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Chinese demand for luxury wood furniture ‘fuels’ deforestation in West Africa

By NDI EUGENE NDI By MOHAMMED MAMAN For months, Cameroonian authorities have faced pressure from environmentalists to cancel a government contract that authorized the controversial harvest of timber from a heritage forest. On August 11, the Prime Minister’s office issued an annulment decree. Fouda Seraphin Magloire, the secretary general of the prime minister’s office, said […]

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How to clean wooden furniture

Photo: shutterstock.com Homeowners have long appreciated the beauty, versatility, and sturdiness of wooden furniture, and most of all, they appreciate its low maintenance. As the ideal houseplant for brown thumbs, wooden furniture survives on its own, requiring little intervention. However, from time to time, whether due to accident or normal wear and tear, you will […]

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Wood, furniture and electricity among other items allowed at the Crawley waste recycling site from Monday

Household waste recycling sites will start accepting more items, including wood, furniture and electrical items from Monday, June 1. The following items will be available to residents at all locations in West Sussex: • garden waste• general household waste• drink• cardboard• electrical items• Large objects• white goods• furniture. Unfortunately dirt, hardcore, drywall, asbestos, tires, and […]

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Wooden furniture exempt from Chinese customs duties

WASHINGTON – President Trump’s administration has excluded two categories of furniture from Chinese tariffs. These items are non-teak wood frame upholstered dining chairs (9401.61.4011) and non-bentwood entrance tables each measuring up to 185 centimeters in length (9403.60.8081 ). Parts of unfinished plywood chairs, including bodies, legs and arms (9401.90.4080) were also exempted. All of these […]

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Wooden furniture dominates the global market with 60% market share

Wooden furniture dominates the global furniture market with a share of over 60% in 2017 and is expected to maintain its dominance. The size of the global furniture market is estimated to exceed $750 billion by 2024; according to a new research report from Global Market Insights, Inc. Superior product finishes along with the availability […]

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What is the best recipe for a smooth finish on interior wood furniture? – News from Mother Earth

Question: How do I apply a smooth finish to the interior drink? I am never satisfied with the quality of finish that I manage to obtain on my interior drink projects. Even when I use tack cloths to wipe the surface and be careful not to overload the brush, I still have (and I mean […]