Furniture & Design

The Arts and Crafts Mission 2 Door 1 Drawer Bookcase

Saturday, July 27th, 2019

 

 
The Arts and Crafts Mission 2 Door 1 Drawer Bookcase has a tall profile with two mullionned glass doors and a handy bottom drawer. We’re showing the 67-inch model with three adjustable shelves. All standard versions of this bookcase are 38 inches wide and 16 inches deep.
 
This classic bookcase is gorgeous in quarter-sawn white oak with the Tavern finish. Protect your books in Mission style with this handcrafted bookcase with doors.
 




The Breckenridge Coffee Table

Saturday, July 13th, 2019

 

 

The Breckenridge Coffee Table is the foundation of the Breckenridge Occasional Table Set. It’s 42” wide by 22” deep, and has a drawer inside the top and a shelf near the base. The Breckenridge line has distinctive flared legs that curve wide at the feet, as well as corbels under the top on either side.
 
This stylized table looks luxurious with the natural tiger striping from quarter-sawn white oak. As well as the wood, we chose Michael’s Cherry stain for this table. If you watch, you can also see the soft-close drawer option in action. Whether you need a whole set, or just the coffee table, the Breckenridge adds statement style to a classic living room.
 




The Harrison Rocker Recliner

Saturday, June 29th, 2019

 

 

The Harrison Rocker Recliner is the standard option of our Harrison Reclining Chair. We’re showing this chair in ultra leather in Bison color. This chair also has optional contrasting cording in Coffee Bean. The Harrison is a chaise lounge recliner comfortable enough to just sit down in and push back.




How Do Corbels Make Furniture and Architecture Strong and Beautiful?

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

by Vicki Nemeth
 
Choosing handcrafted wood furniture can be so much more complicated than picking up particleboard at the big box store. You have more style features and customizations to choose from. No surprise that we get a lot of questions about what we mean when we talk about features. So let’s talk about corbels.
 
Stone corbels on the corner of a neoclassical building in Indianapolis
 

What is a corbel?

 
A corbel is a kind of triangular bracket that holds up protruding pieces against vertical surfaces in furniture and architecture. What sets corbels apart from regular brackets is corbels contribute to the style of a piece of furniture or architecture in addition to its structural integrity.
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The McCoy Glider

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

 

 

The McCoy Glider glides in Mission style with vertical side slats and exposed mortise joints. The curved arm rests are at exactly the right height for laying back on the upholstered cushions. With its rocking chair motion, the McCoy Glider is the perfect spot to lean back and take a break.




12 Best Ways to Bring Your Indoor Activities Outdoors With Amish Furniture

Saturday, May 25th, 2019

by Vicki Nemeth
 
With its bright sunlight, lush plants and big sky, being in the great outdoors can be a boon to your health.

12 Best Ways to Bring Your Activities With Amish Handcrafted Furniture

But what if you only have a balcony, or you don’t care about getting active? That’s okay! Getting outside doesn’t require a ton of space or a super-fit body. In fact, you can spend more time outdoors just by bringing your regular activities outside. Here are 12 indoor activities that you can bring outside with the right kind of handcrafted furniture.
 
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11 Top Ways to Get Your Kids and Teens Off Their Phones and Outside With Furniture

Saturday, May 18th, 2019

by Vicki Nemeth

A smiling girl walking toward the left with a hayfield in the background.

While keeping up with our computerized world is an advantage, many kinds of software are designed to addict the human brain. On the other hand, being outside has physical and mental health benefits that we all need to grow well-adjusted and capable. Here are 11 activities that your kids and teens can do outside when you have a property.

Keep in mind that outdoor activities are risky, and some activities are only age appropriate for certain kids. It is up to you to decide whether your child is ready to try an activity, and it’s up to you to mitigate the risks.

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14 Best Ways to Strengthen Your Neighborhood Community With Backyard Furniture

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

by Vicki Nemeth

 

Want to get out in the backyard this summer? There are a lot of activities you can do outside with just a little plot of land and some high quality outdoor furniture. While larger properties offer big possibilities, suburban backyards can offer ways for you to strengthen neighborhood communities. Here are 14 of them.

 

This backyard patio has many different ways to sit and hang out.

 

While some of these activities are more dangerous than others, it is up to you to decide the right risk level for you and your family.

This is Part 2 of a four-part series on getting outside on your property with furniture.

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16 Big Ways to Enjoy Large Properties and the Best Furniture to Make Them Better

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

 

by Vicki Nemeth

Land! The dream! A large property is a great place to get outside this summer. If you have a big piece of land, or are checking one out, consider these 16 things to do on it and furniture suggestions.

 

Foothills with coniferous trees in front of the Rockies

 

Keep in mind that outdoor activities can be dangerous and make sure you understand the risks to yourself, others and animals before trying anything.

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The Bridgeport Dining Chair

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

 

 
The Bridgeport Dining Chair is a contemporary classic with its broad, contoured back slats and comfortably carved seat. The Bridgeport features unique arches in its leg stretchers and symmetrical head rest. We’re showing this chair in oak.