Rustic Log Furniture – Making Your Own

Although there are many retailers selling beautiful rustic log furniture, you may want to consider making your own. The reasons for this are varied.

1. Maybe you can’t find the exact item you want in any store.
2. Perhaps you’ve found the item but the size won’t fit your space.
3. Perhaps you’re artistic, and want to create a piece of furniture or artwork that’s unique – a one-of-a-kind item.

Whatever your reason, if you think it’s something you might consider, then you’ll enjoy watching the following video. You’ll discover the hidden steps involved and get some basic tips and techniques. I really enjoyed seeing the “beind the scenes” as it were, of what actually goes into the process. Watch and see for yourself…

After watching, if you’re like me, you might think the process really isn’t all that hard. Yes, you’ll need a few specialized tools, such as a tenon and mortise cutter – plus a vice to hold the wood. Once these items are purchased however, you’re free to use your imagination to create a unique piece of furniture or art, one that fits well into your own home.

You must conclude though, that a project of this nature is not something that can be done quickly. Doing it will require time. However, isn’t that the point. The entire process should be enjoyable and if you’re rushing just to complete the task, you’re probably loosing the point – having fun.

Once doing it yourself, as you shop and find log furniture in stores, you’ll have a better idea of what actually went into make it. It’s a specialized skill. One that you can acquire and may want to improve upon.

One thing is for sure. Rustic log furniture will surely add to that western decor ambiance of you home, and making your own will not only save you money, but give you the satisfaction of knowing you built it yourself.

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