Our Blog

Browse our blog for the latest information on our products and news. We provide inspiration helpful tips, and insights on things you need to know and consider when buying wooden furniture, styling your furniture and working on your interior projects.

SOS Africa

Growing Our Legacy: Giving Back

As part of our 30th birthday initiatives, we really wanted to give something back to a community close to us and heard about a after care club in need of support. So as a first step, we decided to donate veggie boxes to be used by the after care club to provide food for students.
Young Families

How to choose Family Friendly Upholstery Fabric

It can be a difficult decision choosing upholstery fabric for a new or existing piece of furniture. Even more so when you have a family to consider. Here are four practical ways to ensure that the fabric you choose stands up well to grubby feet (and paws).

5 ways to Brighten your Home for Summer

Sun-filled days, seasonal salads and sweet sorbets… Summer’s here and it’s time to let the sunshine into your home! Here are five simple ways to make it happen.

How to choose the right Bedside Table

There’s nothing quite like curling up in bed with a good book and a cup of tea. And the right bedside table is the perfect complement to this cosy bedtime ritual. It’s where you’ll place your mug while drinking your tea and your book when you’re done reading.
30 Years

Growing our Legacy: Looking Forward

With 30 years’ worth of business experience behind us, we’ve certainly learned the importance of being adaptable in order to keep our customers’ wants and needs a top priority.

The Story of a Chair: Quality Control and Delivery

Once a chair has gone through the Tinting and Upholstery process, it moves on to Quality Control (QC). Here, it will be thoroughly inspected for any defects.
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The Story of a Chair: Upholstery and Tinting

Once the frame of the chair has been completed, it moves on to our spraying area, where the customer’s chosen stain finish will be applied.
Story of a Chair

The Story of a Chair: Crafting the Frame

Once the customer has decided on the design of their chair – whether it be an occasional chair, dining room chairs, kitchen or bar stools – the journey relocates to the Woodbender factory.

The Story of a Chair: Deciding on a Design

The journey of a Woodbender chair starts; the first time a customer makes contact. Whether they’re looking for occasional chairs, dining room chairs, kitchen stools or bar stools, we have a wide selection of styles to choose from.
Tree Planting

Growing our legacy: Planting for the Future

This month, as part of our 30th birthday celebrations, we’re taking a moment to thank our Woodbender family, a team of dedicated individuals who have played a key role in helping us grow our legacy.
Hampshire Lowback

How to choose the Right Rug

A beautiful rug can pull a space together and add warmth, texture and style – but with so many different options available, how do you choose the right one? Here are a few questions to ask yourself before you buy.