Category: Furniture

Healthy Living

Let’s be honest. Trying to live a healthy, clean life is not easy. We are under constant pressure to buy this and consume that. Fast food is everywhere. Highly processed foods are cheap and toothsome. Sugary drinks are offered in our schools and office buildings. It is hard to put up defenses and make a […]

Corporate Greed

No sooner than The Lumber Liquidators scandal of selling flooring with unsafe levels of formaldehyde is out of the news [CBS News, 60 Minutes March 1, 2015 ], do we hear that the very same Lumber Liquidators admits to the illegal importation (and false statements pertaining to) of wood from forests which are home to […]

Unfinished Furniture and Solid Wood Stains

One of the more frequently asked questions we receive at Dapwood is “whether or not to get unfinished furniture” or “what are the advantages of having hand-rubbed linseed oil finish applied.” Finished vs. Unfinished Furniture Just to be clear- unfinished furniture is simply bare wood that has been sanded smooth. No finish has been applied. […]