The 6 Careful Steps This Family Took to Choose Their Best Dining Room Furniture

July 6th, 2019


by Vicki Nemeth


Want to know how to shop for Amish furniture? Ask Dennis and Sharon from Nebraska.

Hampton Trestle Dining Table and Abilene Dining Chairs in a combination living room dining room with sofas and a fireplace

Hampton Trestle Dining Table
Abilene Dining Chairs
Both in rustic hickory with Acorn stain


The Harrison Rocker Recliner

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.

Why a Maker Still Wants Amish Furniture

June 22nd, 2019

Geri and Daniel got these Royal Mission Dining Chairs to match the table Daniel built himself. The chairs are solid oak with a clear coat finish:


Royal Mission Dining Chairs


“I was extremely nervous about ordering my Amish furniture from an online store. For this reason, we ordered Amish furniture from a brick and mortar store with disastrous results. But because we so much wanted Amish chairs to go along with the beautiful table my husband made, we decided to give an online store a chance.
“After searching the internet, I called Amish Furniture Factory. I was very impressed with your knowledge of the furniture as well as your willingness to make sure we got the exact furniture we wanted. The entire transaction was done very easily with prompt communication throughout the process.
“In fact, the furniture was delivered earlier than promised. We are so pleased we will most likely order another piece of furniture in the near future.
Geri from California”

How Do Corbels Make Furniture and Architecture Strong and Beautiful?

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.

The McCoy Glider

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.

New Jersey Kitchen Gets a Smooth New Pantry

June 1st, 2019


“My experience with purchasing my pantry with Amish Furniture Factory could not have been better! I appreciated the guidance provided while making my decision. Receiving samples of the stained wood was very helpful with matching the color to my kitchen.


New Jersey Kitchen Gets a Smooth New Pantry

Broadway Mission 2-Door Pantry Cabinet in quarter sawn white oak with Michael’s Cherry stain


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

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.

11 Top Ways to Get Your Kids and Teens Off Their Phones and Outside With Furniture

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.


14 Best Ways to Strengthen Your Neighborhood Community With Backyard Furniture

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.


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

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.