What Are Some Factors That Affect Pricing?

RobinGeneral, Planning, Wood

Photo of Dollar Bill
We believe furniture is a very personal decision. It lives in your home, it takes on your style, and is around as you create memories over time. The beauty of Amish furniture is the endless options you have to create a piece that's unique and personal, instead of just accepting what mass retailers are selling and what everyone else has. ... Read More

Why Won’t You Stain Hard Maple Dark?

RobinLearning Library, Wood

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

Do I Need A Coaster or Placemat?

RobinCare, Learning Library, Wood

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?

RobinCare, Learning Library, Wood

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

A Guide to Furniture Wood Types

JeffDesign, Wood

A sample of our stains

Almost every piece of our furniture can be built in any of our wood species. Every type has different characteristics and takes stain differently. We price everything by wood, and everything is available in a variety of stains. Although some of the wood species are harder than others, we only offer American hardwoods — nothing soft. Everything below is suitable for any … Read More