Blog

November 12, 2019

Wood finishes: oil or varnish?

To protect a wooden table against stains and scratches we finish it with oil or varnish. But what's the difference between these two options?

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November 14, 2019

Our new table models

It took a lot of drawing, sawing and sanding but they're here, our new tables!

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November 16, 2019

Custom made kitchen of oak and marble

This custom made kitchen is one of our favourites of this year! A perfect combination of oak and marble.

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November 16, 2019

A round dining table: which size to pick?

Round tables have made a huge comeback, and we're not surprised. But how many people can you seat around a round dining table?

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December 2, 2019

How much weight can a floating shelf hold?

To calculate the weight capacity of a floating shelf several factors are important. Let us explain to you how to calculate how much weight your shelf can carry.

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December 16, 2019

Meet our wood types!

The wood types we supply are beech, oak, elm, ash and walnut. All beautiful, sustainable wood types with their very own character.

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January 22, 2020

How to combine a wooden table with a wooden floor

We hear it quite often in our showroom: 'I have a wooden floor, so a wooden table will probably be a bit too much!' It doesn't have to be though!

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February 15, 2020

New supply of French walnut!

All the wood we use for our tables we source ourselves from sustainable suppliers within Europe. Last week Reinier found some new gorgeous walnut in France!

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March 16, 2020

How we deal with corona and upgrade your workspace with 10% off

The world is battling the spread of the corona virus right now, and for us at Van Steen this pandemic means we will have to make changes to the way we work.

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May 7, 2020

Order a table, get a stool

If you order your new table in the first two weeks of May you get one of our handmade wooden stools for free!

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June 6, 2020

Our new opening hours

We used the last few weeks to renovate our showroom and are now open Monday to Saturday from 1pm.

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