What is Hickory Style Amish Furniture?
Most noteworthy, Hickory Style Amish Furniture features solid hickory wood construction. Therefore giving it a traditional style. A famed American craftsmen named Gustav Stickley helped popularize hickory style furniture. Gustav went on to create a furniture line made of hickory wood. As a result he captured the rustic style of cabin furniture.
Typically hickory furniture uses the natural state of the wood to capture the rustic style. Therefore some hickory furniture pieces will even include bark accents. Using the woods natural imperfections guarantees that no two hickory style furniture pieces will ever be exactly alike.
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A Look At Amish Cabin Furniture
Amish Cabin Furniture has outgrown its place as suitable only for cabins and lodges. Therefore you can find them in homes today for their beauty and dynamic style. The popularity of Cabin furniture flourished in the early twentieth century as an economic downturn. The popularity of Mission and wicker furniture led people toward a rustic, practical taste in furniture.
While home furnishings crafted of synthetic materials offer an affordable option to those seeking furniture, home furnishings crafted of solid wood continue to appeal to those interested in natural beauty. Cabin furniture is noted for its natural characteristics, including bark accents, knots, and warps, all of which add charm and rustic beauty.
The one-of-a-kind look of cabin furniture can be attributed to its rough-hewn wood construction, bark accents, and simple designs. Cabin furniture boasts great versatility. It can add a rustic touch to any home, cabin or patio. Above all, it possesses not only a unique style but strength and durability.
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About Primitive Amish Furniture
Above all Primitive Amish Furniture is known for its traditional design. As well as using rough-hewn wood and bark accents. Hickory is a common choice for primitive furniture as it contains a rustic beauty within itself. Customers originally used primitive furniture in cabins, lodges and on porches. Eventually, its appeal began to spread to homeowners looking for something “different”.
Amish wooden furniture has always been the greatest source for finding quality primitive furniture. Primitive furniture is defined as “handcrafted” furnishings. Therefore no two pieces are ever quite the same and bear the craftsman’s unique fingerprint. Distinct sanding and staining methods make each furnishing a one-of-a-kind piece
The unique style of primitive furniture has always captured the imagination of furniture enthusiast. For anyone interested in authentic, hand-crafted furniture, in which you can see the distinct cutting, sanding, and staining of an expert artisan, primitive furniture is the way to go.
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American Original Cabin Furniture
Rustic furniture has often been overshadowed by the classic Mission and Shaker styles. As well as the sleek elegance of modern dining and bedroom furnishings. Yet, what other style captures the enduring beauty of solid wood furniture than the rustic furniture style? So let’s explore this trend in American Original Cabin Furniture.
In previous posts, we’ve examined the beauty of specific hickory cabin furnishings and even looked at a very brief history of the steady growth of cabin furniture popularity. In today’s post, we turn to the beautifully-crafted Hickory Farmer Dining Set. Featuring natural hickory wood (including bark accents), sturdy wood slats and a wide selection of custom options (including size, table edge, and stain selections), this one-of-a-kind Cabin style furnishing will beautify any home.
Amish Rustic Furniture
Amish Rustic Furniture boasts a truly unique style that transcends time. Above all the use of natural woods and simple designs truly defines rustic furniture. It also encompasses the styles known as “cabin furniture” and “primitive furniture”.
Most noteworthy, rustic furniture utilizes raw woods. Therefore sometimes featuring knots and bark accents. Other construction methods create ornate, decorative shapes from natural woods using steaming methods.
The history of rustic furniture can be traced back to the early-20th century. As a result, the popularity of Mission-style and wicker furniture flourished. Therefore hard economic times led people to more practical, affordable furniture.
Today, Amish craftsmen craft rustic furniture the old-fashioned way. Therefore using natural indigenous hardwoods and traditional woodworking methods. From simple to ornate, office and dining room to living room and children’s furniture.
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Amish Hickory Twin Bunk Bed
In our continuing celebration of original Brandenberry pieces, we highlight the rustic, one-of-a-kind Amish Hickory Twin Bunk Bed.
