Boxer and Alfie

    The spring season has been especially bright for us here at Furniture From The Barn. We expanded our farm family to welcome two new horses last summer: Boxer and Alfie. They are both 8 yr old Off-the- Track Thoroughbreds. Though injuries ended their racing careers, their owner was caring enough to be certain… Read more »

Bread Board Ends on Reclaimed Wood Tables

There are pros and cons to breadboard ends. Breadboard Ends are 2 to 3-inch strips of wood attached to the ends of the table. The grain runs perpendicular to the grain of the table.  Breadboard Ends can help to stabilize the tabletop and keep it from bowing which rarely occurs.  Due to color variations characteristic… Read more »

Showroom Update

Here’s a sneak peek at that the new showroom! Check out Drover and Lila in the photo. We are finally almost there with finishing up the AC, bathroom, deck, and spiral staircase. I will defiantly blog about the staircase process sometime soon as it is being crafted by the master carpenter, Michael. It has all… Read more »

Charcuterie Boards

Our Charcuterie boards or sometimes we call them cheese boards are made from kiln-dried, reclaimed wood. We have several standard sizes and shapes but we can make anything to meet your custom needs. Charcuterie boards add a natural and rustic element to your table. Food just looks better when served on a beautiful piece of… Read more »

Happy Father’s Day

The completion of the new FFTB showroom is finally down to what feels like the homestretch. We’re hoping, anyway. Our friends would probably say that I’ve been saying this for about a year now. The main reason why it’s taken so long is because Michael has insisted on doing most of the work himself. As… Read more »

Common Questions Answered About Hall Trees

Hall trees are one of the most popular furniture pieces we create for our customers. We’ve been privileged to successfully design and build hall trees that uniquely fit into homes in many States. Hall trees are most often placed in a mud room, or other front or back entranceway. They are a great spot to… Read more »

Our New Addition

On a very cold day in December 2016 we started our new addition. We already had the foundation in place which currently houses our finishing shop. Our temporary showroom shares some of that space, too. The addition, which is connected to our house, will become the permanent furniture showroom. Why it is connected is a… Read more »