Seat Yourself: Finding Chairs That Are the Right Match For You and Your Table

In my friends’ family home in Montana, they have a family heirloom that takes up most of the room it’s kept in. It’s a Scandinavian teak dining table, with two center-inserting leaves, and a storage compartment built to the underside to house them. As a part of that set they have eight matching chairs, built

By | 2017-05-29T16:27:08+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Finding Furniture|0 Comments

Curing Lumber: The Often Overlooked Step That Could Cost You Big Time

At One Point In Time, I was gifted a quantity of lovely walnut slabs that had been pulled from somewhere out of a relative’s barn or carport.  The pieces had been cut out of the fork in the tree, and their unique shape both inspired and intimidated me, so they didn’t end up getting used

A Quick Fix For Unwanted Spreading Seams In Your Wood Furniture

Having practiced and perfected the age old craft of wooden joinery, and become masters of making furniture that lasts, the people who built your favorite pieces of furniture don’t usually consider how useful knowing how to deal with split seats and wobbly legs is to the consumer.  In all honesty, while you hope that your

By | 2017-05-25T22:11:54+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Furniture Care, Furniture Tips & Tricks, Wood Furniture|0 Comments

Scratches In Your Wood Furniture? Fix Them Instantly With A Walnut!

  Aging is a funny thing.  It can make wine better, skin worse, and with cheese and relationships it is liable to do either.  In each case, what makes the difference between a well and poorly aged item or person is not the amount of time that it spends aging, but the conditions it spends

By | 2017-05-25T22:11:55+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Categories: Finding Furniture, Furniture Care|0 Comments