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Feb 19, 2020
Quality dining tables help create the desired ambiance for your room, while also serving as the ideal gathering place for family and friends. A custom dining table can even become an heirloom piece that is treasured for generations. Here at Swiss Valley Furniture, we make it easy to design your own table with our straightforward building process. Table Size Our dining tables are available in standard widths of 36 to 48 inches, and standard lengths of 48 to 72 inches. You can also expand your…
Feb 10, 2020
At Swiss Valley Furniture, our craftsmen use only high-quality, solid wood pieces to construct our furniture. If it won’t stand the test of time, we’re not interested in it. By using solid wood to construct our furniture, you can have confidence that you’ll get custom handmade furniture that is built to last. Hardwoods Make the Difference Creating an heirloom-quality piece starts with selecting the right wood. Each wood has its own characteristics that impact available stains and the final look…
Jan 30, 2020
Sometimes you need to make the most of your space — and only select handmade wood furniture pieces will do the trick. The good news is that at Swiss Valley Furniture, we can help you get more out of your space by combining a bench and storage chest into a single unit. Benches Are Back The design choice of using a bench is once again rising in popularity, and a storage bench serves as an innovative way to make the most of your seating. The storage chest area is perfect for blankets, books, or…
Jan 21, 2020
Even the best solid wood bed frames require a great mattress to get a good night’s sleep. That’s why at Swiss Valley Furniture, we’re proud to sell handcrafted Monarch Rest mattresses from Rainbow Bedding Co. Here’s what you should know about these great mattresses. What is a Monarch Rest Mattress? Monarch Rest mattresses use a unique “replaceable pillowtop” design. This features a natural Talalay foam that is affixed to the top of the mattress. This pillow top foam is fully customizable with…
Jan 18, 2020
Completing a marathon — or even a half-marathon — is a major accomplishment. Long-distance running requires a lot of training and dedication, so it’s only natural that you would want to find a way to highlight this athletic achievement. With wood products like race plaques, it’s never been easier to bask in the glory of a completed race. Commemorate the Accomplishment Race plaques are designed to showcase the medals earned from running marathons and other races. A wood cut-out allows for…
Jan 14, 2020
Hosting friends or family for a dinner party can be a lot of fun — but it also requires quite a bit of work and preparation. Believe it or not, the right handmade wood furniture piece will go a long way in enhancing your hosting abilities. Here’s how buffets can make a difference for your party planning. Great For Serving The tabletop surface found on buffets makes them perfect for plates, utensils, and other self-service items. Allowing guests to pick up tableware and silverware from the…
Jan 10, 2020
Not all bookshelves are created equal. If you’re looking for a combination of classy looks and high-end functionality, a wooden bookcase with doors could be the best option for your needs. Here’s why. Improved Privacy Despite your best efforts, it isn’t all that uncommon for a wooden bookcase to become somewhat disorganized. If the bookshelf is in a room frequently visited by guests, you don’t necessarily want them peeking through your collection, either. Doors with windows enhance privacy by…
Dec 21, 2019
Few handmade rustic furniture pieces have quite the impact on your home as rockers and gliders. Here at Swiss Valley Furniture, we produce a wide range of gorgeous rockers and gliders that perfectly evoke the styles of yesteryear. Here are just a few ways these delightful chairs can benefit you. The Perfect Place to Read and Relax After an exhausting day of work or chasing the kids around the house, a rocking chair provides the perfect place to curl up with a good book and forget about the…
Dec 14, 2019
Few installations can give your kitchen an upgrade like wooden islands. A kitchen island provides extra counter and storage space, and can greatly enhance the look of the room. Here’s a closer look at how Swiss Valley Furniture can help you complete your kitchen. Ready to Install Options At Swiss Valley Furniture, we offer three ready to install kitchen islands. Available in Abigail, Garrison, and Classic Island styles, these easy installation options stand at 36 inches tall and come standard…
Dec 6, 2019
Quality wood furniture relies on so much more than just choosing the right species of wood. Getting the exact look you desire for your custom handmade furniture also depends on selecting the right stain. Here’s what you should know about this process. Species Specific Stains Each wood species is unique — and as a result, the type of stain that will work best for your wood furniture will largely depend on the type of wood being used for the piece. For example, any wood Brown Maple, Cherry, Oak,…