Indonesia Wooden Furniture

Indonesia Wooden Furniture Woodcraft has played its part in making the Indian handicraft fortune wealthier and inspite of many environment prevention issues the prospect of the hand crafted furniture sector in Indonesia seems positive. The wood history Woodcarving is an art and India has been a traditional producer of woodcarvings furniture for ages. Production of woodcarving is developed on a commercial scale, which is carried out by many Indonesian artisans from generation to generation. Indonesian Teak Furniture has abundant collection of woodcarved furniture, out of which some has been explored and a lot remains to be discovered. It has a rich old heritage to crown it's head which is believed to be the oldest heritage of the world. This has been adored and preserved by the Indians since time immemorial. The exquisite furniture range comes in various styles with varying designs, finishes, colors, shapes etc. The designs and the carvings may be etched on the back or front, which gives a remarkable and pleasing appearance. The use of high quality wood enhances the overall functional value and visual appeal of furniture. In the beginning, shisham was the only wood used by handicraftsmen. Thereafter some ingenious craftsmen experimented with teakwood from Nepal and Assam, ebonite from Assam and rosewood from the South. Struggle for survival forced the wood carving industry to pass through many critical phases. Changing scenario of Indonesia Furniture industry turned the craftsmen to many other varieties of woods. Besides traditional shisham, wood craftsmen have now been using many other varieties of wood depending upon the suitability of texture, colour, grains of wood for particular job. For deep under-cutting and sculptural effect teak, rosewood and walnut are preferred. For low relief, shisham and deodar is used and for incised design ebony are considered. Rohira, sal, babul, etc are coarse grained and hard wood used for bold work. Haldu and dudhi are used for special polychromatic effects. Other most common species of wood being used by the craftsmen these days are mango wood, tun wood, neem wood, sal wood, jamun wood, rohira etc.

The opulent Indonesia Wooden Furniture Treasure Chest Woodcarving industry is spreaded in majority parts of the country with some of it's main parts including Jepara, Solo, Yogyakarta, Bali and more. Woodcraft of Jepara is famous all over the world for its elegance and beauty. Jepara is known for vine-leaf patterns on Sheesham wood. Floral, geometric and figurative carving is also done here with wood inlay work. Woodworks industry in the North Eastern region is scattered and the production is confined to a few items only in a few states. Jakarta has a rich culture for such carving and in addition to small chairs and tables, the swing, without which no traditional home is complete, is made. Wood inlay, which developed and flourished during the rule, is done with bits of ivory, plastic, horn, metal pieces or other types of wood into carved surfaces of wooden items. This kind is found in various parts of the country such as Jepara, Solo, Yogyakarta and Bali. Designs of Jepara such as the fretwork, jali or the anguri work are also very popular. The wood carvers of Soloh, with great sensitivity and skill transform different varieties of wood such as shish, teak, dhudi, sal and kikar into works of art. Jepara is famous for painted and lacquered wood product such as toys, boxes, bedposts, cradles posts, flower vases etc. Lombok is the only state in Indonesia where Walnut trees and Fine Deodar wood are found. The craftsmen here create intricate carvings on wood obtained from the walnut tree which is used to make furniture items like tables, chairs, stools, partitions, trays, book stands, wall decorations, fruit bowls etc that have rich floral and trellis patterns carved on them. Jepara has its own unique wood tradition, Pasuruan is well known for carved furniture. Some furniture pieces in Cirebon like tables, low stools etc has miniature paintings on them. Carved wood items such as cabinets, screens, chairs, tables, almirahs, racks etc are also highly decorated over here. Indonesian Teak Wood Supplier Also each region of Woodcraft in Jepara is into making carved legs of beds and manjis and boxes. Jepara, Solo, Yogyakarta, Bali are main centers of wood lacquering. Jepara has many craft centers engaged in making different items out of wood. Malang is famous for woodwork on ebony or black sheesham inlaid with brass wire. Kalimantan is known for lacquered toys and miniature utensils for children to play with.