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Welcoming Sugar/Spotted Gum to the Homewood Family

As of September, Homewood introduced Spotted/Sugar Gum as the newest wood variant. Spotted gum is an ideal carving timber used to manufacture furniture for indoor and outdoor use. In recent years, Spotted Gum outdoor furniture has consistently won multiple industry awards in Australia (the tree’s native country) and is exported to destinations worldwide. Why did

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Ethically Made Furniture: The Miracle of Trees – from seed to furniture

Wood is one of those things we often take for granted – we just accept that it “is” without really understanding how it came to be that way. But our ethically made furniture has a beautiful story to tell. You know the basic journey well enough: a tree grows and from that tree, wood is

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blackwood furniture

The Beauty of Rustic Blackwood Furniture

Blackwood furniture is crafted using wood from invasive wattle from Eastern Australia. As you may have guessed, these trees are not indigenous to South Africa, but grow prolifically throughout our favourable terrain, choking up our precious waterways in the process. Blackwood produces incredibly beautiful wood, and is used to create indoor and some outdoor furniture.

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river red gum

River Red Gum: The Right Choice for South African Waterways

If you’ve been following us on our journey of ridding South African waterways of water-thirsty, alien-invasive trees, then you’ll be familiar with our Amanzi Conscious Collection, which gives our customers a chance to be a part of our quest to rehabilitate natural environments – by choosing to make their furniture with a collection of alien

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The Beauty and Benefits of Handcrafted Hardwood Furniture

In an age of mass production, it is refreshing to find local, handcrafted, artisanal furniture that is made with the utmost care and consideration for the environment. Sure, custom furniture can be a little more expensive, but we truly believe that you get what you pay for, and if you invest in the right piece of furniture

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