Amish furniture has a unique character, which combines tradition, craftsmanship and design. It is made to last for decades, which makes it a good choice for outdoor furniture and structures like sheds, coops and playground equipment. The style of the outdoor structures can be coordinated with yard furniture like picnic tables and benches as well as Adirondack chairs and porch swings. With proper care, like using outdoor furniture covers to protect it from rain and snow, it can last for decades.
What makes Amish furniture unique?
Amish furniture is still made in the traditional way, by hand, in workshops where skills are passed on down the generations. The designs are also based in tradition, and the material most commonly used is wood from one of five varieties of trees. These are oak, maple, walnut, cherry and hickory. The kind of wood chosen gives the piece its color. Because the natural design and patterns in the wood are retained in the finished pi Continue Reading