Solid Wood Furniture Articles

Buying wooden furniture for the first time can be a confusing and intimidating experience. Customers are bombarded with confusing and often misleading jargon, with terms such as MDF, LVL, particleboard, chipboard, fiberboard, plywood, 'Real' Wood,
Check that your wood is not contributing to deforestation. Many species of trees used in furniture such as teak, mahogany, elm, oak and rosewood are endangered. While there are sources of these endangered wood species that come from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified forests.

At Picket & Rail, we use rubber for protection, to protect the environment. Rubber wood, part of the maple family, is taken from a tree named Hevea Brasiliensis. Yes, if you caught the “Brazil” in that, you might probably have guessed that it was from there that the tree was first brought to our side of the globe. 

“Industry” summons more charming thoughts today than those of manufacturing smokestacks in obscure lands. For all its symbolic meaning or not, it has evolved into a reference of style. Those who have a taste for the industrial look are set to be enraptured by ...........

Today's furniture are made from thousands of natural and man-made materials ranging from natural woods, engineered woods, bamboos, steel, glass, plastic, stone, marble and a host of modern man-made materials. Woods used in modern furniture can be divided into 2 groups..

Wooden furniture is evergreen because it is indubitably strong enough for furniture applications, is sustainable as a construction material and outwits, outplays and outlasts like no other material. Wood is valued in furniture construction for its innate classic beauty, natural warmth and phenomenal durability.