Above all the Hickory Twin Bunk Bed, pictured here, blends rustic beauty and strength. Making it a perfect furnishing for the family with young children who are wild at heart. Furniture-enthusiasts will attest to the beauty of the raw, natural wood construction. Therefore each piece of Hickory wood is selected for its strength and beauty. Thus retaining its natural back accents. In addition, the Hickory Twin Bunk Bed boasts expert craftsmanship (Amish artisans using traditional techniques) and boasts incredible durability.
If the young ones in your family crave adventure, create a place of rest for the young explorers. To see more hand-crafted, custom bedroom pieces like the Hickory Twin Bunk Bed, visit Brandenberry Amish Furniture. As a result, you can see why our original furniture would accent any home.
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Rustic Cabin Furniture
Above all Rustic Cabin furniture is known for its traditional craftsmanship. As well as its rustic style. Its rough-hewn wood construction makes this a one-of-a-kind look. Along with its bark accents and simple designs.
Gustav Stickley plays an important role in the history of cabin furniture. The Wisconsin-born craftsman popularized the Spanish Mission furniture style, mass-producing it for the public. To follow up on this success, he produced a line of cabin furniture. Its popularity caught on quickly.
Cabin furniture boasts great versatility. It can add a rustic touch to any home, cabin or patio. It possesses not only a unique style, but strength and durability.
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Classic Meets Modern: Hickory TV Console Hutch
Classic, real wood furniture and those who craft it using traditional methods may seem like an idealized dream. Why should someone spend countless hours hand-crafting a furniture piece when factory-assembled furniture can create a piece in drastically less time? Why use carefully-selected pieces of natural wood? Isn’t all wood the same?
For furniture-enthusiasts, the answers to these questions will seem obvious. Hand-crafted furniture boasts a noticeably greater quality than factory-produced furniture. Therefore careful wood selection enhances the final beauty of each piece. Nowhere is this more evident than in the Hickory 60 inch TV Console Hutch. This one-of-a-kind piece boasts a style and design that could never be replicated by factory assembly lines, and the raw Hickory wood is carefully selected and includes bark accents to ensure strength and beauty.
Also, two antique glass doors beautifully accent the hutch and provide storage space. To see more pieces like this, visit Brandenberry Amish Furniture.
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Discover Cabin Furniture for Your Home
While home furnishings crafted of synthetic materials offer an affordable option to those seeking furniture. Home furnishings crafted of solid wood continue to appeal to those interested in natural beauty. The beauty of hardwood furniture cannot be duplicated by synthetic means. Therefore there is no telling which handcrafted wood furnishing will become the treasured antique of generations gone by.
Of all styles of solid wood furniture, Cabin Furniture boasts the greatest emphasis on the inherent natural beauty of the wood it uses. Therefore including bark accents, knots, and warps. All which add charm and rustic beauty.
Crafters of Amish furniture, notably the Amish, often work with indigenous hardwoods. Therefore ensuring the highest quality construction and greatest natural beauty. Visit your local Amish furniture market or other hardwood furniture retailer and witness the impressive construction and timeless beauty of Cabin Furniture.
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Discovering Country Furniture Beauty
Blending the beauty of rustic landscapes and the durability of indigenous hardwoods, country furniture possesses a unique style all its own. Often crafted from Hickory or Cedar (though available in any wood species), country furniture is known for its traditional style. Therefore ornate accents and elegant features were once the highlight. As a result, they now highlight a simpler design.
The turn of the 20th century saw a rise in popularity of Mission style and rustic furniture. Therefore opening the door for country furniture. While it was once considered lodge furniture. It soon became an option for any homeowner. The versatility of country furniture allows it to blend with virtually any decor.
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Brandenberry Hickory Country Delight Game Table
Above all are you frustrated by the lack of meaningful fellowship with friends and family? Beautiful wood craftsmanship marks Brandenberry’s collection of family games furniture. With these timeless game sets and game tables, you have a reason for gathering friends and loved ones. Therefore creating a community for a time of laughter and fun.
The Hickory Country Delight Game Table, pictured here, features natural Rustic Hickory legs. As well as a beautifully-crafted tabletop and even a tabletop storage space. This dynamic game table includes a variety of interchangeable game boards. Backgammon and checkers are a few to name. Also, check out a variety of custom options. including wood species, stain/paint/dye, and table height choices.
