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The Ultimate Guide to Painting Oak Furniture

The Ultimate Guide to Painting Oak Furniture

Oak is a durable, sturdy wood that has a gorgeous grain and will last a lifetime if cared for properly, so it’s no surprise that it’s an eternally popular option for furniture. However, from time to time, it can do with a little livening up – if you’ve had a piece for a while and changed décor, or simply want to give it a new lease of life, you might consider painting it. Here, we run you through the ultimate guide to painting oak furniture.
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How To Restore Oak Furniture

How To Restore Oak Furniture

Oak is well-known and respected for its long lifespan and durability but even this sturdy wood occasionally needs restoration and care. Fortunately, it can be easy to maintain and often needs little effort, or money, to do so. Here are some of the best ways to care for your oak.
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How to Modernise Oak Furniture

How to Modernise Oak Furniture

Oak furniture has a classic and timeless appeal with its strong lines and rich, natural grain that looks great polished or painted. However, sometimes modern trends change, and people wish to update the look of their décor without throwing out perfectly good, high quality oak furniture.


Here we take a look at a few ways of modernising and updating oak furniture, so it remains at the very heart of your home.

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How To Measure Your Room Correctly for That Next DIY Project

How To Measure Your Room Correctly for That Next DIY Project

DIY can be a fun and productive way of upgrading a house or living area without the expense of hiring tradespeople to do it for you. However, sometimes over-eagerness can get the better of us and what should be a simple job often goes awry due to lack of preparation. 

With a little forethought, a DIY project can be a gratifying creative outlet with practical applications. Here, we show you how to measure a room correctly, so you needn’t have any awkward moments on your next DIY undertaking.

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Can You Upcycle Oak Furniture?

Can You Upcycle Oak Furniture?

Oak furniture has been eternally popular due to its sturdiness and quality but being a natural product, it’s also liable to damage and suffer age-related wear and tear. Many people are understandably reluctant to throw out their worn furniture because of the quality of the grain but don’t know what to do with it otherwise. 

This is where upcycling may be a useful option. It goes beyond simply restoring oak furniture and presents a different use for it that still allows you to keep it in the home.

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