1. Handy Tips for Cleaning Leather Sofas

    Handy Tips for Cleaning Leather Sofas

    Leather sofa are timeless pieces that give class and style to every home. The good news is, you no longer have to break the bank to add that comfortable and luxurious looking leather sofa to complete and anchor your living room style. However, many homeowners are concerned over the tedious maintenance and cleaning of a leather sofa.

    Contrary to popular believe, high quality leather sofas are easy to maintain (if you know how), durable and ages beautifully with time. This is especially true for our Full Grain Italian Leather Sofas. If you do not quite know what are the different types of leather, which is right for you and which to avoid, do check out our Ultimate Leather Guide for Sofas first!

    Here are some simple and handy tips to keep your leather sofa happy and healthy:

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  2. American Black Walnut – The Best Wood for Dining Tables

    American Black Walnut – The Best Wood for Dining Tables

    Native to the eastern regions of North America, American Black Walnut is a medium to large hardwood that is commonly used for furniture making. In recent years, the American Black Walnut has become a very popular choice of wood for natural live edge tables. The gorgeous dark brown colour and unique grains of the wood would definitely be a perfect addition to your home.

    Still considering what wood would be the best? Read on to find out more why the American Black Walnut is definitely the best wood for dining table!

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  3. Customisable And Walk-in Wardrobes Too Expensive? Tips On Having A Beautiful Wardrobe Without Breaking The Bank

    Customisable And Walk-in Wardrobes Too Expensive? Tips On Having A Beautiful Wardrobe Without Breaking The Bank

    And so you wanted to build a walk-in wardrobe or a customised wardrobe to maximise the space you have. But no matter where you look, prices are between $200 - $600 per foot run.

    In truth, the cost price for the material and installation is not that high. Most of the significant margins you are paying for go to the designers, contractors and other middlemen which really isn't necessary.

    This article tells you how to get the designer wardrobe look, without breaking the bank.

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  4. What is Burl Wood?

    What is Burl Wood?

    Every piece of wood is a unique and beautiful creation from the nature; no two pieces are alike. One of the greatest joys for us when working with wood is enjoying every grain and feature on the wood, and knowing that every individual piece is one of its kinds. Today we will be sharing more on Burl Wood and its beauty.

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  5. All You Need To Know About Teak

    All You Need To Know About Teak

    Often nicknamed as “The King of Hardwood”, Teak is one of the best wood you can find in the world for furniture. It is valued not only for its grains and hue, but also for its resistance to cracking, warping, rotting and corrosion when in contact with steel.

    Sounds too good to be true? Not really! Let us bring you through some of the important and fun facts about teak wood and what to look out for before purchasing!

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  6. Planning Your Dining Area

    Planning Your Dining Area

    Dining furniture is definitely an integral part of your home. They are more than just tables and chairs; it is where you catch up with your love ones over a meal. Imagine walking into a home where everything is spaced perfectly – you don’t have to squeeze behind a chair or make a big round just to reach to your kitchen. Nowadays, it is much tougher to do that due to smaller living space.

    The trick? Properly plan your space! This article aims to help you plan the perfect dining area that combines functionality with aesthetics.

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  7. Why We Don't Sell Suar Wood

    Why We Don't Sell Suar Wood

    This is a long article. However, if you intend to purchase a piece of wood slab furniture, I highly encourage you to look through it diligently. It could prevent much heartache in the future.

    TL;DR

    Many of our customers come to us enquiring about Suar wood. We avoid Indonesian Suar wood at all costs as it is a problematic product; it warps, splits and grows mold easily. Indonesia lacks the technology and processes to properly dry their wood, and factories there tend to take shortcuts when it comes to drying their wood properly. The easiest way to see if wood is dried properly is to make sure it is below 7cm in thickness; it is simply not possible to properly Kiln-dry pieces thicker than that.

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  8. Do I need to match my wood colour? And 3 other colour tips for selecting your wood furniture.

    Do I need to match my wood colour? And 3 other colour tips for selecting your wood furniture.

    One big question when selecting wood furniture is: Do I need to match my wood colour?

    The short answer to this is: no.

    Different shades of wood naturally go well with each other, hence you don't have to enforce consistency in all your wood selection. This tip saves you the headache and the money.

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  9. Suar Wood vs South American Walnut vs American Walnut – What’s the difference?

    Suar Wood vs South American Walnut vs American Walnut – What’s the difference?

    Many of our discerning customers have pointed out that our South American Walnut slabs look very similar to Suar wood. They are right to point out so, as these trees are actually of the same species. However, just as dogs are technically of the same species but look very different, not all trees in the same species are made equal. Many are also confused about the difference between American Black Walnut and South American Walnut, a phenomenon no doubt attributable to misrepresentation by certain Singaporean retailers. This article aims to clear all doubts about the similarities and differences between Suar wood, South American Walnut and American Walnut.

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  10. The Ultimate Guide to Wood

    The Ultimate Guide to Wood

    Solid wood, veneer, plywood, laminates... confused with all the wood terminologies out there? This condensed guide will clear all your doubts.

    You may have heard conflicting statements asserting, "Solid wood is always the best" or "Veneer lasts longer because it doesn't deform like solid wood". So which is the best?

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