From which tree is it better to choose a countertop
Interior products from natural solid wood are beautiful, environmentally friendly and, with proper protective treatment, have been serving their owners for decades. The operation of countertops depends on the right…

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How to equip a student’s workplace?
An effective design decision is the last thing that should worry parents concerned about the problem of creating a children's “work room”. The main criterion for choosing all the details…

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Chair history
Such a usual piece of furniture for us as a chair was once not accessible to everyone. In Russia, until the time of Peter's reforms, everyone, including those close to…

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Home-made furniture for home and garden

Not so long ago, home-made furniture was in almost every home. With the disappearance of the deficit, interest in the products of craftsmen-furniture makers fell significantly, but in recent years it has revived. Moreover, home-made wood furniture with their own hands has become quite a popular hobby, which also brings tangible benefits, and also serves as the pride of the owner of the house.

Joiner or cabinetmaker?
DIY dining room furniture
Home-made furniture in the dining room
Representatives of these two professions were involved in furniture production. Joiners were entrusted with the production of simple and rough furniture: for example, stools, chairs without upholstery, benches and other furnishings with ordinary trim. 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

DIY Scratch Repair on Wooden Furniture: Proven Tools

Scratches on wooden furniture inevitably appear during its operation. They spoil the appearance of the coating and contribute to the rapid wear of wood. Fortunately, most damage to a tree can be easily masked or repaired on its own. However, do not use folk methods – they can not only be useless, but also spoil the furniture! It is better to purchase specialized tools designed for working with wood. In this article we will look at popular tools for repairing wooden furniture, their advantages and disadvantages.
Furniture Wax

Furniture Wax – A proven tool for removing scratches from wooden surfaces. For small cracks, soft wax is best, and hard wax is suitable for deep damage. The composition, in its consistency resembling plasticine, is hammered into a scratch and perfectly levels the surface. Continue reading

DIY Scratch Repair on Wooden Furniture: Proven Tools
Scratches on wooden furniture inevitably appear during its operation. They spoil the appearance of the coating and contribute to the rapid wear of wood. Fortunately, most damage to a tree…

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The Psychology of Smooth Lines in Design
“The tyranny of the line has become absolute. A straight line is something cowardly, drawn along the line, without emotions and thoughts; it is a line that does not exist…

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How to restore old furniture yourself
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…

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