Harbour Dark Paulownia Range | Quarter - Solid Wood Furniture

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Harbour Dark Paulownia Range

The Harbour range is made from solid paulownia and finished in a rich, dark stain. Paulownia is a deciduous hardwood which grows extremely fast, up to 20 feet in one year when young. It is very light but strong and has a grain with a lot of character. Although relatively new to the UK market, it has been used for centuries in the far-east for making fine furniture, musical instruments and footwear! A balancing stain is applied by hand and allowed to dry before uneven rubbing down. A darker tinted lacquer is then applied and the rubbing process repeated. Two further coats of progressively darker tinted lacquer are applied to build the aged character of the furniture.