Buying Furniture at OaklandsFurniture Store & AfterCare

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At OakLandsFurniture ebay store we take great pride in assisting you to make the right choice for your investment for your home for oak furniture and Indian wood furniture we want you to be happy with your furniture,  We have written a article on after care of your furniture to ensure your furniture lasts for years to come.

Prior purchase please ensure your furniture is the correct size we have inserted measurements to ensure you are able to make a decision on buying and a added bonus we know its difficult to purchase furniture online without the touch and feel so we have inserted videos against our listings so you are able to see the different actual colour texture and grain of the furniture to assist you in making your choice.

CARING FOR YOUR REAL WOOD FURNITURE
Where furniture has been handcrafted from Indian hardwood a medium hardwood rich in character. Each piece is handmade using traditional methods In India and tools producing singular pieces unique to its owners.

CARE INSTRUCTIONS
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As the surface has a natural wax finish great care should be taken to avoid any liquids being spilt onto the surface as this may mark the furniture. Any spills should be wiped away immediately using a dry cloth and the surface re-waxed as required.

. Always use protective coasters or mats. Do not place cups ,glasses or hot items directly onto surface as this can cause permanent damage.

. Avoid exposing the furniture to excessive heat or direct sunlight as this can cause cracking and discolouration of the timber.

. Do not use silicone based aerosol polish as this will remove the natural wax. Never use a damp cloth as this may also remove part of the wax coating.
. For everyday care ,Wipe with a dry cloth or duster to achieve a premium finish regularly apply a natural beeswax polish using a dry cloth and buff up ensuring any excess wax is removed.

. Solid wood products delivered without treatment are very sensitive to the changes of relative humidity .Transported and warehoused products may have variations of board pieces up to +- 1-6mm

. Take care when moving furniture and never drag the item across the floor as this will cause damage to the joints

IMPORTANT
The final finishing process involves a colour stain and lacquer being applied followed by several coats of natural wax to enhance the wood grain. You may find that part of the packaging leave impressions in soft wax. These can simply be polished out with a soft cloth once your furniture has warmed to room temperature.

The CHARACTERISTICS OF REAL WOOD
WOOD GRAIN (SEE FIG 1 IMAGE)
You may find differences in wood grain appearance this is a natural affect created during the maturing process. As the tree grows the older sections in the tree develop thicker clearer grain patterns. Your furniture may be made from several cuttings of the same tree creating contrast of markings.

SAPWOOD (SEE FIG 2 & 3 IMAGE)
Shows a section of sapwood common in most timbers which you find randomly throughout your furniture. Sapwood and random pigmentation are common marking in real wood and not to be seen as a defect.

KNOTTING (SEE IMAGE FIG 4 & 5)
Knotting is the most common markings and is the fingerprint of natural wood. These vary in size and occur frequently in natural wood products this is why every piece of furniture is unique no two pieces will be quiet the same unlike mass produced veneered or foil laminated furniture.

PIN MARKINGS (SEE IMAGE 6)
Pin markings are also a distinguishing feature of hand made furniture .These will appear irregularly wherever the craftsmen requires additional bonding and support you will notice this is also a common characteristics in antique furniture.




 
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