Furniture: How to Make Rustic Furniture

Post On: September 26, 2011

Let’s be a creative person by making our own rustic furniture design. This activity is so challenging since you need to build rustic furniture that can both functional and artistic in values.  Building your own rustic furniture is also beneficial. You can save the cash. The price of rustic furniture is so expensive. If you can make it by yourself, you can cut the cost as the material and the tool used to make it right away on your house. When you want to get a piece of wood, you need to take the inspirational pieces. Then you just need to design and assemble it as your desired furniture. You can utilize it as chair or patio both in outdoor and indoor situation. In this post, you will get the method to build the rustic furniture.

Rustic Furniture

Rustic Furniture

Selecting your favorite wood is the first thing to conduct. Some types of wood that might work as rustic furniture is elm and beech. You need to get the dried one. Such wood can be seen as chairs and tables located on the angles and joints. For the rear side of the chair, you may employ elastic green wood. It can be in the types of cottonwood and willow. Those are appropriate in paired with weaving and bending method. If you want to apply a great decoration, you may implement vining wood and wisteria to create beautiful effect on your rustic furniture.

Rustic Furniture Chairs

Rustic Furniture Chairs

For more economical expense, you may also look at your back yard just in case that there are some woods suitable for making rustic furniture of your house. You may also search it on your best friend’s house or in the neighborhood. You should not underestimate it since many species of wood can be found live in such places. You may also go the river, wooded walk, and creeks. I believe there are so many woods that you may find proper for building rustic furniture. You just have to pick the most unique wood. When you cut the wood, you need to make sure that you can use the axe carefully. The ways you cut the trees must not damage the wood itself.

Rustic Furniture Design

Rustic Furniture Design

After you get the wood that you need, you may begin to create pieces of wood. All of the pieces then must be attached to create the rustic furniture. You have to predrill some holes before you attach all of the pieces. This action is helpful to prevent the wood crack when it is aged and dried. You may use screw to attach the pieces. It allows you to disassemble the pieces again when you want to modify it in the future. Then, you need to check whether your rustic future is accurate or not. You may concern about its comfort when you sit on it. The height of the chairs must be fitted with the height of legs in general. You can also employ various designs of chairs and table. If this is the first time for you to build rustic furniture, you may apply the simplest design.