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Furniture Characteristics

Indian furniture Characteristics

Every piece of furniture here at Lifestyle Furniture is totally unique as they are hand made right from the beginning. Every piece of furniture have difference markings and imperfections as they are completely natural due to the stunning appearance of the grain in each piece of furniture. The charm and appeal of solid wood furniture is its totally natural look and rustic feel which ensures the piece of furniture will be a great addition to any home.

Natural imperfections are part and parcel of solid wood furniture, here is a list of what you may experience with hand made solid wood furniture:

Graining

Graining

The grains in each piece of wood may vary in colour. It is completely natural and happens during the tree’s maturing process. If the grain patterns are thicker and clearer in a piece of furniture, it means that particular piece of wood was relatively old and mature.

Sap Markings

Sap Markings

Sap markings are quite common in wood furniture, they are a natural occurrence in real wood and can cause slight pigmentations in the wood.

Knotting

Knotting

This is one of the most common occurrences in natural wood. The knots can vary from shape, size and colour which can make a piece of furniture extremely stunning.

Staining

Staining

Staining is very common is Sheesham wood, it is the natural staining of the grains within the wood and can add a lot of character within a piece of furniture.

Natural Markings

Natural Markings

These types of markings can look a lot like water marks which are completely random markings within the wood.

Medullary Rays

Medullary Rays

As a natural product, the colour and grain of oak can vary from one piece to another. Medullary Rays is a natural occuring also referred to as pith rays or wood rays, a characteristic found in most woods but most striking in hard woods such as oak and will add character, beauty and uniqueness to your furniture.

Medullary rays (also known as Pith Rays or Tiger Marks) are sometimes mistaken for damaged, repaired or water marked wood but are in fact a natural feature of the timber and a sign that what you have bought is real wood that will last you for many years.