If you are looking for Rustic Furniture, Casual Elements Home and Garden Furniture Store has a great option for you . . . Mango wood!
When you think of Mango wood, you may not think of it as a raw material for beautiful, quality furniture. However, Mango Wood is a wonderful, environmentally friendly, sustainable hard wood. The trees mature quickly and only produce fruit for a limited number of years. So, rather than waste the wood cut down from the non-fruit baring trees, we take this raw wood and create an elegant, rustic line of furniture.
The elegance primarily comes from the variety of colors and tones in the wood. The shades of color can vary from a light brown to deep rich brown; there is even a hint of orange at times. These variations create a rich and intriguing look which we have enhanced with our wonderful Natural and Rustic Grey Wash finishes. Due to these natural color variations, each piece of Rustic Mango Wood Furniture is truly unique.
Whether you are looking for dining room furniture, tables, console tables, cabinets, chairs, benches or other home furniture we have the perfect option for you. The raw wood is all personally inspected by our professional team in Indonesia to ensure only the best wood is selected and it is free from any defects or fungi. Each item is then hand crafted using traditional skills, such as mortise and tenon joinery and dovetail construction.
If you enjoy the look of rustic wood, whether stained or painted, then Mango Wood is the perfect choice. You can select a piece of furniture, at a very affordable price, that will last for years. Plus, you will have the added comfort in knowing that it is hand crafted and earth friendly!
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What is it about Mahogany furniture that people love? Is it the brilliant, rich color? Is it the sophisticated, fine grain with virtually no knots? Is it due to the durability and the fact that it is naturally resistant to insects, decay, and water?
I would suggest that it is for all of these reasons that people tend to choose Mahogany furniture over other woods. When customers enter our showroom, and I tell them that we sell solid, genuine Mahogany furniture, their faces light up as they reach out to touch the cool, smooth surface. The next thing they do is attempt to lift the edge of the dining table or other hard wood item in order to gauge the heaviness of the piece. They always seem so satisfied to feel its natural strength. It not only looks beautiful, but it is sturdy and solid - a piece that can have a permanent place in their home.
A little unknown fact, however, is this – not all Mahogany is created equal. Just like most things, there is the genuine article and then there is the other stuff. “Genuine Mahogany” originates in the Caribbean and parts of Central and South America. Because the trees in these places are endangered, they are no longer commercially logged. However, Swietenia macrophylla, or Bigleaf Mahogany, was introduced by the Dutch in Indonesia around 100 years ago. It is now grown on plantations in Indonesia and Fiji, and this wood is the only Mahogany that is used to craft “genuine Mahogany” furniture. There are many other trees with hard, reddish wood which are also called mahoganies, but they really aren't. Genuine Mahogany belongs to the genus Swietenia. Other mahoganies, such as African or Philippine mahogany are actually of a different species.
What does this mean to the average consumer? I’m not sure that it makes a difference. Many of these other woods look like “genuine Mahogany” and that is why they are called mahogany. However, for us, it is a point of pride that we use only Plantation grown, Grade A, Genuine Mahogany. So, when that customer walks through the door, and admires that gorgeous dining table, dining chair, or other interior accent piece, I can assure them that we have the genuine article.
For more information on our furniture manufacturing process, please visit our website at www.casual-elements.com