Published at Tuesday, February 13th 2018. by Charmine Boivin in Dressers.
Long Dresser. Long dressers are characterized by big drawers with a mirror at the back. They are some of the easiest to find bedroom furniture dressers in furniture stores. They take up a lot of floor and wall space and are thus best suited for spacious bedrooms and where large storage capacity is required.
Dressers can come in different shapes and forms and this ultimately determines what to use it for and how to place it inside the bedroom. Sometimes dressers are chosen and made to suit a theme chosen for the room and sometimes it is purposely designed to stand out in the room because of its aesthetic qualities. The oldest and most traditional forms of dressers are usually smaller and are used to keep smaller articles and clothing in order. Most of these dressers are used to keep underwear socks and other trinkets and items like jewelry. Today many newer designs are larger and have more storage space than usual. These dressers have more drawers and more storage space. Furthermore many craftsmen are now making dressers with more intricate designs and aesthetic quality and so dressers are valued not just because of their functionality but because of their design value as well. The purposes of your traditional dresser have now been expanded.
So you have finally decided to get yourself a dresser - not only but an oak dresser as well. This is really a good and wise decision as investing in oak dressers or any form of oak furniture is an investment for a life.
The emphasis for modern dressers is to de-clutter bedrooms and create a harmonious themed design scheme within the bedroom and often bedroom units including the wardrobe overhead cupboards dressing table and dresser will be made with one design theme and one colour so that everything is colour co-ordinated. Many newer dressers for bedroom have more storage space than dressers of old.
Also choose oak dressers that are well built. They have to be fastened without any gaps its planes should be level and in addition to all this the dresser should be devoid of any indentations. By keeping all these points in mind you will be able to make a wise decision in your oak dresser investment that will last you a lifetime.
Be careful of cheap oak dressers. Remember that oak dressers are usually expensive. If you find a piece that is rather cheap beware as there are many manufacturers who use cheaper quality wood to manufacture the dresser and then coat it with oak veneer. With the help of these veneers this cheaper dresser looks very much like an oak dresser.