The good quality and elegance of solid wood furniture has been appreciated for many centuries. Wooden furniture can be passed from generation to generation. Some pieces are exclusive and, hence, very expensive.
Furniture made of wood does not only decorate our living rooms, kitchens, children's rooms and study rooms but also looks elegant in hotels, entertainment centers, offices, and other places.
Customers selecting furniture normally pay attention to beauty, comfort and high quality. Furniture should look nice in space for which it is produced, be comfortable and durable.
Although oak is most often used type of wood in solid wood furniture, there are many other types of wood that are used to manufacture beautiful pieces. 'Hard' types of wood are oak, maple, walnut, cherry and mahogany. These kinds of wood tend to scratch less easily. 'Soft' types of wood, such as pine and cedar, look different. kind of wood chosen is dependent on intended use of furniture. A table made of pine is likely to scratch in result of everyday use, but a durable finish can make even pine a feasible material for a table.
The color of solid wood furniture depends on both type of wood and finish. When choosing solid wood furniture, customers should get a test sample of chosen sort of wood and experiment with different finishes on test sample to insure they will get color required for finished piece of furniture.
Appropriate care of furniture made of wood is very important. Wood is very susceptible to water damage, so it is important to assure that a durable finish is used on furniture that comes into contact with water regularly. A piece of solid wood furniture can scratch depending on hardness of wood and finish on piece. Yet, scratches and nicks can be repaired with wood repair products. Only cleaning products intended for wood should be used for cleaning.
Each piece of wooden furniture is unique in its own way. Adorn any home decor for years to come.