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What You Should Know About Buying Custom Furniture

Are you thinking about buying custom furniture? There is a beautiful selection of handcrafted custom furniture made here in the United States for you to discover. Whether you want to know what to expect when ordering or how to make the process easier, we’ve got some helpful tips for you.


What are the benefits of custom furniture?

The greatest benefit of ordering custom furniture is the personalized touch. When you need specific sizes, colors, or materials, you’ll have an easier time finding what you’re looking for if you choose made-to-order custom furniture than simply browsing in-stock items. Custom furniture can give you a beautifully uniform style of decorating. You don’t have to worry about your pieces not matching. Many custom furniture builders offer to build your entire matching set or they’ll color-match an existing piece you may already own. This sort of uniformity is often sought after and found in custom Bedroom Sets.

Custom furniture also requires special attention from the manufacturer. Because your piece is not mass-produced, the builder of your piece will take their time to ensure your piece is built to your specifications. They’ll make you something that looks beautiful and is made of high-quality, long-lasting materials.

Some customers worry about misleading advertising and prices when discovering small-business craftsmen. However, you’ll find there is little reason to worry, especially if you are buying Amish-made furniture. Amish craftsmen have continued using traditional handcrafting techniques and use quality hardwoods to ensure quality builds. This kind of work is something they take pride in. They have experience in a wide range of modern and traditional styles.

If you like uniform interior design or showcasing special one-of-a-kind pieces, you might want to consider buying custom furniture.


Why does custom furniture cost more?

It is true that most custom pieces will cost you more than an in-stock item, but there is a very valid reason. To make a fair price, builders figure their material costs, time, and physical labor. Depending on what you’ve requested, the manufacturer may not even have the materials you want on hand. Your cost increases with extra materials added to the manufacturing time.

Craftsmen are not trying to cheat you, and honestly, many charge less than they should as a way of keeping up with mass-production market competition. Custom work is often done by small businesses or skilled individuals. They don’t use cheap materials and machines to cut down on manufacturing time. You’ll get your money’s worth out of a custom furniture order, even if the initial cost is higher than you anticipated. This is the kind of furniture that lasts for a lifetime. Custom furniture is for those who want to pass something on to their loved ones.


How to choose colors and materials


Before you order a piece of custom furniture, you’ll want to consider these things:

  • Is the color tone of my space warm or cold?
  • Do I know the materials, stains, or paint used on my current furniture?
  • When you measure, round down to ensure your piece fits in a tighter space.
  • Will you have issues if your furniture is heavy or too light?
  • Sometimes your finished piece’s color will be slightly different than the sample you chose
  • Custom furniture is an investment. If you get tired of your furniture easily, you may want to look into more affordable options.

After taking your time to decide what you’ll want and need, you can begin looking for design inspiration or contact a supplier of custom furniture. There are plenty of great ways that you can incorporate custom furniture into your home. If you want to match an existing set you have, but don’t know the materials or the colors of your current furniture, ask a custom furniture supplier about color-matching.


Where can I buy custom furniture?

You can buy custom furniture right here at Amish Outlet Store.

Our Amish craftsmen use woodworking methods passed down through generations, and they custom-build furniture based on your preferences in stain, wood type, and other specifications depending on the piece.

Accent your home with our solid wood furniture that will make a unique addition to your home. Show off the diligent work of our Amish craftsmen in your living room, kitchen, or home office, knowing that your piece is rare and can stand the test of time. With our custom Amish bedroom furniture collections, you can dress up your room or your children’s.

Our Amish custom-built furniture comes from Ohio and Indiana, supporting American craftsmanship. We provide high-quality furniture that enhances your home now and can be passed down in the future. Browse our complete selection or contact us to receive a custom quote today.


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1Browse our inventory of over 8,000 Amish made furniture pieces. You select the wood type, stain color, and upholstery options.

2Add items to your Quote cart as you shop. Once you have chosen the perfect furniture for your home, review items in your cart, and complete the checkout process.

3A helpful Customer Service Rep will then contact you to answer any questions and provide a full quote.

4A 50% down payment gets your order started. We will mail up to 4 stain or upholstery samples (at no charge) for your review.

5Once completed, our Shipping Department will contact your with delivery details.

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