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The Sustainability of Solid Wood Furniture

Hearing the word sustainability may trigger thoughts about ways to live differently, like putting solar panels up or changing the type of light bulbs used. You may even think about sustainability in terms of the current trend of economic growth. But do you ever think about it in relation to the type of furniture you buy? While it may not be the first place you consider environmental responsibility, the type of furniture you decide to invest in is impactful. Sure, it may take three IKEA dining table purchases in the course of five years to finally realize why budgeting for...

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Simply Amish: A Cut Above the Rest

We dive into the history, the process, and the features that separate Simply Amish from the rest of the field. When it comes to quality craftsman Amish furniture, Simply Amish stands apart due to their quality standards and standard features including SmartSlides, one-piece drawer fronts, and a luxurious catalyzed varnish finish.

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Quarter Sawn vs Flat Sawn Oak: The Ultimate Guide

Quarter Sawn vs Flat Sawn Oak. A quick guide to the processes and the differences between quarter sawn oak wood and flat, or plain, sawn oak wood. Structural as well as visual differences are examined and recommendations on which type of cut to choose are made.

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Which Wood is the Right Choice for Your Furniture?

Trying to determine which type of wood is going to be right for you when deciding on furniture and other accents for your home can seem like a daunting task. If you've followed some of our previous posts on cherryoakmaple, and walnut, you may have a bit better idea of the kind of wood you want to use. Modern Bungalow offers an incredible range of furniture from every type of wood so that you can be sure that whatever your preference, you'll find what you're looking for.

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Walnut Wood: A Primer

A primer from Modern Bungalow Craftsman Home Store on walnut wood. Included in this primer is the answer to common questions including: is walnut wood expensive? What are the properties of walnut wood? What makes walnut wood different? We discuss a little bit about the history of walnut wood and its uses in modern woodworking and craftsmanship.

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