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Top 5 Reasons to Purchase Unfinished Furniture

BostonWood Furniture has been offering handcrafted unfinished furniture for over 40 years.  So, what is unfinished furniture?  Unfinished furniture is fully assembled pieces of wood furniture without any stain or paint on it.  It is raw wood -- a blank canvas ready to be finished by our customers.

We are frequently asked - “What are the benefits of getting my furniture unfinished?”   

Here are our 5 best reasons-

1 - Quality craftsmanship-

Our 40 years of experience of building solid wood furniture began with unfinished cubes and bookcases. One of the great things about buying unfinished from BostonWood Furniture is the same high quality and attention to detail that goes into our professionally finished furniture also goes into our unfinished pieces as all of our furniture begins unfinished.  Investing in quality furniture is always a great idea.

2 - Tailored to your space

Finding furniture that fits perfectly into your space can be a challenge.  With BostonWood Furniture you have the flexibility to customize dimensions to suit your needs.  Whether you’re furnishing a cozy apartment or a spacious home, you can adjust the size of your furniture to maximize space and utility as well as create a harmonious environment.

3 - Unleash your creativity

One of the most significant benefits of unfinished furniture is the freedom it provides for customization.  With a blank canvas, you have the opportunity to express your personal style and creativity.  Whether you prefer a more rustic look or a more modern one, unfinished furniture allows you to apply stains, paints, or other finishes to achieve the exact aesthetic you desire.


4 - Environmentally Friendly

In an age where sustainability is increasingly important, our unfinished furniture offers an environmentally friendly alternative to mass-produced, disposable furniture.  We use wood from local mills that support sustainable forestry practices and reduce our carbon footprint.  Additionally, choosing unfinished furniture allows you to avoid harmful chemicals often found in mass-produced furniture, promoting a healthier indoor environment.

5 - Cost Effective

Unfinished furniture is even more affordable than our finished furniture.  By purchasing unfinished pieces, you can save money upfront while still investing in high-quality, durable furniture.  The customization options we offer add even greater value to your investment.  This can allow you to create bespoke pieces without breaking the bank.



BostonWood Furniture’s beginnings are rooted in building unfinished furniture.  Our furniture offers a myriad of benefits, from customization and quality craftsmanship to sustainability and cost effectiveness.  Whether you’re furnishing a new home or looking to refresh your existing space, always consider the beauty and versatility of unfinished furniture for a unique and personalized touch.

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