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The Hickory Heritage Collection
Brandenberry Amish Furniture Custom Line
What is the heart of Hickory furniture? Part of it is the natural Hickory wood construction. Natural bark accents and wood knots add to the rustic charm and beauty of Hickory wood. Another part of the heart of Hickory furniture is strength. Hickory furniture boasts great strength and durability. Thus retaining the natural strength that Hickory wood possesses.
The Hickory Heritage Collection, a custom line from Brandenberry Amish Furniture, boasts beautiful Hickory construction. As well as a variety of custom options. The Hickory Heritage Collection Dresser and Mirror, pictured here, boasts wood spindles (featuring natural wood accents) and natural Hickory edges.
The Hickory Heritage Collection Nightstand, also pictured, boasts an open storage space and natural Hickory wood accents. This also includes natural Hickory wood hardware.
Come see our wide variety of custom or Hickory wood furniture from Brandenberry Amish Furniture.
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Hickory in the Heartland: The Brandenberry Hickory Lumberjack Bed
One of the thrills of purchasing hand-crafted, solid wood furniture is the knowledge that your furniture piece is unique. Therefore there is no other furnishing with the exact wood grain or stain finish as yours. Rich details familiar to the furniture lover’s eye prove that when it comes to hand-crafted furniture, every piece is original. Brandenberry is proud to offer a truly custom piece available only here: the Brandenberry Hickory Lumberjack Bed.
Boasting natural Hickory wood construction and sturdy wood posts. As well as a variety of custom options including wood species, bed size, headboard, and stain/dye/paint choices. Therefore the Hickory Lumberjack Bed possesses the rustic, rugged style that one associate with natural Hickory hand-craftsmanship. Yet don’t assume that this piece is fit only for cabins or lodges. Its classic design makes it a versatile choice for any homeowner.
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Natural hickory furniture often conjures images of rustic, knotted wood, one-of-a-kind designs and a style you would find in a cabin or lodge. Yet Brandenberry Amish Furniture offers a hickory wood creation that defies convention. Welcome to Hickory Meets Elegance: The Harvest Plasma Stand.
Hickory Meets Elegance: The Harvest Plasma Stand
With its white and natural wood look, this plasma TV stand fits right into trendy homes that have a flair for informal elegance. Yet, the Harvest Plasma Stand is designed for homeowners committed to serious entertainment. Notice the huge space for a big-screen TV. And down below, you’ll find two shelves behind each mullioned glass door. So you’ll have lots of room for your DVD player, stereo and other devices. What’s more, there’s a pull-out CD/DVD rack behind each wood panel door. And they’re all ready for your music and movie collections. What’s more, your beautiful trinkets on the rack above the TV will make the TV stand even more attractive and welcoming.
Amish Custom-Built from Solid Wood
Visual appeal aside, the hickory TV stand excels in another important area: strength and durability. This is because of the top Amish artisans in the Midwest custom-craft each unit. And the Amish men use only solid hickory and maple wood. Plus traditional cabinetmaking techniques. So you won’t find particle board or other bargain substitutes. As a result, the entertainment center should, with proper care, last for generations to come.
What’s more, you can order the TV stand as shown or unfinished. Also, you can have the unit customized to your specifications.
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To see this and other plasma TV cabinets, visit Brandenberry Amish Furniture and see our stunning selection of custom Amish furniture! Or, visit Brandenberry’s ‘brick and mortar’ store in picturesque Shipshewana, Indiana.
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Round Hickory Pub Table with Square Skirting
Old Hickory Furniture
Old hickory furniture, also called “rustic”, “primitive” or “cabin” furniture, features solid hickory construction and a traditional style. The popularity of old hickory furniture may be due in part to Gustav Stickley. Gustav Sticklye was a famed American craftsman who mass-produced Mission style furniture. He created a line of primitive furniture, often made of hickory, which captured the rustic style of cabin furniture.
Above all the hickory wood is left in its natural state to accent the rustic style of cabin furniture. Some pieces will even include bark accents, adding to the natural style. It is common to find old hickory furniture in rural settings such as cabins and lodges. Today you can find them in upscale homes as well. Browse handcrafted hickory furniture online today. As a result the versatility and beauty of its style will surprise you.
