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 »

Barn Doors: A Trend in Newer and Older Homes – and not just for BARNS!


Barn doors are hugely popular right now.  Interest in barn doors (including entertainment centers with sliding barn doors covering the cabinets) has only increased among our customers. Let’s talk about the most important things you need to know if you’re thinking about having a barn door custom-made to slide across an entranceway or closet opening… Read more »

The Origins & Species of Our Reclaimed Woods


The Origins & Species of Our Reclaimed Woods We get the question, “What are the origins and types of wood species in our wood furniture?” a lot! So we decided to share with you our answer. The materials used in our handcrafted pieces reflect the custom nature of our work—reclaimed wood.  Let’s first peek at… Read more »

Building with Reclaimed Wood … AND New Wood Too


Our brand is still about building custom pieces of furniture using reclaimed wood from old barns. No change there. But believe it or not, we’re building more pieces of furniture using new wood (also known as “virgin wood”) too. This is due to many customer requests. It often makes perfect sense too. Here’s why. Reclaimed… Read more »

How to Choose the Right Table Style – Shape, Seating Capacity


Many of our customers assume that all farmhouse tables should be rectangular in shape. But that shape may not be the best one for their needs. Our home, for instance, is an old farmhouse with very square rooms. The best shape for our family’s kitchen table is either square or round because these shapes best… Read more »

How to Choose the Right Table Size for Your Room


One of the things we love about building custom tables is our customers can choose a shape and size that is a perfect fit for their home. We really want you to discover what sort of table will be just right for you. You’ll find the following information very helpful because it’s based upon extensive… Read more »

Farm Tables for Grandparents Saying “No” to Downsizing


I’m often fascinated by new trends. One of the things we’ve seen at FFTB over the past year are more requests for large farm tables (especially expandable ones) for grandparents. How can this be, you may ask? After all, don’t husbands and wives who are semi-retired, in their late 50s and early 60s, often become… Read more »

Why Custom Building Your Furniture Sometimes Takes Awhile


When you order custom-made furniture from us you start the ball rolling on a unique building process. This process may take anywhere from 4 to 12 weeks. While we always strive to deliver all orders as quickly as possible, it’s important for all of our customers to know our lead times for final delivery often… Read more »

Military Mom Acquires a Yellow Pine Farm Table


Back in 2012, one of our customers came to visit us with her daughter. After walking through our display room, she ordered a custom-made yellow farm table. She asked if it would be possible for us to build and delivery it before the start of the Holiday season that year. I knew it would be… Read more »