Wood and its properties

Solid oak wood is considered to be structured wood and when it comes to color and structure in its natural state it shows rather large differences. The wood is of a different color from different localities in which it was logged, but there are also natural differences in color and structure from the same log (e.g. central - edge part, radial - tangential section of the log, ...). Furthermore, the color differences can also be accentuated by drying the wood and also by finishing, in particular by oiling treatment.

Oiling treatment emphasizes the structure and color differences in solid oak wood and thus significantly distinguishes the furniture from veneered, which is usually much more monotonous in color and structure. During production, there is a color and structural selection of individual components before their interconnection, so that the result has a natural character, but we do not strive for dullness and uniformity. Oiled furniture is much easier to obtain the so-called patina, when by the action of light and oxidation in air its color changes to honey shade and individual differences in color are lost over time. In the following picture you can see the differences in color for freshly processed and oiled wood samples (part in the middle) and for a 3-year-old coffee table (part of the surroundings).

Our furniture is made of solid oak wood with the exception of the backs of cabinet furniture, drawer bottoms and the lower shelf on the drawer bedside table NS35, which are made of oak veneered MDF. (Veneered material in these places is used for construction reasons). The center of the double beds is made of spruce wood. Used oak wood may contain defects that occur naturally in the natural material, but must be professionally repaired in visible places. External visible surfaces may contain defects of a natural nature up to a diameter of 15-20 mm, white run-in, slight discoloration, color and structural differences (see differences in color and structure) inherent in solid wood. On the inner parts of the furniture, white is allowed without restrictions, length soldering, defects of a natural nature up to a diameter of 35 mm. On invisible surfaces (lower sides of the days, table tops, backs of the backs, ...) local small-area non-replenishing, non-grinding and local repairs are allowed. Longitudinal soldering of the slats is also permitted for products longer than 200 cm.

During production, the furniture is oiled twice, but it is possible that due to the diverse structure of wood as a natural material or a change in humidity after transport and unpacking, minor changes in surface quality (slight roughening of the surface by straightening the wood fiber). These changes are usually easily removed by the procedure described in the maintenance part (please see Care of oiled furniture).

Cabinet and chest of drawer products are delivered assembled, beds, tables and coffee tables unassembled. However, they are very easy to assemble - usually with just four screws. (please see the Assembly part).

The products are packed in a five-layer paper carton with special protection of the corner parts.