Remember the scene in Pretty Woman where Julia Roberts gets a lesson in fine dining? You probably empathized as you were watching, thinking, “I’ve never known which fork to use, either!” Unless you grew up with Emily Post’s book, Etiquette, on your nightstand or went to finishing school, it’s likely that how to set the perfect dining room table has yet to be part of your education. That is, until now.
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Solid wood dining room furniture is built to last a lifetime—or several lifetimes, if you show it the right amount of TLC. Follow this How-To guide on wood furniture care to ensure your pieces remain show-worthy by the time they reach your grandchildren’s homes.
Is the piece really solid wood?
First things first: make sure your dining room set is the real deal. Solid wood means that all exposed parts of the furniture are made of solid board....