There is no material that is better than natural. And of these, it is the tree that is of most interest to many. Furniture made of wood of any kind creates coziness and extraordinary color, has a calming effect on a person.
Particularly popular was furniture made of pine. But why choose her?
On the extraordinary properties of natural material
First of all, pine aesthetic appearance and low price speaks in favor of pine. All the criteria for the situation in a residential interior, in pine furniture are available. And it will look wonderful, regardless of whether it is simply covered with varnish or some kind of coating, such as “white wax”, which is certainly environmentally friendly. Continue reading
Not everyone can afford to buy new furniture, since for this a considerable investment should be made. And lining old furniture with modern materials is expensive. So is there a solution to the problem if the furniture already requires replacement, but there is no money for it? Alternatively, try to breathe new life into old furniture by restoring it, using budget materials, and a little more of your time and imagination. As a result, your experiments and your imagination will become a real masterpiece, and only you will have such an interior.
In order to restore old furniture yourself, you should adhere to some rules and recommendations.
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What to choose an array or veneer?
The question of choosing the material for the countertop of the kitchen table is not so simple as it seems. Most people, choosing a wooden table, do not think about the difference. They see a table in the store with a picture of the texture of wood, and think that it is a whole wooden table, but often it is not.
What is the catch when choosing?
The catch is the widespread use of veneers for facing furniture surfaces. Veneer is a thin section of wood, which is applied to the base using specialized equipment, giving the appearance of the texture of natural wood. Particleboard (chipboard) is often used as a base. Chipboard is a sheet material made by mixing sawdust and binder resins obtained by hot pressing. Unfortunately, many resins used in the manufacture of particleboard, emit a substance harmful to humans – formaldehyde. The combination of chipboard and veneer allows you to get a true imitation of wood for relatively little money. This furniture cannot be called environmentally friendly. Continue reading