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Vermont Shaker Moon Bed

Attention to Detail is Important When Choosing New Furniture

“Is view A better or B? Is B better than C?” When you hear that, you may be imagining a trip to the eye doctor. Let’s go with that image. When the Doctor is testing your vision and you’re looking through the different lenses to the projected letters on the wall, he/she will ask you which view is better. At first, the changes may have subtle differences but the more adjustments they make, the more things start to come into focus. The same can be said for some of our styles of furniture. But just as you are careful to tell the Doctor which view is more clear, you want to be as careful when choosing your furniture.

Three of the beds we offer, the Vermont Shaker Moon Bed, the Cherry Moon Bed and the New England Shaker Bed, all have very similar simple designs with clean lines and gently arching curves in the headboards and footboards. The main difference takes place in the legs. Each bed offers a uniquely designed leg and subtle differences throughout the entire piece.

Here’s a breakdown of each bed:

Vermont Shaker Moon Bed– A simple and clean design with four-sided tapered legs and a simple flat cut on the top of each leg. The top of the headboard stands 43” off the ground for a platform bed frame and 47” for a mattress & box spring frame. At its center, the top of the footboard stands at 20” for a platform frame and 24” for a mattress & box spring frame. It’s available in Cherry, Maple or Walnut and can be fitted for underbed storage.

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Vermont Shaker Bed

Cherry Moon Bed– A solid wood bed with contemporary reverse-tapered legs, rounded edges and an angled cut on the top of the legs. The top of the headboard stands 42” off the ground for a platform bed frame and 46” for a mattress & box spring frame. At its center, the top of the footboard stands at 20” for a platform frame and 24” for a mattress & box spring frame.  It’s available in Cherry, Maple or Walnut and can be fitted for underbed storage.

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Cherry Moon Bed in Cherry

New England Shaker Bed– Designed similarly to the the Vermont Shaker and Cherry Moon beds, this bed also features clean lines and a simple design, with partial one-sided tapered legs and an angled cut on the top of the leg. The top of the headboard sits 40.5” off the ground for a platform bed frame and 45.5” for a mattress & box spring frame. At its center, the top of the footboard stands 24” from the ground. It’s available in Cherry, Maple, Oak or Walnut and offers a variety of Finish options.

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New England Shaker Bed in Cherry

At quick glance, these differences may go unnoticed–just like when the Eye Doctor first changes the lenses during your eye test–but in learning what details to compare, you’ll be able to train your eye to spot the variations more easily each time.

If you have any more questions about the style variations between these beds or others you can visit us at our Stonehurst Showroom in Vernon, VT or give our knowledgeable sales team a call at 888-390-5571–they’re always eager and ready to assist you!

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.

Natural Cherry Beds | Real Solid Wood | American Made in Vermont
This week’s best seller, the Cherry Moon Bed is handmade in Montpelier of solid natural cherry wood.  It has simple elegant lines like Vermont’s iconic Shaker furniture.  But it’s refined curves and reverse-tapered legs add a modern Asian flair.  Buy it in a bedroom furniture set and save 20%!

A Great Example of Vermont Style Furniture

Natural cherry beds are our most popular item at Vermont Woods Studios so I guess it’s no surprise that our Best Seller last week was the Cherry Moon Bed.  Actually this bed is a frequent flyer on the Best Seller list.  I think that’s because it’s such a good example of what’s best about Vermont style furniture.

The Cherry Moon Bed is handmade in Montpelier of solid natural cherry wood.  It has simple elegant lines like Vermont’s iconic Shaker furniture.  But it’s refined curves and reverse-tapered legs add a modern Asian flair.  The finish on this bed is a hand-rubbed natural oil that brings out the beauty of the cherrywood grain.  If you re-oil the bed every year it develops a rich patina that gives it even more depth and character over time.

The Cherry Moon Bedroom Collection

Many of our customers bought cherry beds as part of the Cherry Moon Bedroom Furniture Collection which is on sale today (Winter Bedroom Sale).  The discount is 10% off any single piece, 15% off two pieces or 20% off 3 or more pieces (plus free shipping and delivery).  The sale ends next week, but if you miss it, you can always use the Cherry Moon Bedroom Set page to purchase furniture in this collection.

Buying Cherry Beds in Sets Saves You 20%

At Vermont Woods Studios you can always save 20% buying cherry beds or most any other furniture as a set.  We save on shipping when we ship multiple pieces so we pass that on to our customers.  Shop for discount sets on these pages:

If you don’t see the exact combination of furniture pieces you’re looking for in one of our sets, give Liz, Sean or Heather a call.  They’ll take your order over the phone or in person and make sure you get the set discount if it’s available.

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.