So Many Choices!

Walnut, cherry, maple, oak, birch, ash, poplar, rubberwood, mango wood, mahogany, eucalyptus, Brazilian cherry, teak. These are just a few of the woods you’ll find when shopping for hardwood bedroom furniture. So how to choose and what difference does it make?

We’ve decided less is more.

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If you’re looking for furniture that’s made in America, you can narrow your choice down to exclude the last 6 (everything after rubberwood).  Those woods are imported, often stolen from tropical rainforest countries and brought here illegally.   We recommend looking for woods that are grown locally.  At Vermont Woods Studios we’ve chosen to work mainly with four hardwoods because they’re abundant in our region, they’re beautiful and they stand up to a lifetime of wear and tear.
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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.

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Our Vermont Shaker Bed, nightstand and Chest

Simply Shaker Doesn’t Mean Shaker Furniture is Always the Same

If you frequent our blog, you’re probably an expert in Shaker Style Furniture. One thing I’ve noticed about Shaker Furniture is how easily stereotyped it is. I’ve come to notice when people think of Shaker style furniture, they think of plain and simple furniture. They think of Windsor style chairs and antiques.

But, Vermont handcrafted Shaker style furniture is anything but plain and antique.

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Refresh Your Bedroom This Spring With New Solid Wood Furniture

This Spring, say no to boring. Say no second hand. And, most importantly say no to discomfort. Should you spend one more night in an uncomfortable bed? Does is squeak at any slight movement? Does your dresser mismatch your nightstand?

If you answered No to the first question and Yes to the next two, read on!

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For Two Weeks Save on Handcrafted Vermont Made Bedroom Furniture

Not just made in America. Our furniture is made in Vermont. We’re a small state making a big statement about American craftsmanship and sustainability. In a time where you may not know and most likely don’t know where your furniture originated from, our work is even more important.

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Fantastic Deals Don’t Have to Stop With Black Friday

At this point you must be turkey-ed out. All the leftover pie has been eaten and your family is heading home or you’re joining the mass of travelers on the road and in the air. While you’re winding down from Thanksgiving and gearing up for Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa we’ve been thinking about you.

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