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How to identify a good piece of custom carpentry

Not all carpentry works are created equal. Here’s how to ensure that yours has been made to last.

Text by Janice Seow

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Homeowners often choose to invest in custom carpentry because they can be tailored to specific needs, such as a particular storage requirement or a unique spatial layout. What’s more, unlike store-bought items, these bespoke designs are unique to one’s home – you won’t find the exact same piece anywhere else. As master craftsmen, the carpenters at Hock Hoon have been producing high-quality, custom furniture for decades. They shed light on the characteristics of a good piece of carpentry, and what to do to ensure that yours has been designed to last.

How can one identify a piece of well-made custom carpentry?
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A piece of carpentry is made up of many components, from plywood and laminates, all the way down to screws. That said, there are a few easy ways to determine if it is well made…

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