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Friday, September 14th, 2012

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The Beauty of Handcrafted Rustic Furniture   by Adam Peters

How rustic furniture is made and what it is mostly used for. The various styles of rustic furniture available today.

When people speak of rustic furniture they either mean hand crafted furniture, or furniture that is intended to look hand crafted, even though it is manufactured. The most used places for this type of furniture is in vacation cabins, hunting lodges or ski houses. It has the important characteristics of being strongly made and heavy and solid. You may now see this type of rustic furniture in bedrooms.

This type of furniture can last a lifetime because of the sturdy way it is constructed, so if you want your bedroom furniture to last a long time, this is the way to go. Nightstands, clothes chests, armoires, dressers and beds are now being made in a rustic style that can include western which includes mission, Santa Fe, Spanish Colonial and southwestern styles. This is in addition to the more traditional rustic of country western and wagon wheels.

A bedroom always looks better with a warm feel to it, and that is what rustic furniture made by hand will add. If you strive for the cozy look of a chalet on a mountain, rustic will suit your taste. If you choose this style, you will not only have furniture that is sturdy and well constructed, you will also have a unique look to your bedroom.

In today’s market, there is a wide range of styles and pieces available in rustic furniture. You can purchase a bed that is single, full, queen or even king, just as you could with any other style of bedroom sets. The woods used in rustic style furniture are typically solid woods such as cedar or pine. All of the furniture, including the seats, tops and backs are mad from the wood. You should never see particle board used in the construction of rustic furniture, but metal may be used to add strength.

Just as styles my differ, there are different price ranges for rustic furniture, from economic choices to very expensive choices. The more expensive the wood and the quality of construction, the more expensive the piece will be. If high quality hardwoods are used, and fancy wrought iron features added, more cost will be added. But if you are on a budget, you can still find rustic furniture that will please.

You will find quality hand crafted furniture such as this in most leading furniture stores as well as stores that specialize in this type of style. Many large furniture outlets have a special department devoted to this style. And of course, save time and money by shopping on the Internet.

About the Author

Adam Peters is the consultant for You can find more information and resources on rustic theme decorating at his website.

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