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One of the most fun aspects of life at Vermont Woods Studios is working with people from all over the world who share our passion for quirky artisan furniture and rainforest preservation.  Rudie is one of those people.  Emailing us from the far reaches of Norway, up in the Arctic Circle, Rudie began to query us about Coat Tree, a crazy, knarly, coat rack crafted of red maple saplings by naturalist, David Holzapfel.  It must be that you need lots of coats in Norway and your coat rack must have to be inspiring enough to make you want to put your coat on and brave the weather.  I’m not sure, but Rudie was willing to work back and forth with us for quite some time while we worked through the necessities of shipping, customs and so forth.  Coat Rack is now securely crated in what seems to be a bomb-proof crate… just waiting for Rudie to return from his dog-sledding expedition before we send it on its way.  Thanks so much Rudie for your business, but more than that for your confidence in us and your patience with the process.  We can’t wait until you receive Coat Rack and send us a photo of it at work.  We’ll post it here.  A background of the Northern Lights would be nice ;)

This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

Hurwitz_dining_table Of course these have to be the foundation of our efforts for without these basics our time and yours would be wasted. We’re not aiming for “superior”, at Vermont Woods Studios we’ll settle for nothing less than the best. We don’t want you to just be happy with your purchase, we want you to become raving fans! We need you to refer your friends and family to us and come back to us the next time you need furniture, so you will see that we are obsessed with making sure everything is just right. Check out our Testimonials page and see what I mean.

This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

Red_upholstered_heart_shaped_chairs Sorry to interrupt our train of thought on the Manifesto, but this too is very urgent.  What have you done for Valentine's Day?  It's not just for your one true love, you know.  Here's a link to World Wildlife Fund's free Valentine's email cards to help you out in recognizing all the special green people in your life.

Oh and a reminder for those on a more generous budget. You can still surprise the love of your life with the gift of our heart-shaped chair handcrafted by Steve Holman. This figured maple chair with velvety red upholstery can be customized to include your names, date or other creative personal touches. Like your enduring devotion, these heirloom chairs will be around forever – or at least for generations!

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This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

Showroom_outside_4300 As many of you have already seen, our beautiful new American made furniture showroom is now open for business.  We are excited to invite residents of Windham County and beyond to help us celebrate our GRAND OPENING!  Grand opening festivities are scheduled February 1 and 2 (noon to 4 p.m.) at 407 Pond Road, in Vernon Vermont.  Highlights include:

• Drawings  for free furniture, gift cards and accessories.
• Discounts on furniture specials and Refreshments

Lyndon_tablechairs We're thrilled to be able to offer this new retail outlet which carries a full line of affordable, handcrafted, Vermont-made furniture.  Showroom hours are Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Stop by and browse!  For more information, please call Susan at 802-254-0011.

This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

Hallway_table_2This coming weekend, October 26-28 brings the annual Fine Furnishings and Fine Craft Show at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence.  If you’re in the area, don’t miss this opportunity to see, up close and personal, some of the world’s finest handcrafted furniture.  If you’ve not attended before, I promise you will be awestruck.

The craftsmanship and creativity on display is unbelievably varied and best of all, the artisans themselves will be there to meet people and chat about their work.  Vermont will have a large pavilion at the show where our artisans will display. We invite you to stop by to see and touch some of these beautiful pieces.  Last year, our very own Daniel Omondi won Best in Show for his hand carved mahogany sofa table. Who knows what might be in store for us this year…

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This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.