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Fabienne Dining Furniture February 23rd, 2018 - 09:06:02
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!
To bring a true touch of timeless style to your dining room, you can`t really go wrong when you choose wooden furniture, as wooden tables (and chairs) have a classical look that will never go out of style. For a truly elegant look, darker woods (or wood stains like mahogany and ebony) are often the choice for many, a combination of subtle strength and solidity coupled with beauty. When you are looking to buy wooden dining room furniture, it is always worth paying attention to the finish - make sure it has been treated well to last, but not overly varnished, look for a natural shine to polished wood. Remember you need to look after and maintain a wooden table, but it is worth it in the long run!
Solid wood dining room furniture is the best you can get due to its strength, rigidity and hard-wearing properties. However, there are many different woods than can be used, and many different designs, so here is some advice on choosing the furniture for your dining room that best suits your needs, with specific reference to your tables and chairs. You must first decide on how many you want to seat at your table, bearing in mind that some tables can be extended to seat more for special occasions. This question might be answered by the size of your dining room, or perhaps yours is large enough for any size of dining table. Most choose from six to eight: two to four chairs each side and one at each end. However, you can choose larger if you prefer.
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.