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  • Astrid Predicts: Shou Sugi Ban
    September 25, 2018 Meghan Adamo

    Astrid Predicts: Shou Sugi Ban

    That’s right, Astrid’s figured out another wood finish you’re going to start seeing in homes everywhere. Last time we looked at Danish Soap Finish, which is great for indoor furniture, but Astrid has calculated that the Japanese method of shou sugi ban is the next trend to watch in wood finishes.
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  • Knock on Wood: How to Care for Your Wood Furniture
    July 24, 2018 Meghan Adamo

    Knock on Wood: How to Care for Your Wood Furniture

    As people strive to fill their homes with more natural materials and reconnect with nature, wood furniture has been gaining in popularity again. Well crafted wood furniture is made to last a lifetime. In fact it can often last several lifetimes, and be passed down in families or take on a new life if sold at a garage sale or thrift store. In order for your wood furniture to make it that long though, it does require some regular care. Today we’re going to look at some dos and don’ts of how to care for your wood furniture.
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