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Miscellaneous Amish Furniture


Here are our ANSWERS to QUESTIONS you might have when purchasing a new wood floor: What is my budget? Budget is always a major consideration for most families when renovating or building.  Putting in cheaper flooring may be tempting, but will it enhance the value of your home? Wood flooring usually does. How often would you have to replace it? If you go with cheap flooring you may have to redo it in a few years. Quality flooing will last for a very long time. The answer is to buy the very best you can afford. In the long run, it will cost.

Form & Function

Form and Function can be seen in these beautifully hand-crafted pieces. Our pieces are suitable for any style home from rustic chic to urban elegance. Have a piece in mind, give us a call!.

Engineered Flooring is Real Wood – Really!

Engineered Flooring is Real Wood – Really! Both engineered and solid wood floors are made using real wood. Solid hardwood floors are just that – solid wood. Each board of solid hardwood flooring is made from a single piece of hardwood that’s usually 3/4 of an inch thick. Because of its thickness, it can be sanded down and refinished several times. Engineered hardwood is made of a core of plywood with a layer of hardwood affixed to the top surface, usually 4mm thick. It’s more resistant to moisture and heat compared to solid.

Tobacco Wood: Can You Smell the History?

  Can You Smell the History? When I hear term tobacco wood, I imagine the smell of my father’s old pipe wafting out a smoky plume that had a delicious cherry smell.  Well, tobacco wood does not actually smell but, back in the late 1800s and early 1900s, many farmers who lived in the fertile river valleys grew tobacco. Using a mixture of pine species as siding, floor joists and roof rafters, they constructed barns for drying tobacco – a unique process that gave what we call tobacco pine its heavily mixed color.

A Ceiling You Can Look Up To

A Ceiling You Can Look Up To This striking cathedral ceiling with antique oak is one you can look up to and admire.   More and more new homes are utilizing wood planking for walls and ceilings. Planked ceilings add visual texture and create great focal points in a room. So, the next time you are considering remodeling a room, look up and think about the addition of wood to your ceiling.   The wood paneling shown above, offers a natural element, unique contrast and warmth to any room. You can panel  partially up a wall.