Published at Sunday, November 11th 2018, 23:41:53 PM by Kristina Barlow. Cuisiners. Inspect the furniture to learn how it is built. Try to choose furniture that is constructed using wood joinery techniques. Avoid buying furniture that is held together with nails and glue. Pieces that are held together with wood joinery will hold up to more weight and for several years after the nail and glue pieces fall apart.