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Spring Cleaning Starts With Reconsidering Your Old Furniture

Spring Cleaning Starts With Reconsidering Your Old Furniture

March 22, 2018 Blog, General

That old bookshelf whose veneer is peeling. That old chair that creaks every time you sit down. That old dining room table that’s on its last leg (literally). When you’re sprin...

3 Ideas For Dressing Up Your Kitchen Table This Easter

3 Ideas For Dressing Up Your Kitchen Table This Easter

March 13, 2018 Blog, General

Easter is all about getting together with family, sharing a large meal and indulging in more than your fair share of chocolate. It’s about also welcoming in the springtime, celeb...

This Valentine’s Day, Give Solid Wood Furniture Instead Of Chocolates

This Valentine’s Day, Give Solid Wood Furniture Instead Of Chocolates

January 24, 2018 Blog

You can go one of two ways this Valentine’s Day: you can take the easy way with a respectable, above-average box of chocolates that comes with a printed ribbon on the box, or you...

How To Add “Hygge” To Your Home This Winter

How To Add “Hygge” To Your Home This Winter

January 19, 2018 Blog

A warm cup of mulled wine or cocoa, a wool sweater, a crackling fireplace and a home decked out in solid wood – what is it about these things that make them so lovely and invitin...

5 Tips For A More Modern Dining Room

5 Tips For A More Modern Dining Room

January 12, 2018 Blog

There’s a tendency to want to dismiss the dining room as purely functional – you eat your meals there, and that’s about it. But a dining room is a whole lot more than just a ...

How To Turn Your Modest Apartment Into A Holiday Dream Home

How To Turn Your Modest Apartment Into A Holiday Dream Home

December 23, 2017 Blog

If you live anywhere in the GTA these days, you’ll understand that apartments are getting more, well… modest. As the price of real estate skyrockets, both renters and prospecti...

Colour Matching Different Stains And Solid Woods

Colour Matching Different Stains And Solid Woods

December 18, 2017 Blog

A question we get here at Woodcraft from time to time is how to match the colours in your home against different types of wood and different types of stain. All different woods are...

3 Trendy Ideas To Help Modernize Your Dining Room This Christmas

3 Trendy Ideas To Help Modernize Your Dining Room This Christmas

December 13, 2017 Blog

Dining rooms have changed a fair bit over the years – nowadays, they’re a far cry from the linoleum-floored kitchens of yore, with their olive green brocade drapes and upholste...

Veneer Vs. Solid Wood Furniture — The Choice Is Clear!

Veneer Vs. Solid Wood Furniture — The Choice Is Clear!

November 28, 2017 Blog

Just off the top, it’s pretty clear where we at Woodcraft stand on the issue of veneer vs. solid wood; after all, we’ve been in the business of handcrafting solid wood furnitur...

How To Care For Your Solid Wood Furniture This Winter

How To Care For Your Solid Wood Furniture This Winter

November 20, 2017 Blog

Apparently, the winter here in Ontario is supposed to be pretty bleak this year, if the Farmer’s Almanac is anything to go by. It’s a bit of a let-down, given last years fairly...

A Guide To Wood: The Best Types For Hand Made Furniture

A Guide To Wood: The Best Types For Hand Made Furniture

November 13, 2017 Blog

Pretty much universally, people love the look of solid wood furniture, with its sturdy, striking, eye-catching qualities that remind us of nature and of the value of craftsmanship....

Holiday Entertaining Starts With Solid Wood Furniture

Holiday Entertaining Starts With Solid Wood Furniture

October 20, 2017 Blog

There’s really nothing finer, in the middle of winter when the weather’s crummy and the ground is covered in sleet or snow, than huddling together with friends over the dining ...