Category: Office

How to Choose the Right Office Furniture for Business

Beth Rice 05/08/2021

When you’re looking for office furniture to create the most efficient, productive and stylish office possible, there are important factors to consider. This handy guide offers questions to ask and suggestions for what to look for in order to choose the right office furniture for your business. Begin With Your Budget Know what budget you’re working with before you begin office furniture shopping so you can plan accordingly. Once you know your budget, be sure… How to Choose the Right Office Furniture for Business

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Barrister Bookcase Backstory

Beth Rice 03/06/2021

The barrister bookcase was born out of necessity. Barristers, or lawyers that specialize in case law and represent clients in court, found themselves in need of a piece of furniture that could not only store volumes of reference books but also could be transported safely and easily as they traveled from court to court. Judges would be required to travel to different courts, and the barristers had to follow them. Enter the barrister bookcase that… Barrister Bookcase Backstory

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Things to Know About Wood Inlays

Beth Rice 25/02/2021

Wood inlays are a type of furniture feature that catches the eye. They represent the work of a true artisan, and they require a skilled hand to add them to wood furniture. What is a wood inlay and what does it do? A wood inlay is the addition of an often contrasting, colored material into a shape that’s cut out to accept the inlay. It is fit flush with the item it’s added to. The… Things to Know About Wood Inlays

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5 Things to Love About an Amish Secretary Desk

Beth Rice 11/02/2021

It’s pretty easy to name five things to love about a secretary desk, from its space saving features to its collection of storage compartments. When you factor in the ability to customize, the solid wood, and the variety of styles to pick from, it’s even easier to name five things to love about an Amish secretary desk. Let’s take a look. Secretary Desk History The secretary desk has come a long way. Also referred to… 5 Things to Love About an Amish Secretary Desk

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Facts About Finished Backs

Beth Rice 17/12/2020

How important is it to have the backs of your wood furniture finished? What is a finished back exactly? And if the back of a piece like a desk is not finished, what the heck does it look like? Is it bare? The finished backs of fine wood furniture are a popular topic of conversation for our furniture specialists here at DutchCrafters. Questions are often raised about what the options are for finished backs, when… Facts About Finished Backs

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How to Choose the Right Gun Cabinet

Beth Rice 10/09/2020

Gun cabinets offer a stylish way to display your gun collection while keeping your pieces safe and secure. Different options include things like a carousel holder for easy retrieval, hidden compartments and varying sizes. Here are some important things to keep in mind when you’re shopping for a gun cabinet. Gun Cabinets vs. Gun Safes It’s important to note that gun cabinets are for storing and displaying your collection. While they do come with locks… How to Choose the Right Gun Cabinet

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Tips for Setting Up A Work From Home Space

Beth Rice 02/04/2020

Working from home? We’re with you! Looking to set up a work from home space that’s free of distractions, full of comfort and that you can adapt to easily? We can help. Here are some tips for setting up your work from home space. Setting Up A Work From Home Space CHOOSE WISELY Pick a designated workspace that will work with you and for you. This will be your hub of production, your area that… Tips for Setting Up A Work From Home Space

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10 Ways You Can Customize an Amish Wood Desk

Beth Rice 19/03/2020

Amish wood desks are special. Not just because they’re pretty and made with solid wood, but because they are customizable and customizations give you options. An Amish wood desk can have the look, the features and the function that will serve you best. Here are 10 ways you can customize an Amish wood desk to be the desk you like to use, look at, own and pass on for generations to come. Get ready.  It’s… 10 Ways You Can Customize an Amish Wood Desk

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5 Things That Make an Amish Desk Chair Comfortable

Beth Rice 30/01/2020

While a desk is essential to supporting our work, we don’t sit in the desk. It’s understandable that significant funding can be put into the right desk for the job, but working at your desk can become unbearable if comfort is sacrificed. And the source of comfort for someone working a desk job 40-plus hours a week can be found in….an Amish desk chair. What Makes an Amish Desk Chair Comfortable The Back Support The… 5 Things That Make an Amish Desk Chair Comfortable

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Office Desks That Help DeClutter

Beth Rice 09/01/2020

Looking for an office desk that will do more for you in the new year? We’ve zeroed in on three office desks that bring a lot to the work space and that can help you get and stay organized in the new year. Which office desk will help you the most? The Computer Desk If you have lots of computer and office equipment and not enough room to put it, a computer office desk could… Office Desks That Help DeClutter

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Creating a Study Space for Great Thinkers

Beth Rice 29/08/2019

What kind of study space works best for you? What spot do you like to settle in to read, concentrate, or get some work done? I think a place conducive to studying or working differs by personality. While some need their study space to have complete quiet in order to concentrate, there are many who can have the TV on or listen to a podcast while hitting the books or working on a project. It… Creating a Study Space for Great Thinkers

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Tips for Creating a Shared Home Office Space

Beth Rice 18/10/2017

With 30 million Americans currently working from home at least once a week, shared home offices are becoming popular. Whether you’re on the job or managing your household schedule and finances, a comfortable and efficient space is the key to maximum productivity. Here are some tips for creating a shared home office space. These four options allow each person to have their own desk top and the ability to personalize their space with décor, as well… Tips for Creating a Shared Home Office Space

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Finding the Right Desk for You: 3 Questions to Ask

Beth Rice 05/10/2017

Solid wood desks are versatile, beautiful, and durable. DutchCrafters desks are available in many different styles and with custom options to support your work. Find the right desk with the right combination of form and function for you within the space you have by answering three key questions. Question 1: How much work space do you need? Desks for Small to Medium Work Spaces Solid wood writing desks fit small and medium spaces nicely and… Finding the Right Desk for You: 3 Questions to Ask

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Meet the Woodworker: Elkhart Office Furniture Collection

Beth Rice 28/06/2017

Handcrafting and perfecting fine solid wood office furniture since 2000, Lavern Beechy and his wife Mary recently visited our headquarters to share their story. __ Back in 2000, Lavern was working for a trailer company when a friend invited him to take over his business that specialized in solid wood desks. The timing was just right as Lavern had been thinking about starting a woodworking business but wasn’t sure what to make. He and Mary set up shop… Meet the Woodworker: Elkhart Office Furniture Collection

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Desks for the Busy Professional

Beth Rice 25/04/2017

“An organized space creates clarity and clarity attracts success.” April 26 is National Administrative Professionals Day. This day recognizes all the hardworking administrators, administrative assistants, secretaries, and receptionists who contribute to keeping offices running smoothly. Handling all the demanding tasks that come through a busy office takes organizational and multitasking skills that are on point. It also requires a desk where they can stay organized, store paperwork, answer phones, take notes, and more. What desks are… Desks for the Busy Professional

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