5 Facts About Garden Furniture
1. Purpose of garden furniture
Garden furniture is a type of furniture specifically designed for outdoor use. Generally, the garden furniture is made using raw materials such as hardwood which has good quality and strong. It is no exaggeration, because the garden furniture should be resistant to the effects of weather and stay strong if placed directly on the ground. However, if the wood selection process is ignored, most likely the furniture product is not long in use or easily damaged. In this case, usually the damage is often the case is cracked, broken or detached construction.
2. Standard of wood dryness level
Besides having to good, the wood used should also be completely dry so that the furniture product that produced not easy curved. The condition like that often happen on the designs that have wide field as a table. In the drying stage, it can be done in two ways, dried by oven or dried naturally by drying in the sun. Standard of wood dryness level is generally 10% – 15% and the time required for the drying process when using the oven is 15-25 days. Meanwhile
if the process of drying naturally, it takes much longer ie 1-2 months. However, if viewed from the side of cost efficiency, the drying process naturally more save in production cost.
3. Design and construction
In the design and construction, the garden furniture may be slightly different from the indoor furniture. Most garden furniture designed robust, simple and can be folded like a folding table, folding chairs, etc.. It aims to make it easier for users when they want to move or put his furniture in places that are difficult. Although for certain purposes, there is also the garden furniture that patent in design can not be folded as well as the indoor furniture.
4. Suitable timber species
Timber species proved to be very good and suitable for garden furniture is teak. Although there are actually many types of tropical wood that can be used such as mahogany, sungkai wood and acacia wood, but prefer to use teak wood as a raw material in the manufacture of garden furniture is considered more secure and fit. Because in terms of the strength, especially in terms of weather, teak wood is superior to other tropical wood type. In addition, teak wood has a beautiful texture and fiber as well as the workmanship is easy. Beautiful textures and fibers will produce charming product. While the workmanship process that easy have an impact more efficiently on the time of workmanship.
5. The finishing process or polish
In general, garden furniture finished or polished using ingredients that transparant in color. It aims to accentuate the beauty and naturalness of wood. Although for certain conditions not least the garden furniture finished or polished using colored ingredients. Such conditions usually done when the wood is used to make the garden product is bad in quality. So, to trick it is using colored finishing ingredients. The finishing ingredients used for garden furniture should be resistant to weather influences such as heat and rain in order to keep the display of product does not fade fast and durable. This finishing materials is made specially to be applied to garden furniture