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  1. How To: Tarnish brass & antique copper at home

    Natural, untreated metals allow for the freedom of choice - to keep it sleek by polishing, or to allow an antiqued patina to develop? For those who are fans of the aged texture of patinated copper or brass - but without the patience necessary to wait ages to achieve it unaided- we have just the recipes for you.
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  2. Material Index: Making sense of sustainable wood

    We interviewed the definitive voice on all things wood -  Eric Meier, the wealth of knowledge behind The Wood Database - about how to make confident and informed decisions when buying wood. 

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  3. Know Your Wood: What's in a Name?

    Hardwood is one of nature’s most beautiful materials and beloved among high-end furniture makers. These qualities also make certain trees especially vulnerable to illegal logging, or being over harvesting. 
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