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Monday, June 21st, 2010

Inspiration Monday: Furniture Making


Posted by Becky | View all posts by Becky
4 Comments » | Published in Art and Artists, furniture  |  4 Comments

O.K., I admit it. I’m on vacation, and I forgot to bring the little cord that hooks up my camera to my computer, so I’m going to post something about whatever I can find in my iPhone pictures. This narrows it down to the furniture making place I went the other day near Lincolnville Beach. It is a picturesque spread full of unbelievably beautiful handmade Shaker-inspired furniture, crafted from gorgeous wood. When we are so used to cruising around the internet or the mall in search of furniture, sometimes we lose touch with where it came from. I am lucky enough to get to go to furniture shows and meet designers and artisans because I work for Design Public, but I forget that customers don’t always have those same attachments. It’s so nice to visit a place like this and remember where the furniture comes from, and the traditions of craft that have been passed down for generations.

If you do get to the Penobscot Bay area this summer, you must stop by and see all of this beautiful furniture for yourself at Windsor Cabinetmakers. For more information, click here.

About Becky

Hi, I'm Becky. I live in Atlanta. Besides acting as the "Editorial Director" here on Hatch, you can find me spewing lots of design opinions and tips over at Houzz. Make me happy -- leave a comment!



  1. The Designer Insider says:

    June 21st, 2010 at 6:48 am (#)

    I love visiting true craftsmen! I will definitely keep this on my to do list for vacation.

    The Designer Insider

  2. Becky says:

    June 21st, 2010 at 1:26 pm (#)

    Designer Insider, don’t miss it. They are THE NICEST people too. WE needed a farm table we didn’t even buy from them lowered two inches and they came to the house, picked it up, lowered it, and brought it back the very next morning!

  3. England Furniture says:

    June 25th, 2010 at 10:34 am (#)

    Thanks for sharing. I think it would be great to see some of this hand made furniture. It is nice to see that people still carry on the traditions of the craft.

  4. furniture miami says:

    July 31st, 2010 at 4:46 am (#)

    What a beautifully created sign. I like the shape and colors. And I like the greenery around and about it. It must be custom made.

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