DutchCrafters Pine Wood Furniture Collection
Our Pine Wood Furniture is from the heart of Amish country right here in the United States. Each piece is hand crafted using generations of woodworking skills handed down from father to son. Years of traditions shine through each part of solid wood furniture, with hundreds of stain and paint combinations to match your unique home decor.
The Pine Look
Pine wood is a whitish or pale yellow, has a straight grain with a fine, uniform texture, and may have more knotholes than other woods. Pine furniture has become associated with painted furniture and distressed styles. Still, it is beautiful in paint and stain, distressed or not. Pine furniture can develop a yellowish resin that may bleed through lighter finishes. It is a natural trait of Pine that contributes to its unique character.
Pine Furniture Styles
Pine furniture blends well with other woods, making it easy to mix and match with existing furniture. This wood is soft, lightweight, and stable, taking well to carving using machine and hand tools while holding its shape exceptionally well. Unlike hardwoods, Pine can dent or scratch easier, adding to its character.
Pine Furniture FAQs:
Will Pine Furniture Last?
Yes, it will!
Pine wood is a soft wood. It is soft compared to hardwoods, but Pine can withstand use and wear indoors and out in its own right. It will nick and dent more easily than hardwoods, and it might require more maintenance, but it will still be standing, functioning, and looking fabulous for a long time.
Does Pine Wood Build Good Furniture?
Pine wood is lightweight, versatile, affordable, and durable, making it an excellent choice for indoor and outdoor furniture.
Prone to occasional knicks and dents - your pine furniture tells the story of your home. While pine wood is softer than hardwood varieties, it offers stiffness, strength, and shock resistance. Pine wood is also more resistant to shrinking and swelling. All solid wood will move in response to humidity. Still, Pine has minimal shrinking and swelling, maintaining its shape over the years.
Pine is much lighter and easier to move around compared to other hardwood furniture. Quickly move your furniture when it's time to rearrange or on cleaning days and avoid the nuisance of pests!
Pine wood has a straight grain with a fine, uniform texture. Combined with its light color, Pine makes it easy, opening up a new world of coloring for wood furniture. The different colors pine wood furniture can wear make it very versatile. Light or dark, stained, painted, or unfinished, Pine wood furniture is excellent at blending in with existing décor.
*Important to note is the development of a yellowish resin on pine wood. It's a natural trait that contributes to Pine's unique character but may show through lighter finishes.
"You get what you pay for," is not an accurate description when it comes to Solid Wood Pine Furniture.
Pine is less expensive because it grows quickly, quicker than many other tree species, and is readily available worldwide. Since pine trees grow so fast, any trees cut down are quickly replaced with new growth, making pine wood respected for its environmental contribution and its affordability.
Check out our Timber to Table blog for more in-depth information on "The Pros and Cons of Pine Wood Furniture," or speak to one of our Amish-made Furniture Specialists!