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Difference Between Sapwood and Heartwood

Sapwood You can usually spot the difference between the two distinct parts of the tree’s xylem if you were to view a crosscut of a mature hardwood tree’s trunk. Once you remove the comparatively thin outer layers, the tree is essentially made up of the sapwood, which is lighter colored wood, and heartwood, which is […]

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16 Decorator Tricks for Small Apartments

Go Light Use light colors on the walls and floor. Softer hues can make a cramped room feel bigger and brighter. Hang a Mirror Place a mirror opposite a window and it will bounce light around the room, making the space feel airier. The bigger the mirror, the better. Sprinkle in Some Metallics A shimmery […]

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American Oak vs Malaysian Oak

Another commonly asked question is; what is Malaysian Oak? Or rather, is there a difference between Malaysian and American Oak? Since they carry the same wood type, they must be the same, right? To answer this question, we need to investigate the 2 in detail. A quick check on wikipedia reveals the following; American Oak […]

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Q & A

Q: If you’re selling real solid wood, then why is it so affordably priced? A: Because we work directly with manufacturers at the source. By manufacturers we mean THE factories that craft raw untreated timber into furniture and not distributors that merely move goods in bulk regardless of design. The high street prices you see […]