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Rustic Amish Furniture For Your Home
First of all rustic furniture has remained a popular furniture style for decades. Blending natural hardwood construction with traditional styles and a timeless appeal. Most noteworthy, Rustic Amish Furniture had its beginning in the early-20th century. As the popularity of Mission and wicker furniture grew (thanks to Wisconsin-born craftsman Gustav Stickley) and the economic climate of America grew tense, people sought practical, beautiful furniture that would boast great durability and versatility.
Today, rustic furniture is still crafted the traditional way by skilled Amish artisans using old-world construction methods. Visit your local Amish furniture market or retailer today. Therefore seeing first-hand why rustic furniture is truly one-of-a-kind. As well as why rustic furniture is a style for the ages. From the natural wood knots and bark accents the steam-bent construction to the timeless styles and durable construction.
There’s something about rustic furniture that arrests the attention of furniture lovers. Perhaps it’s the pleasant memories associated with spending vacations in a cabin. Or, it might be the feeling of utter relaxation when sitting or lying on furniture that’s designed to look cobbled together and fully ‘broken in.’ So in Rustic Beauty, Natural Style: Cabin Furniture, we’ll delve into rustic cabin furniture. And we’ll explore some items you might wish to acquire for your home.
Rustic Beauty, Natural Style: Cabin Furniture
Of all the solid wood furniture styles retailers offer and furniture-lovers enjoy, cabin furniture is perhaps the most unique. And hickory wood is one of the most popular choices for cabin furniture. In fact, craftsmen often use natural pieces of wood with knots and bark to enhance the furniture’s rustic appearance. These natural accents add a custom touch to each furnishing. What’s more, these imperfections are the main reason no two pieces of cabin furniture are exactly alike. Of course, furniture aficionados love this one-of-a-kind, ‘natural,’ or ‘authentic’ look.
Brandenberry Amish Furniture: Cabin Furniture at its Best
With their skills in crafting custom hardwood furniture, Amish cabinetmakers offer some of the finest cabin furniture available today. And furniture lovers can see these pieces at Brandenberry Amish Furniture in Shipshewana, Indiana.
In fact, Brandenberry offers cabin furniture for every room in your house. Take the living room or den. The hickory loveseat (shown) features the wood having knots and other imperfections. Yet, the natural quality of the wood enhances the beauty of this piece. Also, fine upholstery accentuates the settee’s appeal.
Other pieces for the living room include bookcases, such as the hickory four-shelf bookcase. Also, there are several cabin furniture-style entertainment centers to choose from. The hickory 42 inch TV stand and the hickory hutch are two cases in point.
Brandenberry offers an array of rustic furniture for the dining room. From the rustic-looking Rio Vesta dining room table to any number of matching chairs, you can get a dining table set in the cabin furniture style. Looking for a hutch or sideboard with a rustic look? Then, you’ll like the Hilltop hickory hutch and the hickory sideboard.
No rustic home would be complete without cabin furniture-style bedroom furniture. And Brandenberry has lots of offerings in that department. The Amish bow bed is a case in point. Also, you won’t want to miss the dresser with mirror and the chest on chest.
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These are but a sampling of the rustic-looking, Amish-crafted, solid wood furniture pieces available from Brandenberry Amish Furniture. To see these, and other Cabinet Furniture pieces, visit Brandenberry’s website. Or visit Brandenberry’s ‘brick and mortar’ store in Shipshewana, Indiana.
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While factory-produced furniture offers a cheap option for quick home furnishing necessities, handcrafted furnishings offer a one-of-a-kind beauty. This is most evident in Rustic Furniture. Rustic Furniture has a rich history in America as an alternative style for the poor as well as the rich. Along with a school of design tied to the Arts and Crafts Movement of the early-20th century.
Rustic Amish furniture features a natural, raw aesthetic. Pieces are crafted of natural hardwoods (Hickory is a common choice) which still include bark accents and wood knots. Sometimes, fresh wood is harvested, steamed and bent into a variety of shapes to add decorative shapes to furnishings. The appeal of rustic Amish furniture transcends those looking for cabin or porch furniture, but has broadened its appeal to homeowners looking for beautiful, one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted pieces.
