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Going back in time with Amish hickory furniture

by Tom Grimes

When designing the decor for his cabin-style restaurant, Patrick Quinn, the co-owner of Mackinaws in Green Bay, Wisconsin, decided to keep the designs simple.

According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, it started when Quinn took his son out West for a ski trip, which prompted a flurry of ideas about rustic homes, and soon he was was harvesting timber to build his cabin.

He shared with the news source some of the building's more eccentric and notable curiosities. An ax that used to belong to his father hangs from the wall,comma and in the lobby, there is a hand-cut piece of oak embedded with an ancient tire chain, which used to be a swing when Quinn was young.

Amish hickory furniture is crafted in the style of early America and will fit any rustic home setting beautifully. Handcrafted dining chairs or stools built in this fashion can be charming and convey a proud, historical feeling to a room and their antiquated build will blend with other trinkets and treasures used to decorate a country cabin.

They are also durable pieces that will stand the test of time for years to come, so their classical appearance can become a defining characteristic to any home. ADNFCR-3308-ID-19918634-ADNFCR

1/19/2017 4:19:05 PM