invigorating rooms of a house – but as any...

4 Leather Furniture Restoration Ideas

4 Leather Furniture Restoration Ideas

Leather is particularly susceptible to many of our day-to-day accidents and routines that tend to wear down furniture. Most families’ leather couches sport some sort of apparent flaw, and while jarring at first, is eventually accepted as the cost of having leather furniture. A lot of these flaws even have good stories behind them (like the time the dog punctured the leftmost cushion), but nonetheless you’d probably prefer they weren’t there in the first place.

Although leather furniture restoration gets a really bad rap, there are a few tips and tricks...

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