Our fine Amish pieces are crafted of Northern Red Oak, Quarter Sawn White Oak, Cherry, Walnut, Maple, Brown Maple, or Hickory. Amish prefer these hardwoods because of their exceptional durability. Our Amish craftspeople take additional steps to ensure your piece will last a lifetime. The wood is first kiln-dried for strength. Then the woodworker laboriously applies one of our many available hand-rubbed stains. Lastly the piece is cured with an application of a high quality finish.
Since the 18th century, Amish have passed down-from generation to generation-the fine art of hand crafting furniture. Perfecting the skills required to master this art takes years of study and practice. The authentic Amish-crafted furniture, home accessories and gifts in our store represent a collection of work from dozens of Amish craftspeople throughout the Northeast. These craftspeople hand-build your furniture in small woodworking shops at their personal homes.
Amish are simple, humble people who center their lives around home and family. They still maintain the customs and religious beliefs of their 18th century ancestors: growing their own food, building their own homes and schooling their own children. The horse-drawn buggy is their main mode of transportation, and electricity is not used because of its permanent tie to the outside world. Woodworking is one of their primary occupations-an occupation to this day in which the Amish take exceptional pride.
The AMISH Connection stands confidently with our Craftsmen in representing the Amish values of honesty and fairness in each aspect of our business. We proudly offer heirloom quality home furnishings hand built by the Amish reflecting their heritage of old world craftsmanship. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is committed to creating an overall positive shopping experience by providing professional service before, during and after the sale, resulting in long term, trusting relationships with our customers. Our success lies in our combined genuine efforts to achieve maximum customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, growth, and profitability.