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Acacia Furniture

Oak Furniture Solutions are pleased to offer several Acacia furniture ranges.

Acacia wood makes beautiful furniture for several reasons. Firstly, it is an extremely durable hardwood meaning it can take knocks and scrapes. Acacia is rich with natural oils that gives it a natural water resistance. This also means that pieces of acacia furniture are long lasting and age beautifully.  

Secondly, Acacia boasts a lustrous finish or shine that makes it extremely popular amongst furniture makers. It is also a highly sought-after wood for musical instruments and statues or ornaments. Acacia comes in varied shades. With around 1,300 varieties of Acacia worldwide, each variety has a different appearance. Finally Acacia is a fast-growing tree, meaning that the Acacia uses for wood is normally sustainable and eco-friendly.

Browse our ranges of Acacia furtniture below. If you need help deciding what Acacia furniture to buy, you might find our Acacia furniture buying guide useful. 

Acacia Furniture Buying Guide

Our acacia guide is designed to provide you with everything you need to know about buying acacia furniture; from acacia furniture qualities, to cleaning and caring for acacia furniture, to how to distinguish high quality acacia furniture.

Use the tabs on the left hand side to navigate around the buying guide. 

We're sure the guide will give you all the information you need about acacia furniture, but if you still have questions please feel free to call our friendly team of experts on 0845 3636 135.

The Acacia Furniture Story

Acacia is a beautiful wood most famous for its durability, medicinal qualities and use in furniture.

Because of its great strength it is used in beams that support buildings – it's so hard it is often used by to make  parrot perches as it can stand pecking beaks! 

Acacia is used to create fragrances and essential oils as well as a treatment for inflammation. Some also use extract from the acacia tree as a detoxifying supplement.

Furniture makers often choose to build pieces from acacia because of its pleasing tones and strong structure. These qualities mean that the furniture is very hard-wearing and will last for a long time. Acacia is perfect for outdoor furniture and is often used for hardwood floors when the owner wants an exotic edge.

Interestingly, acacia seeds and shoots are also used in East Indian and South American cuisines due to their spicy and distinctive flavour.

Qualities of Acacia Furniture

Acacia is perfectly suited for furniture as is it one of the most attractive and functional materials on the market. Native to the North of India, our acacia wood is grown by farmers on their own land and is also used to make tools, trinkets and doors. The growing properties of the acacia tree means that the wood is very dense which is why it is hard-wearing and durable. So much in fact, that tools and furniture are often passed down from generation to generation without breaking.

Aesthetically the acacia tree is renowned for it characterful contrasting colours and stunning grain. It also possesses a quality called  'chatoyancy' or 'cat's eye' effect; this causes a surface to change colour in different lighting conditions.


Cleaning and Caring For Acacia Furniture

Though acacia is amongst the hardiest of woods it is always prompt to look after it, especially if kept outside.

Because acacia is naturally resinous, it is resistant to smells and stains and can be cleaned with just soapy water. To really protect your acacia furniture, you may wish to wipe the wood with teak oil with a lint-free clean cloth.

May sure you do so in the direction of the grain, then let the teak oil absorb for a day before applying a sealant.

Acacia Furniture from Oak Furniture Solutions

We are proud to offer two fantastic ranges of acacia furniture. You can find the full collection here. Our acacia dining room collection features dining tables, chairs, and sideboards. Our living room collection features Acacia TV cabinets, coffee tables, bookcases, and more.

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