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Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: Steven & Sons

Jayca Pike 08/09/2014

We can say, with narrative certainty, that our Amish Makers’ love for working with their hands starts young, and with ferocity. Related Posts Amish Furniture Makers: Meet the The Yoder Brothers In the Amish community of furniture makers, talking about “the Yoder brothers” is a bit like us English folk (as Read more Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: The Mt. Eaton Collection The Mt. Eaton Collection Meet the Amish Makers at the Amish woodshop that crafts our… Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: Steven & Sons

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Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5

Jayca Pike 25/08/2014

Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Chicken Sweet-Corn Soup, straight from Pennsylvania Dutch Country! Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 4 Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Cherry-Cream Whoopie Pies! They taste like Hostess snack cakes Read more… Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5

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Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 4

Jayca Pike 25/08/2014

Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Cherry-Cream Whoopie Pies! They taste like Hostess snack cakes  . . . and are not for the faint of heart!! Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5 Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next… Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 4

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Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 3

Jayca Pike 25/08/2014

Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Big Berry Crumble! Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5 Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Chicken Sweet-Corn Soup, straight from Pennsylvania Dutch Country! Chicken Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking… Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 3

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Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking

Jayca Pike 25/08/2014

Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. First Up: Corn Dogs! Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5 Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Chicken Sweet-Corn Soup, straight from Pennsylvania Dutch Country! Chicken Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 4… Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking

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One Entryway Table, Three Home Styles

Jayca Pike 18/08/2014

This blog post was updated on December 28, 2018 with new entryway table designs. It (almost) goes without saying: Your entryway is the introduction to your home. As such, it has two main objectives: 1) Keep you organized & comfortable. 2) Show off your style. Here are three options (with three steps each!) to inspire your entryway to do both. The Entryway Table and Friends Related Posts How to Create a Stylish and Organized Entryway Your… One Entryway Table, Three Home Styles

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Amish Recipe: Apple Sponge Pudding

Jayca Pike 11/08/2014

In which I use far too many italics, and redefine “pudding.” Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5 Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Chicken Sweet-Corn Soup, straight from Pennsylvania Dutch Country! Chicken Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 4 Consider this… Amish Recipe: Apple Sponge Pudding

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#KnowledgeGrab – Whit Monday

Jayca Pike 09/06/2014

As some of us here at DutchCrafters are returning from a whirlwind trip to Indiana (more on that over the next few weeks!), our Amish brethren in the woodshops that we visited are taking today off! Why is that, exactly, and what is Whit Monday, anyway? Related Posts Family Foods and Fine Furniture: Favorite Holiday Recipes from our Staff As holiday preparations get underway, warm thoughts of family traditions and outings come to mind. Somewhere between carols,… #KnowledgeGrab – Whit Monday

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#KnowledgeGrab – Ascension Day

Jayca Pike 29/05/2014

If you ever thought that perhaps the Amish woodworkers that create our DutchCrafters Amish furniture worked a mite too hard, not to worry — today is a holiday for them! Read on for a quick #KnowledgeGrab on Ascension Day for the Amish in America. Related Posts Family Foods and Fine Furniture: Favorite Holiday Recipes from our Staff As holiday preparations get underway, warm thoughts of family traditions and outings come to mind. Somewhere between carols, decorations,… #KnowledgeGrab – Ascension Day

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How to Brighten a Room With Dark Furniture

Jayca Pike 06/05/2014

7 Inspiring Ways to Create a Light Space Around Dark Pieces Related Posts How to Care for Solid Wood Furniture Your solid wood furniture helps play host to beautiful dinners, magical home movie screenings, and overnight guests during the holiday Read more How to Store your Outdoor Furniture for the Winter As fall turns into winter, your beautiful outdoor furniture prepares to hibernate for a while. Much of the modern outdoor Read more 3 Ways to… How to Brighten a Room With Dark Furniture

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Cherry Wood Furniture-The Lowdown

admin 13/01/2014

You Put Cherries On Top For A Reason! Why cherry wood? There are so many wood choices, is there really a difference? YES! Related Posts Things to Know About Rustic Quarter Sawn White Oak Wood Wood that’s quarter sawn is cut differently, resulting in unique patterns that are stunning to see on a piece of Read more Three Popular Amish Furniture Wood Stain Colors Wood stain colors can make or break the look of wood… Cherry Wood Furniture-The Lowdown

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The Amazing Abilities of Cedar Wood

admin 31/12/2013

Many different options exist for the materials you can use for outdoor structures and furniture. I would like to discuss the benefits of one such material, cedar wood. Cedar has many great qualities that make it one of the most suitable types of wood for outdoor use. It repels rot and insects, it’s durable, beautiful, and smells great! Related Posts Making Room to Grow: Furniture for a Shared Bedroom Siblings may argue, but at the… The Amazing Abilities of Cedar Wood

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5 Great Ideas for Outdoor Lighthouses

Jim Miller 10/12/2013

Ideas for Amish Made Outdoor Lighthouses One of the very first Amish made products that we offered when we first opened our virtual doors at DutchCrafters in 2003 was the Amish made lighthouse.   Related Posts 5 Amish Gifts for Bird Lovers They stop mid-sentence to look up. They always bring you to the porch or backyard to point out a sighting. Read more Things to Know About Cupolas What are cupolas exactly? How do… 5 Great Ideas for Outdoor Lighthouses

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The Amish of Pinecraft

Jim Miller 04/12/2013

Amish of Pinecraft This blog post was updated on June 6, 2019. Pinecraft is a neighborhood of about 3000 Amish and Mennonites in Sarasota, Florida.  It’s a tourist destination for Amish and Mennonites from all over North America, in addition to being a point of curiosity for other visitors to Sarasota who might do a double-take when they see an Amish boy roller-blading down Bahia Vista Street or several Amish teenagers walking back from the… The Amish of Pinecraft

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Online Amish Furniture at DutchCrafters

Jim Miller 27/11/2013

Online Amish Furniture Since 2003 Since 2003, DutchCrafters has been a leader in online Amish Furniture. With more than 8000 furniture pieces to choose from, representing more than 120 small Amish and Mennonite woodshops in Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania, DutchCrafters has the largest variety of Amish furniture online anywhere. Related Posts Does Modern Amish Furniture Exist? Modern Amish furniture does exist. Just because it’s made by hand with solid wood and will last from the… Online Amish Furniture at DutchCrafters

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