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SIX THINGS TO LOOK FOR IN WOOD FURNITURE

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 When shopping for a new farmhouse style tables, benches, and décor there are a few features that you should be looking for that may not be obvious. These are also features that we think set us apart from a lot of other makers. Look for furniture made of FURNITURE GRADE LUMBER. Many furniture makers save money by using utility grade lumber. Cheaper lumber is not only less attractive but more prone to deformity and not as strong. Look for furniture made with KILN DRIED wood. Wood has a high moisture content and when it is cut into lumber it is...

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Inside the Wood Shop: An Interview with Ezekiel & Stearns

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Here’s a little of the inside scoop on what goes into making our tables, benches, chairs, and other handmade wooden products that add a warm and inviting touch to any home. What’s the hardest thing for you to make? Chairs. The labor involved with one single chair is more than an entire table. Chairs have so many intricate parts that have to be done correctly that it’s just time consuming. What’s your favorite thing to make? I enjoy making our Yukon table the most, mostly because it’s my favorite table. I have a 12 foot Yukon table in my own...

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Rustic Furniture & Farm Furniture

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At Ezekiel & Stearns we're constantly innovating and designing new rustic furniture and farm furniture to add to our collection. We're proud of our handmade furniture, including farm tables, benches, chairs and more. We've handmade products using live edge walnut, reclaimed wood, and even naturally fallen timber. If you're looking for products that are Made in America we're the farm furniture makers you're looking for. We're located in the heartland, St. Louis!  Here's a picture of one of our latest custom orders, an all white bench.

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