5 Tips on How to Select Wood Furniture from Hurtado

As a Black Southern Belle we grew up idolizing our mothers and grandmothers wooden china cabinets and dining tables. No matter how modern our style may get or where life takes, there is always a value in great wood furniture. If you are looking to add to your collection of heirloom pieces or get started in your new home, we have some tips to help your process easier. For the Black Southern Belle who loves wood furniture, we haveA�5 Tips on How to Select Wood Furniture from Hurtado, and always having the option of getting a sofa delivery from Shiply directly to your home . Enjoy your furniture shopping and be sure to share your images with us on social media!



5 Tips on How to Select Wood FurnitureA�

A�1)Check the wood for knots, even on unexposed pieces. Also, check for options of drawers which offer automatic closings, consisting of metal glides to assure a smooth and quiet movement for closing. The rest of the drawers should have a pusha�?latch system. A leveling system should be intact for the inside of the furniture.

2)The inside of furniture should be finished with the same finish as the outside, paying close attention to even the smallest detail.

3)For veneers, look for symmetrical patterns. Veneers should be free of cuts, knots, and other imperfections. Look for depth transparency, movement, and shades in the grain.

4)Marquerty involves covering an entire surface with veneers or inlays in a close-fitting artistic pattern. Consumers seeking top-quality marquetry should look for seamless joints and sophisticated patterns resembling paintings in wood, not simple geometrical shapes.

5) Consumers seeking top-quality hand carving should look for smoothness and detail. Carvings finished by hand make each piece unique and add more value. It will make each piece of furniture an original, genuine piece of art.

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Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

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