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Why Choose Reclamied Teak Furniture

All furniture manufacturers have a responsibility to use high quality and aesthetically pleasing wood. 4 Living believe that the responsibilities don’t end there, and that it is also important that our wood sources are ethical and environmentally sustainable. For this reason we have chosen to supply only reclaimed teak furniture.

The furniture from 4Living’s teak range are sourced from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified forests. This means that the forests are well managed and, most importantly, are replanted at the rate they are harvested. This process is sustainable and allows the teak to be replenished.

Teak usually grows in tropical climates such as South East Asia and the Caribbean. It is an extremely dense wood and is renowned for its versatility. The oils naturally found in teak make it resistant extremely resistant to water and adverse weather conditions, which makes it a popular choice for outdoor furniture, sculptures and shop fronts.

The rich and unique grain of teak is a great foundation on which to build a relaxing and comfortable home. The beauty of solid wood is that, much like a fingerprint, the grain will be different every time: multiple pieces of teak furniture will always be unique enough to avoid looking like a mass-produced set. If you want to create a warm and comfortable environment in the living room, bedroom or dining room, reclaimed teak is a great way to go due to its naturally warm yellow tones. Our collection of teak furniture encompasses the perfect balance between the traditional warmth of natural wood and contemporary, angular designs.

Whereas furniture made from a softer wood may require layers of glazing and paint, the natural oils in reclaimed teak furniture remove the need for any such treatment. The lack of chemical varnishes only adds to the eco-friendly status of this furniture.

Our Range of Reclaimed Teak Furniture

We supply reclaimed teak furniture in a number of different styles, all of which are suited to different homes and help to create an expansive and personal collection.

If you are looking for a sideboard with contemporary beauty and a solid design, our collection of reclaimed teak sideboards offers just that. The nourished and healthy looking teak wood really shows its natural grain and knots. The teak is cut into panels which are evenly spaced and horizontally attached to the core structure. The range features stylish beds, 4 drawer chests, wardrobe and nightstands, as well as attractive and unique pieces such as a shoe storage cabinet and tall locker.

Reclaimed teak furniture works fantastically well in any room. The soft natural grain and warm tones of the wood can help create a relaxing environment in even the darkest of rooms. You can either choose a single statement piece to add to your existing furniture, or choose several pieces from a single range to create a coordinated, contemporary look.

A large reclaimed teak dresser is an easy and stylish way of gaining valuable home storage, whilst making a stunning contemporary design statement. Spacious cupboards and drawers provide ample storage space including extremely stylish glass panels and contemporary metal handles on the cupboards. The size and beauty of a large teak dresser will really change the dynamic of a room. A largely unused dining room can be turned into the heart of the home with a teak dresser and just a few stylish pictures on the wall.

Another great piece of reclaimed teak furniture, if you are looking for something a bit different, is a tall bar-style table. Made from FSC certified reclaimed teak, every piece of the cabana table is completely unique and will show all the knots and grains from its previous life. The style of the wood and the chunky cuts give it a really rural and rustic feel, which can be a refreshing touch in a contemporary home. The height of the table gives it an authentic South American bar look, reinforced by the horizontal strips of wood which make the table-top.

4Living believe that a bedroom should be the most relaxing place in the home, a place to unwind and to feel at peace. Harsh, artificial colours can often disrupt this relaxation process. Our reclaimed teak beds are incredibly durable and will last a lifetime. The thick bold cut of the a reclaimed teak bed gives a real sense of strength and safety, while an elegant teak chest or wardrobe will add to the style and beauty of any bedroom.

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