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Wood Furniture: To Paint or Not to Paint?: That Is the Question

There is an ongoing debate in DIY camps regarding painting wood furniture. Some folks give painting wood the green light while others consider the practice taboo under all circumstances. Since there is such a great divide, it is worth exploring the instances when it is okay to paint your wood furniture and when it is [...]

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Great Woods to Use for Custom Furniture

Wood has always been a popular material choice for furniture. However, there are so many choices of wood available; it can be difficult to know the best one to choose for your new custom-made furniture. Keep reading to see some of the most popular wood choices and some of their best uses.Brown MapleBrown maple is [...]

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5 Steps to Clean Handcrafted Wood Furniture

You’ve found the perfect piece of furniture – handcrafted from the finest wood, made with skill and workmanship, and a perfect match for your home’s interior. You’ve placed it in the perfect location – in your living room, bedroom, dining room, or anywhere else in your home – and are ready to show it off [...]

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A Brief History of Amish Handcrafted Furniture

Handcrafted Amish furniture has a deep history in the United States. In fact, the origins of creating Amish furniture can be traced to before the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Furniture that has been being created for such a long time must have a long and rich history, and Amish furniture does not disappoint. [...]

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Press Release: Secret Compartment Furniture Announces Large Flower Box

Secret Compartment Furniture, an Ohio-based company, announces and reveals their Large Flower Box to the public. It is an accent piece that can be displayed on a coffee table or a shelf. As the name implies, it is a fairly large piece measuring over 25 inches wide, 16 inches long, and 6 ½ inches tall. [...]

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5 Things to Hide in your Furniture’s Secret

The living room is a mutual setting frequented by various individuals of multiple ages. From young kids to the elderly, strangers to family; this communal room sees a lot of foot traffic. For this reason, it is important to protect your valuable belongings and simply keep certain items out of reach from younger individuals that [...]

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Creating an Heirloom

Heirlooms. They’re rare, they’re beautiful, and they’re usually handcrafted, and hold a lot of value and stories. Heirlooms really are a wonderful thing that can help tell the story of generations. Usually, they are passed down from parents to their children and those children pass them along to their children and so on and so [...]

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“Imperfections” and the Beauty of Handmade

If you are looking for a special kind of furniture or want a one of a kind piece that will stand out in your home and look impressive, you need a piece of handmade furniture from Secret Compartment Furniture. All of Secret Compartment Furniture is made of high quality materials and created by someone who [...]

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Choosing the Right Finish

Your furniture may be exactly what you need but it may not have the look that you were going for. There are so many different types of finishes to choose from that you are sure to find at least one that will create a look that you are proud of. In this post, we will [...]

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3 Amazing Antique Furniture Pieces with Secret Compartments Fit for a King

Antiques represent some of the most amazing pieces of furniture for a handful of reasons. Their timeless beauty, hardy craftsmanship, and deep history are just a few reasons why many people love them. One really cool and unique feature of many antiques is something that might come as a surprise. They have awesome storage space [...]

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