Live Edge Tables

Woodworking and carpentry production. Elm slab coffee table. Close-up. Furniture manufacture

Live edge tables can be the right choice for you if you’re seeking furniture that will make a statement in any room of your home. Live edge tables have been around since the dawn of time. They were a cost-effective and time-efficient approach to create usable, long-lasting furniture. During the construction of their dwellings, early… Continue reading Live Edge Tables

Pine Slabs: Woodworking Tips

pine wood texture

Pine slabs are one of the most prevalent softwood species found in today’s home centers. There are several varieties of pine to pick from when woodworking, but they all tend to get lumped together and are often seen as being good only for building shelving, framing, or other projects not typically associated with fine woodworking.… Continue reading Pine Slabs: Woodworking Tips

Finish Options For Your DIY Projects

The worker is painting the wooden terrace

What Is Varnish? Varnishes come in many different types of ingredients and durability levels, as well as interior, exterior, and varieties for use in water. The majority of varnishes are applied with a brush. Some are simple to apply and very vulnerable to dust. Others provide a beautiful, durable, and deep finish, but they require… Continue reading Finish Options For Your DIY Projects

Monkey Pod Wood: What Can It Be Used For?

Amazing table made of large lacquered textured live edge monkey pod wood slab for dining room on blue background close view from above

Monkey Pod wood is a popular choice for custom projects due to its numerous desirable properties. This beautiful, long-lasting wood is perfect for furniture, ornamental pieces, carvings, and other exquisite handcrafted items. Monkey Pod wood possesses many of the attributes that woodworkers value. Here, we’ll look at the advantages of Monkey Pod wood and what… Continue reading Monkey Pod Wood: What Can It Be Used For?

Uses For Black Walnut Wood

Black walnut wood is a long-lasting hardwood that has historically been used to make furniture, flooring, and even musical instruments. It comes in a rich brown color with black streaks and is widely available. This post discusses some of the best uses for black walnut wood in projects! Blacks Walnut trees have been around for… Continue reading Uses For Black Walnut Wood

Custom Furniture: Is It Worth It?

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“We saw this table or piece of furniture in the store or on a website, but can you construct it for us?” Questions like this are pretty common for us. We can absolutely make something similar, but there is a good chance it will be at a higher price than what you saw for the… Continue reading Custom Furniture: Is It Worth It?

Caring For Your Custom Furniture

Cleaning table by hand

Custom furniture is often more expensive than its factory made counterparts. However, with those costs, you also receive unparalleled craftsmanship and durability. But, even though custom pieces are sturdy, it does not mean they can be neglected. Proper Care The best comparison for your table is the hood of your car. You wouldn’t drag a… Continue reading Caring For Your Custom Furniture

Why Use Live Edge Wood For a Table?

Modern live edge elm slab coffee table with inner knot in bizarre pattern shape and tree rings. Table top on metal support

When building a modern dining or living area, live edge wood furniture is a must. It is the perfect way to spruce up any space in your home! We are here to answer many of the common questions that we receive about live edge options so that you can feel confident in your choice. Live… Continue reading Why Use Live Edge Wood For a Table?

Choosing a Table Height That Is Appropriate For Your Needs

Red cup with dots on wooden table

Have you finally decided to build your own custom table, but don’t know where to start? The first thing you need to know is what type of table you want to build. Bar, counter, and standard-height tables, like most things, have advantages and disadvantages. It’s simply a matter of determining which table height is most… Continue reading Choosing a Table Height That Is Appropriate For Your Needs

The Best Wood for Indoor Furniture

A large stack of cut logs.

Wood is stunning, versatile, lively, and durable. It can survive generations with proper maintenance. This is why finding high quality timber for your next project is crucial! Reclaimed Secrets is here to help you find the perfect wood for your DIY needs. How do I choose the best wood? The ideal wood for furniture depends… Continue reading The Best Wood for Indoor Furniture