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The Noble Collection Occasional Tables
In previous blogs, we have highlighted the rustic beauty of natural Hickory furniture. Noted for its rustic beauty (back accents and wood knots) and great durability. Hickory furniture has made the leap from “cabin” or “lodge” furniture to “living room” furniture due to its natural beauty. With this in mind, we look at two distinct pieces that share a common design. The Hickory Noble Collection Writing Desk and the Hickory Noble Collection Library Table.
The Hickory Noble Collection Writing Desk boasts natural construction and an Old World Mission Finish. A sturdy shelf and wood slats make this a practical, sturdy piece.
The Hickory Noble Collection Library Table shares a similar style to the writing desk but boasts a darker, sleeker finish that completely transforms the rustic style into an elegant design.
To see more beautiful Hickory pieces like these, visit Brandenberry Amish Furniture and see our huge variety of hand-crafted wood furniture.
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The Carolina Hutch
Our craftsmen at Brandenberry have a breadth of furniture knowledge. It not only encompasses modern furniture styles but delves deep into traditional styles. As a result, the Carolina Hutch possesses a truly rustic style. This hutch shows our dedication to using high-quality woods and traditional woodworking methods.
The Carolina Hutch is a treasure for furniture-lovers. It’s crafted from Rough Cut Eastern White Pine and boasts a rough-cut rustic style. Above all this hutch features plenty of dynamic storage space with full-extension drawers.
You can explore Brandenberry’s collection of hutches online at Brandenberry Amish Furniture. If you’re visiting Shipshewana, stop in at our ‘brick and mortar’ store. As a result, you can talk to their expert customer service staff and view our handcrafted furniture for your self.
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Rustic, Practical Beauty: Country Amish Furniture
Mission style furniture was produced and popularized by Gustav Stickley. His designs captured the imaginations of the American public. Out of this grew a line of Stickley’s wicker furniture which also sold well. Country Amish furniture became a popular option for homeowners seeking something beautiful. As well as something different for their home furnishings. As a result, furniture that echoed the simple designs of the countryside.
Even though there is not a definitive country style. Amish tables, in particular, boast a wide variety of styles and designs including country. Furthermore, country style furniture can possess beautiful wood accents. Along with an elegant style. To discern what is “country” and what isn’t, spend time researching the variety of styles available. Better yet, consider visiting a local Amish furniture market. As a result, you can talk to someone knowledgeable about country Amish furniture.
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The Beauty of Cabin Furniture
Strongly associated with the “Rustic” and “Primitive” furniture styles. The simple natural wood style marks the Beauty of Cabin Furniture. Often, bark accents and wood knots add rustic beauty to the Cabin Furniture pieces. The Hickory Solid Oval Top Coffee Table, pictured here, features natural Hickory wood with a natural finish.
The history of Cabin furniture is difficult to trace. Yet its popularity flourished in the early twentieth century as an economic downturn. Therefore the popularity of Mission and wicker furniture led people toward a rustic, practical taste in furniture. Since then, Cabin style furniture has outgrown its place as suitable only for cabins and lodges. But has been welcomed into the home by furniture-enthusiasts who recognize its beauty and dynamic style.
Furthermore, cabin furniture is available in a variety of styles and designs. From bedroom and living room to dining and even children’s furniture. Above all to see the intricately detailed woodwork and rustic style of Cabin furniture first-hand, visit your local Amish furniture market.
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Hickory Old Country Chandelier Featuring Kerosene Lamps
It’s always amazing the way that traditionally hand-crafted furniture can bridge the gap between traditional and modern styles. But it is the ancient tradition of wood-craftsmanship and the legacy of wood artisans that makes this bridge possible. “New” styles will always be evolving, yet they will always be influenced by traditional designs and forms.
As a result, the Hickory Old Country Chandelier with Kerosene Lamps is one of those pieces that bridge the gap between old and new. Crafted the traditional way by expert artisans using naturally selected hardwoods. Boasting a simple beauty and natural Hickory wood construction (including bark accents), including five kerosene lamps.
