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Adirondack End Table June Giveaway!

June 1, 2016

Adirondack End Table

This month’s FREE giveaway is our Adirondack End Table.

Need a place to put a drink or paper while relaxing in your Adirondack Chair? The Adirondack End Table has become a customer favorite alongside our folding Adirondack Chair for over 30 years. They’re as authentic as it gets too; made in the Adirondack foothills of Upstate New York from solid maple hardwood with a tough durable finish. And it’s foldable!

For this month’s free giveaway we’re asking you to promote our furniture through social media! This will be your entry into the raffle drawing!

Link to us on your Facebook wall, Twitter page, or Pinterest (instructions to do so below) and you’ll be entered to win our Adirondack End Table; a $129.95 value. The winner will be selected at random the end of the month.

For Facebook:

In your personal status box leave a comment on your wall about us; a review, a suggestion, anything you’d like! To tag us simply begin typing @Manchester Wood (no space between @ and Manchester Wood) and select our company page when it appears below your text as shown in example below. If it doesn’t show up be sure to search for it and ‘Like’ us! By creating a link back to our page on your status update we’ll see it and you’ll be entered into the raffle.

Twitter:

Be sure to mention us @ManchesterWood on your tweet to enter raffle!

Twitter Example

Or Pinterest:

If you’re one of our Pinterest followers, check out our page and “Pin” any one of our items! Just email us (newsletter [at] manchesterwood.com) to tell us about it!

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Manchester Wood

We look forward to hearing from you!

Ed & Priscilla Eriksen

Manchester Wood: American Made Furniture

To view our online catalog, visit ManchesterWood.com

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May Blog Comment Giveaway

May 1, 2016

To enter this month’s free giveaway please comment on one of our blog entries.

You’ll have from May 1st to May 31st to add your thoughts in the mix of our discussions around ‘Made in USA’ furniture, product spotlights, historical moments in our brand, and day-to-day news around “the mill.”

Step Stool - Manchester WoodVisit our blog site and leave a comment where you see fit. We’ll be notified as soon as you do so, and your name and email will be entered into the random raffle drawing for this month’s free solid wood furniture piece handcrafted by Manchester Wood.

This month’s free item is our Step Stool. It’s a part of our Gifts for U.S. Jobs Collection, which aims to stimulate the U.S. economy while providing our customers with affordable products.

Contribute to our active blog by simply saying hello, or sharing your thoughts on a particular topic.

Manchester WoodWe’re excited to hear from you!

Ed & Priscilla Eriksen

Manchester Wood: American Made Furniture

To view our online catalog, visit ManchesterWood.com

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Why Choose Solid Wood Furniture?

April 26, 2016

Solid Wood FurnitureSolid Wood Furniture: What does that mean? How do I know it’s solid wood? Why should I pay extra for it?

There’s a lot of unknowns for most shoppers around solid wood furniture. Why should I buy it? What exactly is it? And what are its benefits… At Manchester Wood, we make and sell exclusively solid wood furniture. And here’s why:

  • It brings a feel of quality décor to your home.
  • If it’s well built, solid wood furniture is incredibly durable and can last for generations.
  • There is a sustainability and ethical factor. We believe in Eco-friendly sourcing practices.
  • A common cheaper alternative is “veneer furniture,” and this is what works and what doesn’t:
    • It’s a lower investment, and an easier expense on a tighter budget
    • It gives the appearance of a larger selection of wood finishes and designs
    • It can be easier to match sometimes with a uniformed finish, because of its manufactured “fake” look
    • Commonly used with MDF, particleboard and other materials… BIG problem:
      • These materials are mixed with chemicals and glues to provide “strength”
      • They are lighter, makes it easier to manage, but doesn’t last long with major susceptibilities to damage that cannot be repaired

A lot of furniture retailers want you to buy without really looking at the materials. Be sure to check what the material is, and Google the name if you’re confused by it. As sometimes they put “dressed up” names on furniture materials to make it sound like solid wood. We truly love solid wood furniture at Manchester Wood, and not only do we enjoy making it and selling it to our customers for the last 40 years, but we love it in our own homes too.