Why Won’t You Stain Hard Maple Dark?

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Hard Maple Samples

We have a lot of people ask about hard maple, and are telling us incorrect information they’ve heard about the wood that we would like to set straight from our own inquiries from the Amish craftsmen themselves. Hard maple is in fact, a very hard wood. Many people think that Brown Maple is soft in contrast to it, when Brown … Read More

How Much Is Each Leaf?

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Leaves for an Amish Table

Each leaf depends on many factors including the size, wood, distressing, paint, etc. On average, the per leaf cost is about $100-$150. This is a relatively low price in accordance to the table as a whole, so many people will get more leaves than they originally thought they needed. The reasoning behind this is because you cannot add leaves after … Read More

Do You Ever Run Sales?

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Retail Tags

We get asked this question a lot, and it’s no wonder why we do since furniture stores are infamous for running sales for every occasion. We’ve put a lot of thought into why we do not run sales and all of our reasons have to do with putting our customer at ease during their buying process. We don’t run sales … Read More

How Many Leaves Can Store In a Table?

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Leaf Storage in an Amish Table

Leaf storage has everything to do with the size and shape of the table. For example, a round table cannot store leaves because of the shape, nor will our trestle tables where the leaves are put in on the ends instead of the center. The majority of oblong tables will store them with ease. The most leaves you can store … Read More

Do I Need A Coaster or Placemat?

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Cup of coffee on a an Amish Table

Whether you want to use a coaster or placemat is completely up to you and how you use your furniture. Everything we sell is treated with a catalyzed finish that is heat and moisture resistant, meaning if you set a sweating glass or cup of coffee on a surface it will not leave a water ring (tested for 24 hours). … Read More

Is Amish Furniture Scratch Proof?

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The Atlantic Trestle Table

There is no such thing as scratch proof furniture whether it is Amish made or made out of other materials. When something hard hits a surface with enough force, it has a capability of scratching. The good news is that we only sell furniture made from hard wood species and they are less prone to scratches than faux wood veneer, … Read More