Cotswold Furniture

Cotswold Furniture Cotswold Furniture is Steeped in History The Cotswolds have a rich history of design, especially in the fields of Cotswold furniture, arts and crafts. Inspiration is said to be due to the stunning scenery and beautiful architecture of the area. There is one person who should also be […]

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A Guide to Tub Chairs – 2

Leather Tub Chairs with an Oak Coffee Table Tub Chairs Part 2 The tub chair has a longer history than you may think In the first of this two-part special on tub chairs we looked at the place a tub chair can hold in your house, in this second part […]

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A Guide to Tub Chairs – 1

Leather Tub Chair with Mango Side Table Tub Chairs Part 1 In the first of this two-part special on tub chairs we find out what a tub chair can do for your home, and give you some ideas that you may not have thought of with regards to tub chairs. […]

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TV Cabinets – A Guide

Newark Solid Oak TV Cabinet Consierations When Buying a Television Cabinet When one is buying a television, there are various considerations – is it plasma, LCD or OLED? Is it HD ready? Does it have enough inputs for all the games consoles, DVD player and Sky box? The list goes […]

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Majestic Mahogany 2

Louis Philippe Mahogany Furniture Louis Philippe & His Influence on Mahogany Furniture In the first of our two-part blog post on mahogany furniture we looked at its original heyday in the pre-French revolution era of the eighteenth century. In this second part we will look at its subsequent revivals, starting […]

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Majestic Mahogany 1

Sleigh Mahogany Bedroom Suite Mahogany Furniture – A Gift From France In the first part of this two-part blog special we will be looking at how French mahogany furniture took Europe by storm before being snuffed out in its prime. Then, in the second part, we will look at its […]

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The Veneer Cover-up! 2

Cross-Section of Solid Mahogany Veneers are the great furniture cover-up Without the use of veneers you need the highest quality solid pieces of wood, whereas if you want to cut costs you’d just use a cheap bit of wood with a veneer. This will cause a lack of strength and […]

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The Veneer Cover-up! Part 1

Veneer Over Poor Quality Wood Veneer can be a confusing term. Here’s our guide to the pros and cons of veneered furniture. In the first of this two-part blog post we will discover that veneers are often employed by online furniture retailers to disguise the inadequacies of their furniture. What […]

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Hand Crafted Furniture 2

Hand crafted furniture is a high quality investment. In the second part of our look at hand crafted furniture we will discover the processes and skills that go into making hand crafted furniture and how it can actually save you money! Dovetail Joints on Drawers Furniture, hand crafted by skilled […]

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