Despite common misconceptions, Parawood is not two pieces of wood. However, Parawood serves our world in more than one way beyond its wood. It is a great example of how we can fully utilize a natural resource. Parawood is the tree from which latex is harvested. For twenty-five to thirty years, the Parawood tree is "tapped" (the same manner syrup is obtained from a Maple tree). Beyond this age, the Parawood tree ceases to produce sufficient quantities of latex and is harvested for use in the manufacturing of fine furniture. For every tree cut, a new tree is planted as a replacement, harmoniously maintaining a natural balance.
Now, more than ever, being environmentally conscious and responsible is a part of our lives, business culture, and ethos. Manufacturing processes, waste management, the use of natural resource all affect our world and quality of life.
Unfinished Furniture Expo recognizes that though home furnishings are a necessity, they too can have a positive or negative impact on our environment. For this reason, as well as the physical beauty and quality of Parawood, many of our furniture items are proudly crafted from this extremely dense, plantation grown hardwood.
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Learning how to assemble a pedestal base to a table top is a quick and fun DIY project for anyone at any skill level. Once you have all your pieces for your new table, you are ready to put them together. There are a few supplies you will need in order to do so. This process should take about 6 minutes, or less, so you can get to finishing your table how you see fit. After you have gathered everything up, you are ready to get started. Materials and step by step video tutorial included.