Our Philosophy


This is our life's work and we love what we do.

We have the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship that you can find anywhere.  We use time-honored techniques to ensure that every piece is an heirloom that can be passed from one generation, to another, to another and on and on.

We do not mass produce furniture.  Each piece is made to order and given our fullest attention.  This is what allows the quality of each piece to maintain the highest standard.

Carefully Selected Materials

The lumber we use to make our furniture is mainly cut on our own sawmill here on premises.  The logs come to us from several locations.  All of them have either been downed in a storm, felled for the safety of homeowners, or have died a natural death.  After it is cut, we use nature's ability to dry the material first in the open air, then in our solar powered kiln.  We even reference the tree's location for much of the furniture in our gallery.

We use domestic species almost exclusively and refuse to use tropical, exotic species that come from rainforests around the world.  Our home in Pennsylvania is far richer than the most exotic locale in terms of the palette of woods we have available.  Pennsylvania translates to "Penn's Woods" after all.

We take great pains in using the material to it's fullest yield with an overarching goal to keep waste to a minimum.  Any wood that isn't used in our furniture warms our bodies in our shop's wood stove.


The best commissions we've worked on were with client's who are interested and engaged in the process.  You can expect to be updated throughout construction with photos, blogs, and updates of the progress. 

Once you've taken a piece of our furniture home our relationship does not end.  We're always available for support and advice, whether you're preparing to move a complex piece or are in need of refinishing or other services.