Have you ever tried to find a unique piece of furniture for your home? If so, you'll know that it's difficult because most furniture is made on a production line or in a factory, leaving no room for individuality. So what do you do? Many people have found that looking for original or heritage materials and designs that are handmade is a great place to start. But there are a few things you should know before you buy reclaimed wood furniture to ensure that you really get something unique and original. This post will tell you what you need to know to make sure you select a beautiful piece of reclaimed wood furniture that will let you successfully make a statement in your home.
If you're looking for a reclaimed wood design, first check the provenance of the wood to ensure you end up with something genuine and well-made that has the potential to last a lifetime.
Make sure your furniture is made from genuine reclaimed wood or heritage wood as it may be called. If it isn’t, you may end up with new wood that has been made to look reclaimed. This means it is not unique and also not sustainable.
Ensure your reclaimed wood furniture has been handmade – this is important because genuine reclaimed wood is not cut to uniform planks but could be repurposed from any source. As a result, reclaimed wood furniture is unlikely to be factory or mass-produced.
Some great bonus features of handmade reclaimed wood furniture are that you will have a one-of-a-kind piece of furniture with personality, individuality and a whole lot of history!
Reclaimed wood furniture is often chosen because it makes a statement and creates a talking point in any room.
Now that you know what to look for, you're ready to browse and search for your own piece of reclaimed wood furniture that will last you for many years.