Why Is Restored Oak Furniture Unique And Beautiful?

The restored furniture trend has been gaining traction over the years mainly due to its contribution to environmental conservation efforts without necessarily compromising on the quality and intrinsic beauty of the acquired furniture pieces. Among the most popular choices is restored oak furniture. But what makes restored oak furniture unique and beautiful?

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Aged wood


Imagine a piece of furniture that has been passed down generations for several decades. Now imagine the character and the colour palate of the wood used. Oak is one of those woods that mature, gains character and develops a distinct and unique colour over the years. Such a piece will not only stand out in your house but it will also be a conversation starter.


Furniture with a story


Who needs boring furniture when they can acquire pieces that have unique stories? Restored furniture that has been in certain families for decades, that originate in a different part of the world, that served prominent personnel and that have stood the test of time give character and meaning to any space. Besides, such stories increase its unique heritage and give your guests a different perspective into furniture and d├ęcor.  


Customisation


A great aspect of the restored oak furniture is that it provides you with an avenue to customise the piece to meet your needs. For example, you can change the fabrics and cushions used on the seat to those that match the rest of the furniture in your home or to fit into the selected theme of the room. This customisation contributes greatly to the uniqueness of the furniture pieces.


Repurposing


With restored furniture, you can repurpose one piece to come up with a completely different piece. For example, an old oak table could be repurposed into different types of shelves in the house while a rocking chair could be repurposed into a sofa or something else. This all depends on your creativity, your needs, the available pieces and the availability of the expertise to repurpose the piece successfully. The end product is not only beautiful and unique but it also comes with an interesting back story.


Collector items


The good thing with restored furniture is that it can be used for several purposes. For example, there are those individuals seeking to develop their collection of antique items in their homes. Such individuals can collect unique oak furniture and classify it as an alternative asset class and therefore a store of wealth.  


The uniqueness and beauty of oak furniture is contributed by several factors as aforementioned. However, the beauty and uniqueness of any given piece of furniture is also quite subjective. Remember that the aim is to find a piece or set of pieces that appeal to you and serves the intended purpose.