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Advantages of Wood Furniture

Updated: Dec 12, 2022

If you want the beauty of authentic nature in your home, a piece of live edge wood furniture might be just do the trick. Instead of a more traditional furniture piece with clean lines, a live edge feature commemorates the natural beauty of a tree. And the best part is that each live edge furniture piece is unique to itself with the tree bark's curves and many other natural features incorporated into the

design.


The advantages of wooden furniture are undeniable. A piece of wood furniture emphasized the natural beauty of the wood will add warmth and character to any room.


Durable


As opposed to the many cheaper materials people use nowadays to make furniture, wood lasts years with very little maintenance. True hardwoods like walnut, white oak, and cherry retain their rich appearance indefinitely. Well-made wooden furniture crafted from hardwoods can last generations, despite heavy use.


Wood is a long-lasting natural material that can stand constant abuse, whether it's spills in the kitchen or scratches in the dining room. Solid wood furniture can last for generations with minimum care.


As long as the piece is well maintained, its value can only grow in the years to come.

Wood wears age like few other materials out there.


Easy to Maintain


Wood furniture is extremely resilient and requires very little maintenance.


Cleaning wood is usually as simple as regularly dusting. Spills and other sticky messes can be cleaned with a wet microfiber cloth. It is as simple as that! If you treat your wood well, you will never have to worry about maintenance past the occasional dusting.


With other materials, namely iron furniture, you will always have to worry about eventual rust if you're not constantly vigilant.


Unique Decor


Adding a piece of wood furniture to a room will completely change its look and feel. Wood furniture offers elegance, charm and sophistication to any room.


Each piece of wood is slightly different. Even if wooden furniture is made the same way, with the same type of material there will be subtle differences. You will notice the differences in beautifully grained woods like quarter sawn white oak or live edge walnut. The slight variations in the thickness and direction of each grain really pop when seen together.


Further, a craftsman has much more freedom when working with wood than any other material. While a machine can only do so much with plastic or metal, an artisan is presented infinite possibilities with solid wood. Solid wood is malleable in the hands of someone who knows what they are doing.


Wood is nature's painting. A creative endeavor unrivaled by man-made materials.

A metal desk can never have the same kind of unique character as a wooden one.

This is one of the main reasons why wooden furniture is so highly valued. Each piece you own will be utterly unique to anything else in the world.


Versatile


The beauty of wood furniture is that it can be changed over time to give it a second, third or fourth life. By sanding and staining, or painting, you can refinish wood furniture and give it an entirely new look.


With wood, flexibility is the name of the game. You are working with a material that responds well to alterations.

If you're someone who is frequently redecorating or shifting the styling of a home or room, wooden furniture is the right choice for you.


Wood furniture can be especially effective in a city apartment or cramped loft. Few things can bring nature back into a tiny urban space like a piece of expertly crafted wood furniture.


For anything wood, Signet Slabs can be a good source of quality slabs! You may reach out to us anytime!




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