Forty one years ago I purchased my first piece of Teak furniture. Over the years I’ve read everything I could find about “how to take care of Teak furniture”. Please understand most things you read about care of Teak is for outdoor furniture, and there is very little about indoor Teak furniture. Teak is a marvelous wood for indoor and outdoor uses with a beautiful grain. But one very important thing - when you buy Teak Oil make sure it is for indoor Teak furniture. If you use outdoor Teak Oil on fine indoor Teak furniture it could ruin your furniture.
What You Need
0000 (4 zero) Steel Wool
Indoor Teak Oil from dane decor:)
Dust: With a damp (not wet!) cloth, dust the piece of furniture so that you get every bit of dust off.
Use a bit of elbow grease if somethings actually dirty. Allow it to dry completely. If you are working on a really dirty or soiled piece of Teak get your steel wool and wet it with your Teak Oil. Lightly sanding with…
Photo by Andres Garcia Lachner Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture
designed this orange container home for clients in San Jose, Costa
Rica. The goal was to provide them with the the spectacular views of the
natural landscape. The roof between the two containers is made from the
Copenhagen-based architecture firm arcgency
created the “WFH House” in Wuxi, China, out of three stacked shipping
containers. Upcycled steel shipping containers were used for a steel
frame, which was then clad with a sustainable bamboo facade. The home
includes a rainwater collection system, solar cell-clad green roof,
skylights, and permeable paving.
Photo courtesy of the Walker Art Center
This structure, which was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American
Art in New York City and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis is called
the MDU, or Mobile Dwelling Unit, and was designed by Lot-EK.
It is meant to travel with its dweller to long term destinations. When
traveling, its sub-volumes …