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Sleigh Bed and Solid Wooden Furniture Information and Articles

The Island Furniture Co are proud of their Solid Wood Sleigh Beds and French Designed Furniture. To help you to understand the advantages of solid oak and mahogany furniture, here is a selection of informative articles. Due to the tradional construction and use of natural materials each piece is unique. When you buy a Sleigh Bed from The Island Furniture Co you are buy a piece of fine craftsmanship. the Sleigh Bed design has beed popular for many years, but the term is often misused. To find out the facts about traditional Sleigh Beds and our matching wooden furniture, select an article from the list below.




Sleigh Bed design and Construction              Sleigh Bed History  



    Royal influence on furniture Design               Sleigh Bed Finishes



Solid Mahogany and oak furniture has remained popular for hundreds of years. Our Sleigh Beds and matching furniture use the finest natural timber available today.  A Sleigh Bed of Four Poster built from solid hard wood can last a lifetime and beyond. It's not just the timber and constuction that are important, so is the finishing. Some of the finest examples of our French polishing are our Lit Bateau Sleigh Beds and Bedroom Furniture ranges. The Island Furniture Co are regarded as one of the best polishers in the industry.  The hand applied finish used thoughout the French Designed Furniture range is second to none.