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 of a similar purpose. Of course, sometimes it turns out that standard furniture does not fit into the geometry of the room, but most often you just want to do something and enjoy the fruits of your labor for many years, for example, a wooden kitchen table.
Therefore, in today’s article we will tell you how to make a kitchen table with your own hands. First of all, this article is intended for those who could not pick up a factory table of the right size due to the non-standard geometry of the kitchen. And, of course, for those masters who are simply used to doing everything with their own hands, following the saying: “If you want it to be done well, do it yourself.” Continue reading
Furniture, as household items for sitting, lying and arranging things, has always accompanied human life. Already during the transition of primitive communities to sedentary tribes tried to equip their homes.
The first place among the materials used for the manufacture of furniture belonged to wood. Because wood is a sufficiently durable material that can be easily processed and finished. Initially, those pieces of material that were closest to the desired shape were selected for furniture.
Time passed, the way of life changed, artistic styles developed, and with it new types and styles of furniture, its new designs were born. National traditions of life and art as a whole significantly influenced the decorative and compositional characteristics of furniture. Continue reading
Wood has been the only material for furniture for many centuries. Despite technological progress, people continue to make furniture from natural wood.
Moreover, thanks to the centuries-old experience of using different types of trees, studying their properties, people have found the most optimal ways to produce, process and operate wooden furniture.
One of the main factors when choosing wooden furniture is the appearance and texture of the wood from which the furniture is made. If we leave the visual qualities to your discretion, then it is better to figure it out in advance with the mechanical characteristics – hardness, wear resistance, strength and deformability.
According to the degree of density, wood is divided into three main groups: Continue reading