Solid Wood Vs. Veneer

Some makers use both types of construction in building custom furniture, while our Amish and American made furniture is all solid wood. Often times veneered furniture is advertised as “made of wood solids with cherry veneers”. “Wood solids” are simply plywood, another engineered wood product. The Federal Trade Commission doesn’t allow furniture to be advertised…

Leather: What You Need To Know

Leather – Frequently Asked Questions   TOP GRAIN LEATHER VS. SPLIT HIDES When cowhide reaches the tanner it is in one piece, it is then shaved off into layers that are usually 3/64″ thick, or about the thickness of a coin. The outer layer of skin is referred to as the “top grain” and the other…