Archive for the 'Wooden Furniture' Category

Filling Exterior Wood

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

On exterior surfaces, water can run off from wood that you have filled and sanded smooth.  You should fill all holes and cracks, and sand them down to compensate for this fact.  This prevents water from penetrating and causing structural damage to the house. A number of different wood fillers are available, but in two [...]

Furniture Design Choices

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Contemporary furniture makes use of a vast range of fabrics, materials and colour schemes, as opposed to the fairly uniform use of wood and darker colours characteristic of traditional furniture. This new and fresh approach has its origins some years back in the early part of the 20th century, when movements like Bauhaus swept across [...]

Transforming your Garden with a Wood Gazebo

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Now that the teenagers have taken over the den, you need an extra entertainment area, where you and your friends can have a dinner together; a place where you can kick back, relax, chat, and have sundowners in the evening.  You need an adult place where you can express your individual style and be snug [...]

A New Headboard Provides an Instant Change to any Bedroom

Friday, August 27th, 2010

You want a new look in the bedroom but can’t afford to replace your entire bedroom set.  One option that might meet your needs is to just change the headboard—or add one if your current bed doesn’t have one. The headboard of a bed sets the design theme for the entire bed, and often the [...]

Space Saving Beds

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

In any busy household or even for people living on their own in small studio flats, space is at a premium. In fact wherever you live, over a period of time you’re likely to naturally to fill up whatever space you have and saving it is something of an art form. Bedrooms in particular, often [...]

Gazebo Deals

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

In the warmer months in the UK, gazebos produce a high number of sales for many high street and online retailers. When the spring and summer seasons arrive it is time to get outside and start having some fun. However, safety in the sun is very important and an outdoor gazebo can provide extra protection [...]

Maintaining Your Gazebo

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Cleaning your garden gazebo is an important part of basic maintenance and will certainly lengthen its useful lifespan. How you maintain and clean your gazebo will depend on several factors: type, size, manufacturer and so on. It is important to always refer to the manufacturer’s instructions before cleaning any part of your gazebo, but there [...]

Gazebos – perfect for lazy summer days!

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Whether you’re in need of a sheltered area for a social function, want to improve your garden by providing it with a useful focus, or need to knock something up in a hurry as economically as possible for a private party, a garden gazebo is the natural choice. The open tents familiar from garden fetes [...]

How to Treat Woodworm

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Not every case of woodworm can be treated via DIY. In cases where structural timbers are affected, treatment is best left to the professionals. But, if yours is a milder case of woodworm, then there is no reason why you can’t tackle the problem yourself. To determine how much damage has been done, use a [...]

World of Gazebos

Monday, April 26th, 2010

If you’re looking for a way to increase the attractiveness and potential of your garden, but don’t want to spend too much money on expensive extensions or redesigns, why not consider a garden gazebo? These open-sided, covered structures are familiar to anyone who’s seen a bandstand, and they are available in all shapes and sizes, [...]