How to Choose and Care For Your Wooden Dining Table

How to Choose and Care For Your Wooden Dining Table

How to Choose and Care For Your Wooden Dining Table

On the hunt for a new dining table? Know what you're buying with this expert guide on common woods and maintenance tips

Cherry, oak, ash, black walnut, South American walnut, maple, teak, high-quality veneer – knowing the difference between a $300 and $3,000 wooden dining table can involve a complex exercise in research, searching, assembly. Even if you’ve done your homework, it’s easy to be confused by the multitude of brands and marketing tricks out there. Say Chase and Calvin of Grey & Sanders, a Singapore-based line specialising in Scandinavian-influenced wood furniture, “Salesman misdirection is common in the furniture world, so find out more about the woods you’re buying before investing heavily.”

In this quick guide, the wood furniture specialists explain the qualities of common woods in the Singapore market. They also give us their expert take on what to look out for when choosing a wooden dining table, as well as how to care for your table so it sees you through the years.

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