How to Choose Wood for Furniture Making

Different types of wood samples for furniture making sitting on a rustic wood table.
Are you interested in building your own furniture but do not know where to start? At Birchwood Furniture, we know everything when it comes to furniture–including which building materials are best. While almost any type of wood can be used to build furniture, some woods are a better choice depending on your goals, your budget, [...]

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How to Arrange Furniture in an Awkward Living Room

A couple smiles at each other while they move their new sofa into their living room.
Your living room is one of the most important rooms in your home. It’s where your friends and family gather and create memories for years to come, which is why it’s so important to have a living room you can enjoy.  As you can probably guess, how you organize the furniture within your living room [...]

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What Is Veneer Wood?

When it comes to furniture, choosing high-quality, expertly-crafted pieces can have your family enjoying them for generations. What your furniture is made of can impact its durability, the price, and how likely it can be customized to your vision and style. When it comes down to it, high-quality furniture is made from high-quality materials. Comparing [...]

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The Best Wood for Furniture (Maple, Oak & More)

Different types of wood displayed on table that could be used to build furniture
If you’re in the market for a new piece of furniture, we know it can get exhausting looking through hundreds of products and wondering which one you should buy. A common question we get asked when people are looking for new furniture is which type of wood is the best.  Well, there are many different [...]

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How to Furnish a Family Room

The family room is the heart of any home. It is a place to gather, enjoy time together, make memories, and relax in comfort. When it comes to furnishing a family room, it is important to take into account style, function, and durability. You can create a family-friendly space with your choice of seating, fabric, [...]

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The Pros & Cons of Custom Furniture

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When choosing furniture for your home, there is a lot to keep in mind—quality, comfort, functionality, and design. Custom furniture allows for the choice to be in your hands. If you are looking for something specific to add to your bedroom, living room, dining room, or home office, custom furniture is a way to create [...]

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How to Set Up a Home Office

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You don’t have to feel bad about hitting snooze one more time when the commute is less than a minute from your comfortable bedroom to your home office. With more work-from-home or hybrid opportunities, there are plenty of benefits to putting more thought into setting up your home office. And the fun part is you [...]

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6 Tips for Choosing Furniture for Small Spaces

Small living area with sofa, coffee table and office table
A small living space doesn’t mean design and comfort have to be compromised. A room can still feel balanced and functional with added elements of your personal style. Quality, long-lasting furniture that can be customized to meet the needs of your space will ensure you’re getting the specific dimensions you need. Customization also gives you [...]

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How Much Does It Cost to Reupholster a Sofa?

Guilty dog next to ripped of sofa that will need to be Reupholstered
A sofa can be one of the most used items in your home. It is a place of comfort and memories with your family and friends, which can mean the sofa will see some wear and tear over time.  If you’re looking for a little sofa rejuvenation, consider the following ways to give your furniture [...]

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