For over 40 years Parker Furniture was produced in Sydney and found it’s way into thousands of Australian homes. Parker Furniture was and still is an iconic Australian brand, which has really stood the test of time. I constantly receive calls and emails from customers who still have their much loved Parker chairs, tables and […]

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If you want to extend the life of your timber furniture follow these important furniture care tips if you want it to last. In my experience having  some good information and the right furniture care products, timber furniture can really last for many years. Below are my 12 timber furniture care tips and links to […]

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If you own fine wood furniture, it is important to take proper care of it. With some basic care, your fine furniture can last for years, and stay just as beautiful as the day you bought it. Below are some furniture care tips on taking proper care of wood furniture. 1. Wood Furniture Care Proper […]

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First, some background on PINE WOOD. Pine is a naturally soft wood which continues to “breathe”, based upon changes in the local (home, office, store, etc.) humidity and temperature. On the individual furniture piece there may be slight defects, such as knots,and shakes (small cracks in the surface of the wood). Some minor shrinkage may […]

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Many different finishes have been used to beautify and protect wood furniture through the centuries. Many historically authentic finishes were high maintenance, labor intensive, and not very durable, so the trend has been to more impervious and enduring finishes suitable for everyday living. Simple wax finishes have been used for many years, especially on rustic […]

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I had this question from one of our website visitors. Here is the question. I have recently purchased a timber bedroom suite second hand and did not notice until I placed it in my bedroom that it reeks of cigarette smoke is there any way I  can remove the smell? Thanks for your help. Cheers […]

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One of the most common questions I get asked by our customers and website visitors is ” how can I remove a white heat mark from my table? ” More often than not someone has left a hot cup of coffee or a hot pizza box on the uncovered surface of their furniture and the […]

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Tip #1 – Waxy Build-up When most people think they have a wax build up, most likely the culprit is a softened finish. Oil from your skin, food oils, and some detergents can break down a finish making it sticky, which in turn collects dirt and grime. If the problem lies on an area that […]

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