When we are decorating our house, there are a lot of things we need to keep in mind like the size and color of our rooms, the theme that we are going for, the layout and design and so on.  So, having to keep so many things in mind can make for haphazard decisions. Now if you are making the decision to get your furniture handcrafted and custom made, the first thing you need to do is select which type of wood you want to go for. In order to that, you need to keep a few things in mind before making your decision.

The first thing you need to be careful of is your budget. Now, wood can get really expensive ranging from hundreds to thousands of dollars, and regardless of whether you just need wood for a coffee table or an entire bed, you need to mark a strict and realistic budget so that you know how much you can afford to spend, effectively narrowing your options down.

The next thing you need to keep in mind is what type of grain and finish you are looking for. Some woof types like pine does not have a pronounced grain, whereas hardwoods like walnut and maple have a more apparent wood grain. If you want a rustic finish, then you need woods like rustic pine and so on. While some woods can be crafted to look a certain way, it is recommended to opt for more natural jobs. There are color options you need to consider as well. Woods with lighter colors can be painted over with a darker stain and some woods like walnut cannot be stained. Whether or not you want to opt for different colored woods is your decision to make, however, it is a factor to take into consideration.

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