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Why Choose Solid Wood Furniture?

April 25, 2017

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.

American Made Wood Furniture, Giveaways, TV Tray Tables

FREE Set of Tray Tables! Manchester Wood’s April Eco-Act Giveaway!

April 1, 2017

This Month’s FREE Raffle Giveaway…

TV Trays at Manchester WoodLarge Rectangular Folding TV Tray Table Set

What action, big or small, are you willing to take this month to help our environment?

In accordance with Earth Day this month (April 22), Manchester Wood is asking those interested in our FREE monthly giveaway item to enter the raffle by telling us how you plan on initiating environmental action. Whether by simply telling us you’ll throw a piece of garbage away you find on the street, or that you’re planning to organize an event to bring awareness to a certain ecological cause, let us know about your impact in supporting our earth this spring season by emailing us, tweeting us (@ManchesterWood), or writing on our Facebook wall (facebook.com/ManchesterWood).

This month’s giveaway item is our popular Large Rectangular TV Tray Table Set of 2, valued at $179.95. For the past thirty years, our tray tables have been a customer favorite.

We hope you choose to ‘green up’ our planet this month. Be sure to share it with us if you do to spread awareness, and so that you may win this beautiful set of handcrafted solid wood tray tables. Manchester Wood’s eco-friendly furniture standards can be read about here on our website.

Manchester Wood The MillHappy April!

Ed & Priscilla Eriksen

Manchester Wood: American Made Furniture

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Adirondack, American Made Wood Furniture, Giveaways

Youth Adirondack Chair Giveaway: March into Spring!

March 1, 2017

Adirondack Chair Youth GiveawayThis Month’s FREE Raffle Giveaway…

Youth Adirondack Chair

How do you plan on spending spring with your kids (or the kids in your life)?

As springtime comes closer we take a look towards the outdoors and the furniture we’ll use in the joy of the warmer seasons ahead. For our month of March Giveaway we’re offering our Youth Adirondack Chair FREE. The Youth Adirondack Chair is a kid’s variation (ideal for ages 3 to 8) of Manchester Wood’s Adirondack Folding Chairs.

Our Adirondack Folding Chairs are made from solid hardwood and have a very durable exterior acrylic finish. The hardware is rust-resistant to ensure easy folding for storage during winter months. These chairs are designed to last generations. Handcrafted and entirely made in the USA in the Adirondack foothills of New York.

To enter the raffle drawing for a FREE Youth Adirondack Chair email us (newsletter@manchesterwood.com), mention us on Twitter (@manchesterwood), or write on our Facebook wall (facebook.com/ManchesterWood) how you plan on spending spring with your kids (or the kids in your life).

The winner will be drawn at the end of the month!

Also: Take advantage of 10% OFF and stock up for warmer weather with our Adirondack Folding Chair + other Adirondack furniture items! Promo Code: MWADK @ Checkout until 3/15.

 

NormaMillArt1Happy Spring!

Ed & Priscilla Eriksen

Manchester Wood: American Made Furniture

To view our online catalog, visit ManchesterWood.com