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What type of wooden top should I choose? Structured or smooth?

What type of wooden top should I choose Structured or smooth
beach wood branch

Being on the beach you will certainly notice the branches thrown by the sea. This is a perfect example of wood structured naturally by sand, wind and water – in other words – erosion. In our oak or spruce top designs, we achieve a similar effect. For this purpose, after months of trial and error, we have developed an authorial method of structuring the wood and giving it a unique character.

Natural wood furniture – discover its beauty

What we do is rediscover the natural beauty of wood, its individual features and imperfections. We express this in our designs. Often, bringing our vision to life is a difficult and complex process, but we also understand that it is a continuous cycle of our development to achieve perfection.

Below we would like to present the effects of our work. We try not only to show the differences between smooth and structured wood but also to present our path of development in what we do.

Deep grooves in the structured wood used in the VIRKERÅ coffee table and TRÄHUS coffee table
structured wood coffee table top

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Raw wood furniture and its natural style

Raw wood has been carefully but surely combined with other top-quality materials, emphasizing its natural featuresdiscolorations and imperfections:

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Trähus coffee table from SFD Furniture Design

With its unique texture and materials used, the Trähus coffee table introduces an element of nature into the room, at the same time it “grows” into the identity of the interior and becomes its integral element.

On the basis of the experience described above, together with the team, we have also developed a method of structuring the tops of wooden dining tables. The difference is significant and consists only of gentle ageing of the wood surface and oiling it with high-quality natural oil. On the basis of our many years of experience, such prepared table tops prove themselves well in everyday use. There is also no problem with the accumulation of contaminants in the grooves. Smooth tabletops, on the other hand, are free from the effect of ageing. Soft parts of the wood are not removed. The surface is sanded and straight prepared for oiling.

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Oak dining table effects from SFD

In the pictures below we would like to show the effects of our work on dining tables:

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Micro grooves on the structured oak table tops

Choose exceptional solid wood furniture from the SFD shop

Charmingsimple form and functionalitynatural materials and raw wood – this is how furniture with soul is made. Thanks to them Scandinavian interiors emanate warmth and cosy atmosphere. In our work, we try to never forget about it. We create furniture in Scandinavian style for people who want to feel special in their home.

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In case of any further questions do not hesitate to contact us.

Artur Bieńko
SFD Furniture Design


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