What are the common woods of American furniture?
Posted by hw on December 13th, 2019
Good furniture is inseparable from good materials. Buying furniture is too cumbersome, and it is said that it is solid wood, but bad merchants use inferior wood to charge it. This kind of furniture is naturally not strong and will not last long. There are thousands of kinds of wood. What kind of wood is suitable for American furniture? In order to have a deeper understanding of furniture and wood, observers from Mello made a special flight to Shantou Yihua Life Research Institute to ask experts for advice.
Good dining room furniture factoryis inseparable from good materials. Buying furniture is too cumbersome, and it is said that it is solid wood, but bad merchants use inferior wood to charge it. This kind of furniture is naturally not strong and will not last long. There are thousands of kinds of wood. What kind of wood is suitable for American furniture?
In order to have a deeper understanding of furniture and wood, observers from Mello made a special flight to Shantou Yihua Life Research Institute to ask experts for advice.
In Shenghua factory of Yihua Life, Zhang Shengqing, the deputy director of the craft department who has dealt with furniture for decades, introduced to us that generally speaking, American box furniture, imported boxwood, ash, pine and so on are commonly used in American furniture. Let's take a closer look with the observer of Merlot!
Boxwood from California has an average price of 3,300-3,700 yuan per cubic meter. The appearance of the boxwood is sloping and the color is bright yellow or light yellow-brown.
Hard, fine-grained boxwood
Boxwood grows slowly and takes a century to become a tree. Because it grows extremely slowly, the wood texture of boxwood furniture is extremely delicate. There are fewer large boxwoods. Most of them are used for small round carvings or inlays. After carving and polishing Comparable to ivory.
Boxwood also has a very light aroma, fresh and strong, which can act as a mosquito repellent. Boxwood is hard, durable, and highly resistant to corrosion. It has a long life.
North American boxwood has a specific gravity of about 450 kg per cubic meter, which is moderate in weight and not easily deformed. It is suitable for machining. It has the advantages of flat layout, fine texture, uniform color, good coloring effect, easy processing, and no burrs. It is used as a support part in American furniture.
Antique old craftsmanship, chest of drawers made of boxwood
Boxwood also has new and old points. Because of the characteristics of boxwood that is not easy to dry, some factories on the market are not dried properly due to many problems in cost or equipment. The boxwood furniture produced will easily crack and deform. .
Boxwood may have old insect eyes, old cracks, old tenon eyes, etc. in some places, which are easy to deform, love worms, and shrink severely.
Pine wood takes 15-30 years to grow, and the average market price is 1630-1710 yuan / m³. Since ancient times, people have tied pine with bamboo and plum, praising it as the "three friends of the old cold". Bai Song is a poet, painter, and an object of singing and depiction. He has a reputation of being "flooded in the millennium pine", and his whole body is treasure.
Soft colors, plain texture, environmentally friendly pine wood
Pine wood with a light fragrance is generally produced in Russia or New Zealand. It has the characteristics of simple and generous texture, plump and smooth lines, and exudes the flavor of logs. It is often used to make mirror dressing table connections and other parts.
Pine is basically not manually trimmed, so after processing into wood, the branches and leaves will leave traces of natural growth. The natural pine wood texture is very fine, so the furniture made of pine wood is very environmentally friendly. At the same time, the special smell of pine wood-pine fragrance, is good for human health.
The unpainted pine furniture retains its natural texture. Even the painted pine furniture has a significantly lower formaldehyde content than other furniture.
Pine wood is soft and easy to crack and deform.
The natural color of pine wood needs to be well maintained, it will easily change color after sun and rain.
Ash wood has the advantages of high quality, strong durability, elasticity, beautiful appearance and natural texture, high gloss, and corrosion resistance. And the material texture is light, and the furniture made is also lightweight. At present it is relatively scarce and mainly relies on imports. The average price is 7400-7900 yuan per square meter.
Ash wood is often used to make American-style furniture, floors, high-grade coat racks, decorative moldings, fine woodwork products, sports equipment, tool handles, etc.
High density, clear wood grain, durable and antiseptic ash
The furniture made of ash wood has a magnificent appearance, simple and natural wood grain, shiny feel, smooth feel, strong durability, good anti-corrosion performance, and is suitable for dry climates.
Ash wood usage history:
Ash wood is very popular among European emperors and nobles. In the Victorian period (1840-1910), there were a lot of furniture made of ash wood. The handles, high chairs, jewelry boxes, dressing tables ... are all deeply Gothic Influence, exquisite production, exquisite carvings, soft and elegant texture.
Ash wood bedside table
Disadvantages of ash:
Ash wood grows slowly and its cost is high. Raw materials come from abroad. The return shipping cost affects the total price of ash wood.
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