What is the appeal of something old and worn? Is it the wisdom it possesses? Is it the stories it has to tell? A display from Urban Barnwood sits right inside the DutchCrafters Showroom in Sarasota, Florida. It features samples of real barnwood in different stains. The legs are thick and strong, the colors are warm, and the knots are real. It shows the possibilities we offer for custom-made barnwood furniture that brings with it… Bringing Barnwood Inside: Will You Go Rustic Or Contemporary?Read More Bringing Barnwood Inside: Will You Go Rustic Or Contemporary?
Characters: Pinot: A sensible and upbeat Sliding Barn Door Buffet. Barney: A somewhat cranky Timber Ridge Reclaimed Barn Wood Dining Table. Eave: An Amish Reclaimed Wood Ladderback Chair and Laura Ingalls fanatic. Gable: An Amish Reclaimed Barnwood Bristol Hutch prone to breaking out in song. The Scene: A Rustic Style Dining Room. Christmas Eve 2017. 11:15 pm. A light snow is falling as a reclaimed dining room set awaits the dawn of Christmas morning.… ‘Twas the Reclaimed Night Before ChristmasRead More ‘Twas the Reclaimed Night Before Christmas
At DutchCrafters, we offer a variety of rustic furniture that creates a rugged warmth in the homes of our customers. Reclaimed wood furniture and rough sawn wood are some of our most popular options that cater to this distinct look. Although it is easy to confuse reclaimed and rough sawn wood, there are some key characteristics that set them apart. Keep reading to learn the difference between these styles. Amish Reclaimed Wood Furniture The reclaimed… Reclaimed vs. Rough Sawn: What’s the Difference?Read More Reclaimed vs. Rough Sawn: What’s the Difference?
With the excitement and mystery of romance in the air this time of year, we’re here to help love blossom with Amish made furniture providing the backdrop. What’s the best furniture for romance? Let us help you set the scene. Scene 1: Romantic Dining Set the time to meet. Light the candles. If you don’t cook, pick up your favorite person’s favorite food. Now you’ll need a beautiful place to sit and dine. That’s where… The Best Furniture for RomanceRead More The Best Furniture for Romance
Your bedroom should be a place where you can take a breather and get a good night’s rest. However, life’s daily chaos tends to carry over into our bedrooms. We spend extra time on our phones or computers responding to texts and emails when we should be relaxing. We’re on a mission to reclaim the bedroom as the relaxing retreat it should be. Below you will find our ideas for making a bedroom sanctuary. Designate Downtime… Furniture to Make a Bedroom SanctuaryRead More Furniture to Make a Bedroom Sanctuary
Solid wood furniture has a leg up on the competition. Sought after for its quality and beauty, it can’t be beat by cheaper imitations. While it may be more expensive, wood furniture will last longer, saving you money in the long run. Investing in solid wood furniture guarantees the buyer: A durable product that will last Natural beauty within the home Furniture that can be passed on to future generations Which wood types offer exceptional… Wood Types: What is your Furniture Made Of?Read More Wood Types: What is your Furniture Made Of?
A healthy home environment benefits those most important to you — your family. How does supporting the environment factor into your furniture selections? You might be pleasantly surprised to find out some of the eco-friendly aspects of handcrafted Amish furniture that can serve you inside your home. Nurture Your Natural Side When it comes to furniture, a natural, pure product is best. Removing materials like plastic and particle board from your home gives a little… 7 Eco-Friendly Indoor ItemsRead More 7 Eco-Friendly Indoor Items
The long journey of our reclaimed wood furniture starts in the heartland of Pennsylvania and Ohio, where it is salvaged from various locations and sorted through by hand in order to determine what can be used. This wood with a rich past starts off on its new life when it is sold to one of our Amish woodworker shops. Here, the next chapter for what is typically yellow or white pine begins, full of life… New Beginnings for Reclaimed WoodRead More New Beginnings for Reclaimed Wood