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Best Contemporary Furniture Award of 2024 Goes to Amish Furniture Store?

Seth Carter 20/06/2024

You read the headline correctly. An Amish Furniture retailer won the Best Contemporary Furniture Award in 2024. DutchCrafters Amish Furniture won Sarasota Magazine’s Best Contemporary Furniture Award of 2024. This win is significant for DutchCrafters, we are proud to feature some of the best contemporary and modern furniture available. This award highlights what many people may not know. Many customers assume that Amish furniture is all old-fashioned, traditional styles. While we offer plenty of tried-and-true… Best Contemporary Furniture Award of 2024 Goes to Amish Furniture Store?

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Outdoor Bar and Dining Furniture: What’s Hot in 2024

Seth Carter 14/06/2024

Outdoor dining and bar furniture is very popular in 2024. In this post, we explain what and why our customers around the country are buying these outdoor furniture styles. We even share some of our best-selling outdoor bar and dining furniture. Table of Contents What is Outdoor Dining and Bar Furniture? How Popular is Outdoor Dining Furniture? Top 3 Best-Selling Outdoor Dining Furniture Products in 2024 What is Outdoor Bar Furniture? Top 3 Best-Selling Outdoor… Outdoor Bar and Dining Furniture: What’s Hot in 2024

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5 Best Solid Wood Bookcases

Seth Carter 16/05/2024

We sifted through thousands of Amish furniture orders since the beginning of 2023 to provide an authoritative list of the most popular solid wood bookcases over the past 16 months. Amish-made bookcases are lauded for their durability and reliability, which come with their solid-wood construction. Amish Appreciation for the Printed Book As we enter the digital age, more people opt for eBooks and audiobooks. The Amish will always appreciate printed books since you likely won’t… 5 Best Solid Wood Bookcases

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5 Best Stains for Oak Wood

Seth Carter 26/04/2024

Oak seems to be the wood type most synonymous with Amish furniture. Is oak the most popular wood type for Amish furniture? DutchCrafters has been in business for over 20 years, and we have processed tens of thousands of orders just in the past few years. We reviewed over 25,000 orders to determine Amish furniture’s most popular wood type. What is the Most Popular Wood Type for Amish Furniture? Oak was the runaway winner as… 5 Best Stains for Oak Wood

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A Guide to Amish Porch Swings

Seth Carter 11/04/2024

Amish porch swings come in all shapes and sizes. With the wide variety of options available, you might wonder how you choose the right outdoor swing. The first step is understanding the ins and outs of Amish porch swings. Consider this your comprehensive guide to outdoor swings. Topics Covered: Don’t forget to check out our guide to hanging a porch swing. How Much Weight Can a Porch Swing Hold?   Most of our porch swings have… A Guide to Amish Porch Swings

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How to Choose the Best Outdoor Furniture Colors 

Seth Carter 28/03/2024

If you take outdoor living seriously, making it cozy is key to finding happiness in your backyard. You need to consider several things when deciding which pieces of outdoor furniture will bring you the most joy in your leisure time. You must consider comfort, quality, construction material, outdoor furniture styles, and colors.  Here, we will focus on color selection. Which colors you select will depend on your vision, theme, background, and perhaps even what kind… How to Choose the Best Outdoor Furniture Colors 

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7 Things You Need to Consider Before Getting a Porch Swing

Seth Carter 14/03/2024

Customers have turned to DutchCrafters for reliable Amish furniture for over 20 years. That doesn’t just pertain to indoor furniture. We have specialized in outdoor Amish furniture since our company was first established in 2003! Our outdoor porch swings are handcrafted, beautiful, durable, and immensely popular with our customers. But how do you pick the perfect porch swing? If you want a hanging swing to grace your porch, here are seven important factors you must… 7 Things You Need to Consider Before Getting a Porch Swing

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How Can I Tell It’s Really Amish Made Furniture?

Beth Rice 16/11/2023

The secret is out and has been for a while. Amish furniture is high quality. It’s the kind of furniture that’s built so well it can be passed on for generations to enjoy. Another secret that’s out is that custom Amish furniture costs more. If you want to bring home this caliber of wood furniture, it will cost more than furniture made of lesser materials. You won’t find Amish furniture in big box stores or… How Can I Tell It’s Really Amish Made Furniture?

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Why Authentic Craftsmanship Matters

Beth Rice 31/08/2023

Build it quicker. Get it faster. Machines that can do what humans do are incredible. Let them do the work to build more, faster. That’s better, right? Or is it? Mass production often leads to products of lesser quality. Rushing just won’t deliver the same quality that taking time will. As products and clothing wear out, break down and get thrown out, consumers must replace them. As we look to the future to live in… Why Authentic Craftsmanship Matters

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Where Can I Buy Amish Furniture?

Beth Rice 18/05/2023

Perhaps you’ve visited areas of Amish country and stopped in at shops with home baked goods, canned vegetables, quilts and other handmade items. Perhaps on a special trip to the rolling hills of Amish country  you encountered some shops that featured the smell of fresh sawdust, and you happened upon some exceptional Amish made solid wood furniture. There’s a difference about Amish made wood furniture that’s undeniable. Anyone who has seen it or touched it… Where Can I Buy Amish Furniture?

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10 Amish Office Furniture Terms and What They Mean

Beth Rice 02/03/2023

Amish made office furniture is not like the rest. Rich with solid wood, the desks, bookcases and storage pieces are built to last for generations. You’ll find unique features and parts built into a variety of designs. Here we’ve put together a fun list of clues to share some significant office furniture terms that stand for quality features that will keep your office furniture going for generations. Clue: I’m a cover that seals and smooths… 10 Amish Office Furniture Terms and What They Mean

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Does Modern Amish Furniture Exist?

Beth Rice 22/12/2022

Modern Amish furniture does exist. Just because it’s made by hand with solid wood and will last from the birth of your child until they have their own children and beyond does not mean it’s limited to one style. In fact, that’s one misconception the vice president of DutchCrafters, Linse Miller, tries hard to dispel, frequently looking for ways to bring Amish made modern furniture center stage. While it’s true the Amish are known for… Does Modern Amish Furniture Exist?

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How to Shorten the Wait for New Furniture

Beth Rice 26/05/2022

In the age of Amazon where delivery drivers are literally running to our doors to deliver packages and online pre-ordering allows us to pull in and grab our merchandise, we’ve gotten used to getting things fast. One thing we didn’t expect to add to our waitlist was furniture. The good news is, there are solutions and answers to getting quality furniture a little faster. Roughly a year ago, the furniture industry saw an explosion in… How to Shorten the Wait for New Furniture

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Mennonite Furniture vs. Amish Furniture

Jake Smucker 18/11/2021

They wanted to follow Jesus in their own way and refused to serve in the military. They sought a life separate from the culture where they lived in order to speak their own language and continue their way of life. And they were persecuted, imprisoned, and fined. They sold their land, uprooted their communities, and found new homes. But when they discovered that no place in Europe was safe, they packed all their belongings into… Mennonite Furniture vs. Amish Furniture

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10 Amish Dining Room Furniture Terms and What They Mean

Beth Rice 22/10/2020

Tucked within your dining room furniture collection are little parts and big parts that make dining room furniture function at its best. We’ve picked out 10 Amish dining room furniture terms to share and explain, highlighted by attractive Amish furniture of course! Test your knowledge with these Amish dining room furniture terms to see how well you know them. Clue: I sit right below the surface of a table, adding to its beauty and concealing… 10 Amish Dining Room Furniture Terms and What They Mean

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