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Neem wood

Neem wood is growing in the furniture making process, it has several strong characteristics that make it a valuable resource for furniture. Environmental: This popular shade tree in India and Africa has natural pest controlling and medical characteristics.  The Neem … Continue reading

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Natural Characteristics of Solid Wood

Solid wood is a living, breathing material. It ages over time like any natural material. Natural solid wood has characteristics which include knots, variations in grain, and color differences. Seasoning and drying the wood reduces splitting and warping, but some … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Buy Solid Wood Furniture

From Home Trends & Design, here are 5 Reasons to buy our solid wood furniture. 1. Good for your family: Our solid hardwood furniture is made to live with and last a lifetime. Constructed from solid hardwood, not particle board … Continue reading

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The Best Furniture… the Best Finish… for the Worst Conditions.

Unless you are looking at the unfinished surface on a reclaimed wood table or a one-of-a-kind piece, almost all Home Trends & Design furniture have catalyzed finishes. “Catalyze” refers to an acid additive that makes the finish cure in a … Continue reading

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Breadboards… and Breadboard Ends

A fine dining table will often have something in common with the breadboard placed on top. The table may have been built with “breadboard ends”— a technique that keeps the top planks of a table absolutely flat and straight. It’s … Continue reading

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The first 10 Days of a Mango Tree’s Life

Mango Wood & Sustainability Here are the first ten days in a Mango tree’s life.  It’s an amazing growth rate that you can see every day.  It’s just one of the reasons Home Trends & Design believes in sustainable practices … Continue reading

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Heirloom Furniture Lasts Lifetimes

As many of you already know, more and more, consumers have made a conscious decision to become eco-friendly and live a greener lifestyle to help save the Earth environment. The increase in demand by consumers for green products has transformed … Continue reading

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Sell Bedroom Furniture that’s Solid and Built to Last

There was a time when craftsmanship and quality were the keys to a successful furniture business. Pieces were handed down through generations as beloved family heirlooms. Furniture was built using superior techniques and skill, solidly put together, and made to … Continue reading

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Join Hands for Solid Wood Quality

As sustainability becomes the trend of the day and we are bombarded with green-this and eco-that, it is easily to lose sight of what those terms really mean.  Consider the furniture in your home, does it meet the standards you … Continue reading

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I Am Mango

Welcome to Home Trends & Design’s blog.  Who am I?  I am a Mango tree and live in a mountain valley on the other side of the world.  I wish to relate to you the magical, mysterious, ecological properties that … Continue reading

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