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Man always wants to live in luxury and comfort and perhaps that’s why everyday we hear about new and latest inventions that can offer tranquility and pleasure to human. One such innovation is wooden furniture. Figuring out where our affection with all wooden things comes from is crucial for understanding human nature and aesthetics. Since the time immemorial, man started exploiting timber as a major raw material for various freight, vessels, furniture and encompassing dwellings.
English, French, German and American craftsmen all created highly itemized, elegantly-crafted wooden chairs that flaunted the knots, grains and designs of exotic woods, all secured under layers of polish.
When it comes to buy unique and premium quality furniture, the first name that comes in mind is Chiniot, a city in Punjab, Pakistan. Chiniot is the furniture hub of Pakistan and the furniture pieces produced there are exported across the globe. Chinioti artisans have intuitive good taste and they’ve achieved a distinct excellence in woodwork.
Besides main furniture pieces, Chiniot-based small handicrafts as well as the master pieces of craftsmen are also equally famous among the furniture buyers and collectors.
Chiniot offers a variety of furniture created by a verity of woods. The most important type of woodwork, which particularly belongs to Chiniot, is “Carving”. It’s a cutting style work; the piece of particular wood makes a design which shapes similar to a paper cut that’s carving.
The main wood used to make the furniture is SHEESHAM, and its permanence is just matchless. The major furniture pieces include:
· Bed set
· Sofa Set,
· Dinning set
· Jharoka (console)
· Dinning cupboard
The main style of Chiniot furniture is “Victoria” and it’s counted in antique these days.
You can see the master pieces of woodwork on all furniture showrooms where even chairs are not just chairs but the reflection of handiworks with ease and comfort of artistic sense.
Down to the increasing demand of Chiniot wooden furniture, the prices of raw materials used in furniture making such as chipboard, foam, timber, color paints, hard ware and polish chemical materials have increased.
Among the major customers of Chiniot wooden furniture are the United States of America, United Kingdom, Sri Lanka and Gulf states like the Saudi Arabia, Kuait, United Arab Emirates and Oman.