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Two-component varnishes, or cold cured varnishes, as well as waterborne varnishes, have two big advantages over polyurethane varnishes: they dry faster and do not have time to become dusty; the…

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Storage of wooden furniture
Planning a repair or relocation? To save furniture and appliances from accidental damage, pollution and other negative influences, we recommend renting a special box for temporary storage. The closest attention…

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How to make a kitchen table from boards
Often you want to do something for yourself, your loved ones, for a house, apartment, and not because it is cheaper, or you will do better than a factory product…

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Paint for wooden furniture – the most inexpensive way to update an old suite

Many of us have old furniture that is a pity to throw away. And someone buys unpainted wood products, for example, in Ikea, because they are cheaper. And here the question becomes very relevant, how to give them a decent look, while protecting the surface from various damage?

Types of paints for finishing wooden furniture
It is probably easier to list compounds that are completely unsuitable for painting wood and furniture from it. If we talk about the peculiarities of the appearance of the coating and its properties, then all paints and varnishes used for painting furniture can be divided into three groups: transparent varnishes and impregnations, water-soluble dispersion paints and enamels. Continue reading

Natural wood furniture care

Natural wood furniture is an elite interior item that gives the interior decoration a special touch and chic. Ecological purity of the material, its strength and durability – all this is in favor of wooden furniture. However, such products are quite moody in everyday care.

A careless attitude to wooden furniture can lead to rotting, cracking of individual parts, and a change in the original shade. How to care for these interior items?

General recommendations
For a beautiful cabinet or chair to please you for a long time, try to adhere to the following rules, which are relevant regardless of the type of furniture and wood type: Continue reading

What to choose veneer or whole array for countertops

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

Furniture from pine: pros and cons of buying
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…

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Modern furniture for the student
The production of educational furniture is a knowledge-based and high-tech process, accessible only to a specialized enterprise, and not to any furniture factory, and even less a small workshop. Reliability,…

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Using a windowsill in the kitchen
For the windowsill in the kitchen, designers often find interesting, innovative solutions. Consumers, wanting to get away from the ordinary and trivial, are happy to use new interior ideas. Even…

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What is wicker rattan and vine furniture?
Wicker furniture is attractive for its naturalness and handmade. Made of natural rattan or vine, the “wicker” is simple, elegant, very cozy and evokes the most pleasant associations. For example,…

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