5 Benefits of Wood Furniture

Wood furniture is not a fad—this material has been used in furniture construction for generations and offers a timeless look.  Suitable for both residential + commercial use and holds up well to every day use.  We could create a much longer list of why wood furniture is so great, but let's just start with these 5.

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1.  Durability

There is strength and durability to a well made piece of wood furniture, especially when made from domestic hardwoods (that's all we use- Oak, Ash, Maple and Walnut).  Solid wood furniture is timeless, sturdy and built to last generations, even centuries.  This provides an incredible value for your money.

We love the beauty of real wood, it can't be replicated.  Rays, heartwood, curling are all a natural part of the mature material and add character to your furniture.  It should be celebrated!

Reception desk by Edgework Creative  Wood Kitchen Island by Edgework Creative

High use spaces endure wood furniture well.  Check out this custom white oak reception desk for a commercial office space (left) and a custom walnut kitchen island (right) for a historic home.

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Shop our selection of furniture online- some of it is in stock and ready to ship or pick up.  Seen above is our Lumi dining table in white oak, Principal Chair in Ash and our Seneca dining table in Maple.

2.  Versatility

Wood furniture looks good in any design- industrial, farmhouse, traditional, modern, contemporary, etc.  Whatever your style, it can be built in wood. 

Stadium furntiure by Edgework Creative Restaurant tables by Edgework Creative

Commercial furniture in a bold + big soccer stadium and a soft and ethereal corner of a restaurant we made booths and tables for.

Solid wood dining table by Edgework Creative Wood dining table by Edgework Creative

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Above features a wide range of dining tables for just about any style home.

3.  Sustainability

Wood grows naturally, and modern forestry standards harvest wood in a sustainable way to preserve the environment of the forest. In addition, the wood we use in our furniture is sourced locally, reducing transportation costs.  Check out what House Beautiful had to say about "Why Wood is the Sustainable Material You Need in Your Home".

And if you think the cost of quality furniture is too high, we encourage you to think about the per use cost when it lasts a lifetime (or longer).  The NY Times recently published this article about the "fast furniture" industry.

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The Brax Walnut desk in Sunrise highlights the natural beauty of Walnut.

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Customize your own Principal dining chairs or our Ryder dining table in your favorite species of wood.

4. Variety

We offer a wide range of finish options in our standard wood materials (Oak, Ash, Maple and Walnut).  We can all but guarantee you can find a color or achieve your specific look with our selection of finish options. Our current favorite finishes: Ash in Arctic, Walnut in Sunrise (always) and Oak in Natural.  

Don't forget to think outside the box.  A dining table makes a great desk, as seen below.  Or maybe you need flexibility with your space?  Our HIVE and Brick tables are the most flexible and hard working piece of furniture you will ever own.

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Our Ryder dining table in Ash with our Eclipse finish used as a desk.

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Modular desk by Edgework Creative Modular office furniture by Edgework Creative

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Kids desk by Edgework Creative

Our HIVE tables and Brick tables are created for connectedness, pairing modular flexibility and modern design with a seemingly endless number of configurations.

5.  Style

There is no household area that doesn’t suit the warmth and richness of wooden furniture. Tables, beds, countertops, shelves, cabinetry and mirrors.  Most of all, wood offers a unique combination of aesthetics and structural integrity- built to last.  We offer a selection of standard items on our website (many are in stock) with some customization options or we can help you with a custom project.

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Our custom work makes the options unlimited.  Check out this custom walnut bed we made for a client!

bathroom vanity Wood kitchen cabinets by Edgework Creative

A custom bathroom vanity and kitchen cabinetry- let us help you with your next project!

Custom metal hand railing by Edgework Creative

Restaurant seating by Edgework Creative Lounge Chair by Edgework Creative

Whether you need a custom handrail, restaurant furniture or the perfect place to lounge after a long day- our team can build it.

Our work can be seen in residential + commercial spaces.  Each piece is built to withstand everyday use in either environment.  Wood furniture is a family-friendly choice as well, trust us, we've got 3 kids that test our furniture daily.

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We're a tight-knit team specializing in handcrafted furniture, custom fixtures, making our clients happy and having a good time.

MADE BY REAL PEOPLE FOR REAL LIFE.  Join the fun:  www.edgeworkcreative.co

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