Amish furniture is marketed as being built by the Amish. You can buy it in specialty stores, stores that are operated by someone of the Amish community, or in furniture stores that buy directly from Amish manufacturers. You can also have pieces built to your specifications by smaller furniture businesses, usually located right on a farm.
In general, Amish furniture is built from solid wood and won’t have veneers or use particle board. These pieces are truly handmade and made in America.
Amish furniture comes in a variety of styles and for almost every room in the house. You can find complete Amish bedroom sets, Amish dining room sets, or if you are just looking for a chair to relax in you will find rockers, and even Amish glider rockers.
Although most Amish pieces will be an all wood construction, there are exceptions. If you are looking for a chair with cushions, look no further than an Amish glider or an Amish Morris chair. Both of these styles of chairs will have cushions and offer comfortable seating for any room in your home. If you are unfamiliar with a Morris chair, it is an early version of a recliner. The back reclines and the arm rests are relatively high. There is no foot rest. This kind of chair would be used with a foot stool or ottoman.
If you have decided you want to buy Amish bedroom furniture you will have plenty of styles and sizes to choose from. You will also find what you are looking for in a variety of woods.
An Amish bedroom set, may have several pieces in addition to the bed and some manufacturers will give you options to add or subtract pieces.
You can find online resources for finding stores. Some of the websites offer pictures so you can decide on a style before you start your shopping trip. There are also websites that give you online shopping options. Depending on the piece you want to buy and the amount of money you are investing, it is best to go to the store and take a look at what you are buying.
Your choices aren’t limited to the bedroom, dining room and simple chairs. The Amish build entertainment centers, children’s furniture, outdoor furniture and much more. You would be hard pressed to find furniture that is a better quality. Each piece is made by hand, not manufactured in a plant, on an assembly line.
Many of the pieces are stained but there are also styles of Amish furniture that are painted. All the pieces are built with extreme attention to detail. The wood used for each piece is hand selected to fit what the maker has in mind for the piece. Amish woodworkers pride themselves on their work and craft each piece to last a lifetime.
You will find a wide variety of styles and price ranges. There is sure to be something to fit your lifestyle and budget.