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Chair finishes

What are Chair Finishes?   

Chair finishes add protection and enhance the wood's beauty. Popular finish options include varnish, penetrating resin, shellac, lacquer, wax, and oil. Finishing is almost always present in wood pieces because it serves an important purpose in the life of a piece of furniture. ...

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Purdue University Study Finds Wooden Chairs Best for Environment

Award-winning professor, Dr. Eva Haviarova, finds eco-friendly solutions for the use of wood materials and their residues for sustainable furniture construction. She pioneered a study in the Wood Research Lab that has many pertinent findings. The study scientifically concluded that wood chairs are by far...

The Environmental Effects of Construction Materials

The Environmental Effects of Construction Materials

Historically, the responsibility of avoiding climate disasters has been placed on individuals, encouraging everyone to “do their part” by reducing, reusing, and recycling. That dynamic has been shifting. Over the past couple of years, there has been a dramatic push for businesses to dedicate resources...

What is biophilic design?

What is Biophilic Design? 

Biophilic design is the concept of bringing elements of nature to indoor spaces. Builders and designers can incorporate nature through patterns, light, water features, views, and even scents. ...