Barkman Furniture Collection

About The Barkman Furniture Woodshop

From its beginning, the Barkman Furniture Collection has been dedicated to producing the finest heirloom hardwood furniture humanly possible, using a careful blending of generation-old techniques and state-of-the-art woodworking equipment.

The mission statement of the woodshop reads: "To produce furniture of the highest quality, always built to the most exacting standards in the industry, and worthy of being handed down from one generation of your family to the next."

One of the newest additions to our DutchCrafters Collection, the Barkman Furniture Collection is quickly proving itself one of the finest, competing with the likes of our renowned Keystone and Leola Collections for the title of highest-quality Amish furniture on DutchCrafters - and that says a lot!

All furniture from the American Journey Collection, and all furniture on DutchCrafters for that matter, is proudly made in America! Barkman Heirloom Furniture comes to us from the renowned Amish furniture community of Millersburg, Ohio.

The "Journey" from Forest to Home

The creation of heirloom furniture is, indeed, a journey. Starting with the finest of hardwood logs of many species, hand-selected and harvested from sustainable Midwest forests, and ending with custom-built, American-made furniture destined exclusively for your home, Barkman Furniture has many stops along the way...

Hardwood Inspection - Only the finest selection of hardwood logs, harvested exclusively from sustainable forests, are used in the creation of hardwood furniture. In addition, select logs of white pine, red cedar, and aspen are used to create items included the Rustic furniture sets. Fresh from the sawmill, lumber is then graded and sorted to select only the finest boards to be used  to build heirloom furniture.

Preparation - Boards are carefully stacked and dried to ensure proper seasoning before the manufacturing process begins. Once boards are adequately seasoned, they are moved to panel processing. During this production process, state-of-the-art woodworking machinery produces panel and frame components to incredibly close tolerances. "Framing" is the actual start of the furniture-making process. In framing, time-honored joinery methods are utilized, such as dovetailing, tongue-and-groove, box joints, and mortise and tenon - all of which of which have been used for centuries to create furniture that stands the test of time and offers a unique aesthetic appeal.

Production - Once a piece of furniture is assembled, hand techniques are employed to ensure that each piece of hardwood furniture from the Barkman Furniture Collection is a one-of-a-kind heirloom. Hours of sanding, planing, and, in some cases distressing, ensures that each piece of furniture bears of the signature of the master craftsperson to whom the furniture was assigned.

Perfecting the Finish - The process of applying custom finishes utilizes a combination of high-end automated spray applicators, along with masterful hand sanding and wiping techniques. The result is always a finish that enhances the natural beauty of the premium hardwood selected while at the same time providing optimal protection to ensure the wood develops beautifully into its patina tone with time.

Delivery - At the end of the furniture-making journey is heirloom furniture of unsurpassed beauty and durability, as close to perfection as humanly possible, with each piece bearing the signature of the furniture artisan ultimately responsible for its appearance and quality. Furniture is then carefully packaged, blanket-wrapped and shipped directly to your home, wasting no time in a warehouse or showroom where the furniture could be mismanaged and warp.

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Christy Fanback Dining Chair
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Amish Christy Fanback Dining Chair
from $420
Parsons Chair with Straight Top
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Amish Parsons Chair with Straight Top
from $480
Christy Dining Chair
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Amish Christy Dining Chair
from $410
Royal Court Dining Chair
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Amish Royal Court Dining Chair
from $510
Jamestown Bar Stool
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Amish Jamestown Bar Stool
from $340
Jamestown Dining Chair
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Amish Jamestown Dining Chair
from $298
Edinburgh Dining Chair
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Amish Edinburgh Dining Chair
from $360
Lake Placid 72" Boat Bookcase
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Amish Lake Placid 72" Boat Bookcase
from $590
Christy Fanback Bar Stool
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Amish Christy Fanback Bar Stool
from $440
Grand River Arts and Crafts Dining Chair
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Grand River Arts and Crafts Dining Chair
from $410
Live Edge Dining Table with Double Curved Base
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Amish Live Edge Dining Table with Double Curved Base
from $2,520
Guardian Furniture Protection Warranty Plan
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Guardian Furniture Protection Warranty Plan
from $99
Christy Bar Stool
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Amish Christy Bar Stool
from $420
Omni Desk
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Amish Omni Desk
from $510
Classic Mission Deluxe End Table
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Amish Classic Mission Deluxe End Table
from $780
Christy Dining Table with Solid Top
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Amish Christy Dining Table with Solid Top
from $1,280
Chesapeaka One Drawer Nightstand - Quick Ship
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Chesapeaka One Drawer Nightstand - Quick Ship
from $590
Rustic Buckeye Burl Coffee Table with Stump Base
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Amish Rustic Buckeye Burl Coffee Table with Stump Base
from $1,599
Mission Stained Glass Floor Lamp
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Amish Mission Stained Glass Floor Lamp
from $740
Classic Coffee Table
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Amish Classic Coffee Table
from $870
America's Past Huntboard
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Amish America's Past Huntboard
from $1,920
Ripple Back Bar Stool
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Amish Ripple Back Bar Stool
from $660
Chesapeaka 5-Drawer Chest of Drawers
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Amish Chesapeaka 5-Drawer Chest of Drawers
from $1,900
Mission Stained Glass Lamp
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Amish Mission Stained Glass Lamp
from $430
Rustic Living Oval Coffee Table with Stump Base
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Amish Rustic Living Oval Coffee Table with Stump Base
from $499
Live Edge Bench with Double Curved Base
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Amish Live Edge Bench with Double Curved Base
from $1,399
Christy Hutch and Buffet
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Amish Christy Hutch and Buffet
from $3,650
Christy Extension Dining Table
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Amish Christy Extension Dining Table
from $1,550
Planked Live Edge Bar Table with Steel T Base
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Planked Live Edge Bar Table with Steel T Base
from $1,780
Chesapeaka Six Drawer Dresser and Matching Mirror - Quick Ship
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Chesapeaka Six Drawer Dresser and Matching Mirror - Quick Ship
from $2,360
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