How to Make Log Furniture

Log furniture is very popular these days. In fact, a lot of people are fond of decorating their houses with log furniture. Well, there is no question about that since log furniture is known to last longer. Making your own log furniture is actually not that hard. It is alright if it is your first time making it. Even so, it is more advantageous if you have woodworking experience of course. How to make log furniture then?

Firstly, you need to make your own design of a log furniture. If it is your first time, make sure that you opt to make a simpler log furniture. Choose those that do not require or only require less joints. It is because making joints may be still hard for you since you still do not have any experience in woodworking. Secondly, you have to choose the right tools in making it. Nevertheless, before choosing, make sure that you already decided what look of log furniture you want; may it be rustic look or hand hewn look. Keep in mind that these two looks will vary in terms of tools that must be used.

Next, you need to choose the materials in making log furniture. Always keep in mind that your finished product will be greatly affected with the materials you use. You can actually include metal pieces, antlers, bent willow branches, and twigs. It will depend on your personal preference. One thing is for sure, these things will beautifully accessorize the log furniture you create. If you are already expert in woodworking, then you can add some carvings on your log furniture.

If you will make rustic log furniture, finishing it is very important. Remember, unfinished wood is very prone to dirt and some other particles that may ruin its beauty. However, this does not mean that it is not a good decoration in the house. After all, unfinished wood is loved by so many people because of its beautiful natural look.

Start making your own log furniture now, and save so much amount of money.

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