Not to mention, this piece is a custom, one-of-a-kind, original. To see more Hickory or custom pieces like this, visit Brandenberry Amish Furniture and discover a new world of custom, hand-crafted furniture that will entertain the eye and stimulate the senses.
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Since 1979, Antiques Roadshow has thrilled television audiences with its unlikely subject: antiques. There is a special excitement in knowing that a family heirloom can hold great historical and monetary value. For many lovers of solid wood furniture, this instinct for history and antiquity is strong. Because who knows whether the hand-crafted furnishing of yesterday may become the treasured heirloom of tomorrow? Or, stated differently, Today’s Furnishing, Tomorrow’s Treasure: Rustic Furniture.
Hickory Wood, for a True ‘Rustic’ Look
Perhaps no type of furniture sends out antique vibes like rustic furniture. And Amish artisans are at the forefront of crafting this unique type of furniture. Hickory wood is one of the most popular choices for rustic furniture. Also, Amish craftsmen love using natural pieces of hickory containing knots and bark to enhance the rustic appearance of the furniture. These natural accents add a custom touch to each furnishing. In fact, that’s the main reason no two pieces of rustic furniture are exactly alike. Of course, furniture aficionados love this one-of-a-kind, ‘natural,’ or ‘authentic’ look.
Brandenberry: Rustic Furniture at its Best
With their skills in crafting custom hardwood furniture, Amish cabinetmakers offer some of the finest rustic furniture available today. And furniture lovers can see these pieces at Brandenberry Amish Furniture in Shipshewana, Indiana. Hickory Loveseat is a great example of rustic furniture. So check out its knots and imperfections. Also, notice how the natural quality of the wood enhances the beauty of this piece. What’s more, the fine upholstery accentuates the settee’s appeal.
Brandenberry offers several other fine examples of rustic furniture. Like the Hickory Diner Chair with Cane Seat and Back (shown). Another eye-catching piece of rustic furniture is the Hickory Bed.
You can see these and other great pieces of hickory furniture online at Brandenberry’s website. Or, you can visit Brandenberry’s ‘brick and mortar’ store in Shipshewana, Indiana, and see these pieces in person.
Today’s Furnishing, Tomorrow’s Treasure: Rustic Furniture
And here’s the fun part. You get to enjoy these fine pieces of rustic furniture today. And who knows? You may appear with them on TV at a future date to find out what their selling prices will be. Because Brandenberry is all about Today’s Furnishing, Tomorrow’s Treasure: Rustic Furniture.
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Brandenberry Hickory Hilltop Nightstands
Continuing in our series of blogs on Hickory furniture, we turn our focus to the Brandenberry Hickory Hilltop Nightstands. A pair of nightstands that take natural beauty to a new level. Beautiful Hickory wood craftsmanship, including natural Hickory back accents, raw wood legs, raw wood spindles and even raw Hickory hardware.
For lovers of custom, hardwood furniture, there is nothing better than bark accents and wood knots. Hence adding a distinguishing, rustic beauty. As a result these natural accents aren’t flaws but beauty marks which furniture-enthusiasts can appreciate.
Most noteworthy Hickory has long been the strong, sturdy wood of choice for lovers of rustic beauty.
Above all check out our full selection of custom, hand-made, natural Hickory furniture at Brandenberry Amish Furniture. Discover why traditional wood furniture is one-of-a-kind.
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Primitive Amish Wood Furniture
Known for its rustic style and choice wood selection, Primitive Amish Wood Furniture has become a popular alternative for furniture lovers seeking one-of-a-kind pieces. Primitive furniture is notable for its raw wood construction and the use of natural hickory wood. Sometimes with bark accents, to add a natural touch.
Primitive furniture gained its popularity from Gustav Stickley. As well as its rise from “lodge” or “cabin” furniture to “home” furniture. The Wisconsin-born craftsmen helped create and widely-produce Mission-style furniture before turning his sights to “natural” or “primitive” furniture.
Beginning as furnishings for patios, porches, and cabins, Stickley’s primitive furniture grew in popularity. It is still enjoyed today. And today, homeowners find ways to incorporate the rustic style into their home decor.
When searching for primitive furniture, inquire about the wood species and construction methods. A little research will help you find a piece that’s perfect for you.