Fabienne Dining Furniture February 25th, 2018 - 11:47:01
Solid wood dining room furniture must be constructed using traditional jointing techniques. If you see metal or plastic connectors, screwed or nailed butt joints or even screwed pocket joints, then expect to pay a budget price. Check under the table and chairs and make sure that the joints are dovetailed or mortise and tenon. These are traditional woodworking joints, stronger than any butt joint and will last a great deal longer. Although you may believe the jointing methods used not to be important, cheap joints might also indicate that corners have been cut in other aspects of the furniture. If you have upholstered dining chairs rather than solid seats, maybe the fabric is cheap and will wear quicker, or the webbing holding the springs will soon burst - if there is webbing and not just a lump of foam! If on corner is cut, then others may be!
Maybe you prefer an oval or circular table, such as that offered by American Craftsman. This furniture company offers a beautiful quarter sawn oak 54 inch round dining table, showing the beautiful graining of the solid wood. It comes with six matching chairs offering a set ideal for any traditional dining room. Rectangular tables are easier to extend for large numbers of guests. Perhaps a fabulous Stickley polished mahogany dining table with leaves that will open to a total of 11 feet and seat ten or more people for these special occasions? There are many other famous furniture manufacturers available online from which you can choose the ideal solid wood dining room furniture.
Most suppliers of solid wood dining room furniture offer you the chairs to match, although there is no reason why you cannot purchase your table from one maker and your dining room chairs from another. If you get the wood the same, then the maker is immaterial, and it is not uncommon for people to find a table with which they instantly fall in love, but don`t like the chairs that come with it. In such cases, keep looking until you find chairs that you are happy with: it`s worth taking your time when you are spending money on furniture for your dining room. You will live with it for a long time.
Another good choice for dining room furniture is fabric-covered seats. They`re a great addition to any dining room ensemble, because upholstered seating will allows for even more customization; you can refresh the look or the colour whenever you like through re-upholstery allowing a truly personal design. You aren`t just limited to fabrics for upholstered dining furniture either. For an extra touch of class, dark leather upholstery is a great choice for your dining room furniture.