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Meet Vermont’s Furniture Makers at The Premiere Forest to Table Event of the Year
Buy furniture at a big box store and what do you really know about it? Other than the country it was made in, the price, the materials…not much. Buy something made by one of Vermont’s furniture makers–like this wood and steel barnwood bench by Dan Mosheim — and you can find out practically everything about it including it’s inspiration, it’s personal significance, the meaning behind the shapes, the colors, the choice of materials, and so much more.
If the idea of getting to know your furniture and the people behind it appeals to you, then join us at the 11th annual Vermont Fine Furniture, Woodworking, and Forest Festival. This premiere forest to table event celebrates Vermont’s furniture makers and other influential members of the Vermont furniture industry. Attendees get the chance to see an exhibition of beautiful, handcrafted wood furniture and shake the hands of the people who make and sell it. Dozens of crafters from across the state will be bringing their best work to show the public!
One of the keys to the Vermont Woods Studios’ success, said Fletcher, has been personal customer service.
Everyone who works at Vermont Woods Studios is listed on the website with their full name, a photo, short bio, and amusing title (Fletcher is “office wizard,” Farabaugh is “founder and believer”) so customers know to whom they are talking. “We know purchasing furniture is a process, not just a transaction,” he said. Ann Thigpen of Canal Point, Florida, learned this shortly after she discovered Vermont Woods Studios while shopping for new bedroom furniture. She had searched for furniture made in America, and Vermont Woods Studios’ website jumped out at her. She liked the clean, informative design and was even more pleased once she called the company to enquire about a nightstand. She had never purchased furniture online and feared she was “buying a pig in a poke” (sight unseen). After the nightstand arrived via what’s called white-glove delivery (heavily padded and shipped by a company specializing in furniture delivery), Thigpen was so pleased that she decided to finish decorating her bedroom with furniture from Vermont Woods Studios. Each time, she called the company with questions, which the customer service staff patiently answered. “I think I’ve spoken with everyone who works there, even Farabaugh,” she said, laughing. When the bed arrived and wasn’t exactly what she hoped for, Vermont Woods Studios offered to replace the bed. “They’re that accommodating,” she said, still astounded.
Other customers are similarly impressed with the excellent customer service.
“It is not just about a sale,” commented Tina Buehler, a Vernon attorney who purchased a cherry computer desk and end table from Vermont Woods Studios. “They really want you to be thrilled with the product you purchase.” As for Farabaugh’s mission of selling eco-friendly furniture, it’s become a bonus. Most people now find Vermont Woods Studios because they are looking for a particular style of fine furniture. Like Clare Reid, who searched the Internet for contemporary hardwood furniture, then was pleased to learn that the furniture she found on VermontWoodsStudios.com is made from sustainable wood. But again, it was good customer service that sealed the deal. Her questions regarding different products, their construction, and delivery times were answered thoroughly, and when Reid’s builder fell behind on her new home, Vermont Woods Studios agreed to store the furniture. Brian Bell, a vice president at Lyndon Furniture, calls Farabaugh a pioneer in successfully marketing and selling furniture online. Despite its availability nationwide, Lyndon had struggled to connect with customers who want American-made furniture. Vermont Woods Studios is now one of Lyndon’s largest accounts, and Ball applauds the company for its customer service commitment.
The Catalina Cherry Extension Table: Stylishly Versatile Dining Furniture
Our modern Copeland Catalina Cherry Extension Table is custom handmade to order with solid American Cherry wood. Features elegant lines in its rectangular table top and rounded, angled taper legs. Authentic Mid-Century styling in the table top with sides curved slightly outward along the table width to create a boat shape. The table opens easily with a single 24″ wide self equalizing, ball bearing extension leaf. The self storing butterfly leaf mechanism allows for single handed operation to easily expand or close the table in a matter of seconds.
Seats 6 people without the leaf and 10 people with leaf. Best in its class of authentic custom fine dining furniture, this extension table is destined to be a cherished family heirloom! Matching Copeland buffets and chairs sold separately.
This Catalina Cherry Extension Table is real solid wood fine dining furniture crafted for generations of service in your natural home. Custom handmade to order with solid natural American Cherry wood. Mid century, modern, 1950s American design is what the Copeland Catalina dining furniture collection is all about. Handcrafted in Vermont, with sustainably harvested hardwoods, this collection combines the clean, unadorned lines of the International Modernists with organic and geometric forms.sssss
Update Your Space Affordably with our Bedroom Furniture Sale
Our early fall bedroom furniture sale starts now! If you’re finally ready to treat yourself to the bedroom of your dreams, stop by and check out the discounts and savings. You deserve a great bed!
Furnish or update your bedroom with our 100% American Made, real wood furniture. With our buy more, save more sale you’ll save 10% off any single piece, 15% off two pieces or 20% off 3 or more pieces (plus Free Shipping and Delivery)*.
Handmade, natural solid cherry wood bedroom furniture sets help create a feeling of serenity and relaxation. All of our USA made, real solid wood bedroom furniture pieces are individually handcrafted in Vermont by skilled furniture makers. This high quality hardwood bedroom furniture can be customized online in solid cherry, walnut, maple or oak woods. Many 2 tone combinations of these hardwoods are also available for your bedroom set.
Beautiful wood bedroom furniture built to last for generations and 100% American Made! You really can’t go wrong with this bedroom furniture sale. Each piece of our eco-friendly natural wood furniture is made to order in Vermont so customization is easy and affordable!
You have 2 weeks to browse, shop and compare, but don’t wait! This bedroom furniture sale ends at midnight on September 25th! Check it out and give us a call with your questions!
* Excludes Artisan, Barnwood, Copeland, and Clearance furniture.
We’re excited to announce our first ever Copeland Dining Furniture Sale! For 2 weeks you have the opportunity to save 10% on beautiful, handcrafted Copeland Dining Furniture.Copeland dining furniture features the best of high end, solid wood craftsmanship and modern, contemporary style. Each piece of this high quality collection of real wood furniture is handcrafted in Vermont and made to order of natural organic wood!
What’s included in our Copeland Dining Furniture Sale?
Copeland Dining Tables: We have more than fifteen Copeland dining tables in a variety of size and styles. All of these beautiful handcrafted tables feature smooth lines and bold shapes. These tables are ideal for anyone looking to add some subtly modern flair to their dining room. From Walnut Copeland tables to Cherry Copeland tables, you’re sure to find something you’re looking for.
Copeland Chairs: Our Copeland Dining Chairs are the perfect seating for your dining table. They exemplify chic modern furniture and style. Each chair is finely crafted in Vermont from sustainably harvested woods.
Copeland Buffets: Accent your tables and chairs with a beautiful Copeland buffet. Store all of your finest dishware and china in a place that is worthy of holding them. With 100% Vermont made craftsmanship, you know you’ll be getting a buffet that is not only modern and stylish, but also timeless and eco-friendly.
Shop the Copeland Dining Sale here, and hurry– this sale ends at midnight on September 28th!