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Domestic vs. Exotic Wood: Understanding the Differences

Wood, a timeless and versatile material, has graced our homes for thousands of years. But with growing concerns about environmental impact, choosing the right type of wood becomes a decision that extends...

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Enso wood side table in cherry

Why Should You Consider Cherry Wood…or Not?

Have you ever noticed how some folks fuss over wood types for furniture? You wonder, is it just an Architectural Digest fever or a hipster artisanal movement for the cool artsy crowd?...

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What You Should Know About Wood Furniture Finishes

What You Should Know About Wood Furniture Finishes

The penultimate phase in the manufacture of excellent wood furniture is the application of a protective or refining coating. The finish on wood furniture can accentuate the grain and impart a lovely...

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What is Sycamore?

What is Sycamore?

Sycamores (Platanus occidentalis) occur natively throughout the United States. As with most hardwoods, it often develops to a considerable height with a solid trunk. However, manufacturers in the timber business rarely use...

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What is Walnut Wood?

What is Walnut Wood?

The wood of black walnut is dark, hard, dense, and close-grained. Woodworkers value it for its strength, texture, and color. It polishes to an extremely smooth finish and ranges in color from...

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Helpful Tips on Choosing the Right Coffee Table For Your Space

Helpful Tips on Choosing the Right Coffee Table For Your Space

From storage to displaying pieces, a coffee table has innumerable functions depending on your taste, style, and needs. Most coffee tables are designed for practical reasons—a storage space, a stunning display, and...

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