Published at Thursday, January 11th 2018. by John Bruce in Drawers Design.
The amount of labour required is also very costly, and modern hand made pieces reflect this in their price. The whole way an antique or hand made piece is constructed is totally different from the modern particle board unit with their plastic and metal fixings that keep the thing together. In an antique unit, the joints are accurately hand cut and glued or pegged together which results in a much stronger joint. The whole unit is much stronger, longer lasting and more visually pleasing.
There are many different benefits that can be realized through the usage and placement of a chest of drawers in your bedroom.
MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard) is something the same again, only the particles are smaller. This allows more detail to be machined into the finished product and quite ornate pieces can be produced which are then painted or veneered.
Reasonably well made and expensive pieces have been produced over the years by top name manufacturers using these two types of material. However, when the purchaser tries to resell them, they find they have little resale value, if they can sell them at all.
For example, a chest of drawers truly does maximize the amount of available space that will be available after the placement of that furniture piece.
The Chest of Drawers is one of the most popular pieces of furniture, being able to store all manner of things.