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    Forest To Furniture Drying

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    Properly seasoned lumber is crucial to furniture making. Moisture-related problems are common to woodworkers; in fact, most of us have a wooden door...
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    Forest To Furniture Sawmill

    Another question we ask is how can we make the most efficient use of the trees we take?
    For this, we begin in the sawmill.

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    When we approach the...
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    Forest To Furniture Trees

    Our instincts and sensibilities as craftsmen extend to every aspect of making furniture. Care and thought are required to integrate forestry, sawmilling and drying processes with shaping, steam...
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    The Wood We Use - Beech

    1971Some estimates suggest that beech represented 40% or more of the hardwood in the Northeast before European settlement. One can only imagine the quality of light found beneath these enormous...
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    The Wood We Use White Ash

    1970They say the Iroquois hunter would look for a standing ash tree in the dead of winter when he needed fire. Of the deciduous trees that grow in the Northeast, ash is the one that stands the...
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    The Wood We Use - Sugar Maple

    1969In the springtime, before the snow melts, boiling sap is an activity common in the North Country. The maple sugarer moves from tree to tree with an auger, drills a hole and drives in a tap....
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    Beeken Parsons

    Vermont Furniture created by Bruce Beeken and Jeff Parsons celebrates wood. From the forest to their workshop to the rooms in your home, the story of each tree is found in their commitment to...
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