A wood table is one of the most popular furniture in every houses. A wood table is desirable for it’s warm, timeless look and durability. If you want to buy a wood table, there are several consideration for you. The first thing you have to do before buying a wood table is setting a budget. You should determine the amount of money you are willing to spend on a piece of furniture. Setting up a budget can help you control your urge to spend on something you don’t need or something you can’t afford. Then, there are many types of woods used to make a wood table with. These days, you can even find furniture made from particle boards. Particle boards are made from wood chips glued and compressed into sheets. Although this type of furniture is very cheap and portable, they are not really durable. Compared to solid wood, particle boards are prone to chipping and denting.
They can be easily damaged by water as well. Solid wood is divided into two categories, softwood and hardwood. Hardwood is wood from angiosperm trees, such as oak, walnut, ash, cherry, teak, maple, and mahogany. This is the best type of wood for making table with. Teak and oak are exceptionally tough and heavy duty. Both are usually used for making expensive wood table pieces. Softwood such as pine, cypress, cedar, and other evergreen wood is cheaper yet less durable than hardwood.