Antiqued technique creates a handsome, vintage, timeworn look on new furniture by applying a coat of stain and allowing it to dry completely. The stain is then removed from selected areas, usually edges and corners, using fine-grit sandpaper giving it a faded appearance.
Spot clean only with water based upholstery shampoo or foam upholstery cleaner. Pile fabrics may require brushing to restore appearance. Do not overwet. Do not use solvents or bleach to spot clean. Cushion covers should not be removed for cleaning.
Oak is a strong yet elastic wood with an attractive grain pattern. The age rings in the wood are far apart, giving it a unique appearance.
As resilient as our wood pieces can be, they still require protection and care to safeguard their timeless beauty.
Reproducing what looks like years of dings and dents, this process is done by hand to make physical impressions in the wood.
To create a worn effect, this technique employs a shaping tool that is run along edges and corners.
This technique brings more depth to grain patterns by using a small brush with a very dark stain to put random short dark lines or curves on the surface.
Hand planing is an old-world wood working technique in which a bench plane is moved in different directions across the wood surface prior to finishing in order to cut away some of the wood, and then sanded smooth. When finished, this process accents the undulations in the wood for a natural, hand-crafted appearance.