Most people who grew up during the early 90s remember the all-too-famous rap star known as Vanilla Ice (Robert Van Winkle). In recent years, he's been filming a home improvement show for the DIY channel known as "The Vanilla Ice Project." This show centered around renovations to a home in Palm Beach, Florida. Now, the Ice, Ice Baby star is taking a shot at the Amish lifestyle in an upcoming show titled "Vanilla Ice Goes Amish." To learn more about Ice's new show, keep reading and we'll give you the latest scoop.
So, what can you expect to see in Vanilla Ice Goes Amish? Well, it's going to center around Vanilla Ice living in one of the Amish communities where he uses his home renovation and construction skills to help them build houses, buildings and other items necessary for daily life. Ice isn't a newcomer to the home construction industry, as his previous show on the DIY network was actually quite successful.
The Wethersfield Dining Table is supported by a thick pedestal and a star shaped leg base. The table opens easily with its geared slides and accepts up to three 12" leaves for greater seating. Durable ingenuity makes this Amish made piece a versatile one.
This table also exemplifies Amish handmade style. The beautifully carved pedestal can be reeded to add luxurious style to your dining room. The table top is carved with an elegant ogee edge. Shown here in cherry, this solid wood table can help make your dining room a dream come true.
The High Boy Dresser is beautifully designed to show your love of wood furniture. Shown here in cherry, it is available in a wide variety of woods. The dresser's classic ogee edged top complements an intricately carved jonie base. The solid wood drawers, showcased with wood knobs, have various knob options. As this dresser is part of the Heritage Suite, you will easily find pieces to match this dresser's elegance. You can be proud to have chosen the detail and workmanship that go into making every Amish High Boy Dresser.
The Amish are known for their ability to craft some of the world's finest furniture. Unlike other types of furniture that begins to fall apart after a couple years, Amish furniture is designed to last a lifetime, which is just one of the many reasons why so many people choose it. What you may not realize, however, is that Amish furniture has been around for hundreds of years, with roots dating back to the 18th century. If you are interested in learning more, keep reading as we take a closer look into the rich history and origins of Amish furniture.
Amish Furniture – The Beginning
Amish furniture originated in the 18th century when Jakob Amman left the Christian church along with some of this followers to create a new belief system and general way of life in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. As you may have guessed, this new way of life was known as "Amish." It didn't take long for this single Amish community to grow and expand into a massive settleme...
The Heartland Slat Loveseat Recliner is shown here in solid quarter sawn oak with the Michael's Cherry finish. As well as our many woods and finishes, you may choose from a variety of fabric or leather upholstery options and may even provide your own upholstery fabric. The beautiful corbels and slat sides showcase handmade craftsmanship and style.
This wall-hugger recliner slides forward instead of tilting backward so you can place it against a wall and still recline it. Standard cushion springs maximize comfort, while mortise and tenon construction ensures that this piece is durable. You can take comfort in knowing your Amish furniture will last.
The Caledonia 10 Drawer Dresser is a sturdy, classic looking Amish piece. Here it is shown in cherry. Neatly inset drawers and the 1" table top add simple character, yet carved corners, arching smoothly into flared legs, frame the piece elegantly. The optional mirror boasts the same beautiful arching.
This dresser has soft close drawer glides to reduce finger pinching. The dovetailed drawers also have long lasting wood shaker knob hardware. This solid hardwood dresser will add classic character to any bedroom for generations.
The Frontier Island Buffet with Pull Out Table extends 90" and accepts up to seven table leaves. The ingenius pull out table glides out easily and stores seamlessly. The buffet's top drawer stores all seven leaves. In the base of the buffet is a bottom cabinet with an adjustable shelf for extra storage.
The closed buffet, with flat panel cabinet doors and discreet table end, accent your home with stylish lines. The buffet also boasts a mission style edge and gracefully carved side arches. Shown here in oak, the Frontier Island Buffet is both a stylish and functional piece for your home.
The Baytown Dining Table is simply elegant. With a solid wood top and chamfer style edge, this unassuming design allows the beauty of the woodgrain to accent this table. The double pedestal and six curved legs further show the beautiful woodgrain. This particular table is shown in oak.
The well-built pedestal and legs feature levelers in the table's feet. This table has the option to accept up to four leaves with self leaf storage. Visit our website to see leaf and storage options for the sizes in which this table is available. To accept leaves, our table expands with geared slides. Be sure to watch the video for an excellent shot of the sturdy gears. This Amish handmade table not only features long lasting style, but the table itself will last for generations.
Heartland Slat Recliner is fully extendable for your relaxation. With mortise and tenon frames, this recliner is built to last, while standard springs maximize comfort. Reliable construction and comfortable design make it perfect for afternoon naps.
This video showcases the recliner in quarter sawn oak with the Michael's Cherry finish. The slat sides feature beautiful corbels. Also available are side panels in place of slats. This recliner combines Amish quality, craftsmanship, beauty and comfort in one piece of furniture.