Handcrafted home furnishings
For a state with a tiny number of Amish, NC has a plethora of Amish furniture dealers, with around a dozen outlets dealing Amish woodcraft across the Tar Heel State. Furniture shoppers in Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Wilmington, Hickory, Asheville, and other NC cities can find Amish furniture in a number of locations.
The “Amish furniture” category is broad. Amish furniture ranges from bedroom suites to kitchen cabinets to outdoor furniture. Amish create pieces for the office, dining room, living room–essentially every room of the home–even children’s furniture. This North Carolina Amish furniture guide also includes listings for businesses selling outdoor Amish structures.
Quiet Country Amish Furniture
114 N Jefferson Ave # B
West Jefferson, NC 28694
Amish Craft Cabinets
8318 Pineville-Matthews Road #280
Charlotte, NC 28226
NC Amish cabinet retailer for Schrock’s of Walnut Creek (Holmes County, Ohio). Amish-made kitchen cabinets, custom bathrooms, as well as office, media room, and library furniture; custom entertainment centers.
Pennsylvania Wood Inc
8620 Monroe Road
Charlotte, NC 28212-7512
Heartland Amish Furniture
1950 Hendersonville Rd # 1
Asheville, NC 28803-2193
Cupboards, office chairs and desks, end tables, dressers, hutches, armoires, kitchen islands, ottomans, china cabinets, chests, sofas, and many more Amish-made furniture items. For more Amish furniture stores in the Asheville area, visit the Amish Furniture Asheville page.
Armstrong’s Amish Furniture
7211 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28411
Amish poly outdoor furniture, cypress furniture, lighthouses and copper-top birdhouses, as well as Amish indoor furniture including dining room sets, bedroom suites, and entertainment centers.
Olde Brick House
66 North Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786-3889
Amish-crafted home furnishings in Colonial and Primitive styles from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Also sells home decor items, candles, rugs, soap.
1018 Fiddlers Lane
Walnut Cove, NC 27052-7221
The Amish House has gone out of business.
Troyer’s Country Amish Blatz
Fairview, NC 28730
Amish benches, cabinets, bureaus, beds, hutches, racks (quilts, magazines, drying), toys and more by Amish furniture makers in OH and IN. Also carries food, baked goods, wind chimes.
4360 Hickory Boulevard
Granite Falls, NC 28630
4886 Country Club Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27104-4504
(336) 924 9452
Triad-area outlet of the Simply Amish network of Amish furniture makers.
2805 E Us 70 Hwy
Durham, NC 27703-8974
Amish gazebos, barns, horse barns. Also sells carports and trampolines.
To locate Amish furniture outside North Carolina, the Amish Furniture main directory features full listings for Amish woodworking businesses across the US and Canada.
Note to North Carolina residents: Please be sure to check opening hours of any Amish furniture businesses listed in this guide before traveling long distances. While we strive to keep this directory up-to-date, business locations and schedules can change. Not responsible for changes to information.
Amish in NC
The Tar Heel state has never attracted much Amish settlement, but for the past quarter-century one small Amish community has existed near the town of Union Grove, about a half-hour outside Winston-Salem.
Amish in this community belong to a New Order affiliation. Though they dress plain, speak Pennsylvania Dutch, and use buggies, they also permit a higher level of technology than most Amish, making extensive use of tractors as well as having electricity in the home. Amish at Union Grove operate a number of stores and businesses, including a pair of general stores, furniture makers, greenhouses, and more. Read more on Amish in NC.
Appeal of PA Dutch craftsmanship
Amish furniture has come to be in high demand in both NC and across North America, for a number of reasons:
- Craftsmanship -Amish craftsmanship is generally considered top-notch. Amish learn woodworking and other trades early, and often have many years of experience by the time they open their own furniture workshops.
- Quality materials -Solid hardwoods are commonly used in Amish furniture shops. Softwoods are used as well. Amish furniture is typically advertised as being free of veneer, pressed wood, and particle board. Amish have also developed a wide range of quality finishes to give furniture added protection and sheen. The durability of Amish furniture helps to earn it the “heirloom quality” label, as it is described by many retailers.
- Diverse styles -Amish furniture isn’t just plain and simple. Amish create furniture in a wide range of styles, including contemporary designs, and do custom work as well.
- Variety -Amish craft furniture for every room of the home, as well as outdoor furniture.
- “Amish appeal” -In a world of mass production and big corporations, buyers appreciate the chance to patronize and support a small family business. Amish themselves are well-regarded and their products perceived as high-quality and natural.
Amish furniture is made using a variety of woods, both hardwoods and softwoods:
- Black Walnut
- Quarter-Sawn White Oak
- Queen Anne
- Arts and Crafts
Amish furniture makers also do a lot of custom work, crafting pieces to the specifications of the client. Custom work allows buyers to select the type of wood, style, as well as the kind of finish. Due to often-high demand, custom orders of Amish furniture often take a few weeks to a few months, or even more, to fulfill.
Finding Amish Furniture in the Tar Heel State
NC Amish furniture shoppers have several options for finding Amish woodcraft. Though NC’s only Amish community, at Union Grove, is small, there are a number of Amish craftsmen creating both indoor and outdoor furniture pieces, as well as outdoor structures such as sheds and gazebos. Union Grove is reachable within a fairly easy drive from many major NC cities, including Raleigh, Greensboro, Charlotte, and Winston-Salem. Not all Amish sell their furniture retail, so check to be sure a given business is able to sell to the public before traveling long distances. A more convenient option for most furniture shoppers is to visit a North Carolina Amish furniture outlet, of which there are around 1 dozen across the Tar Heel State. NC Amish furniture stores allow you to browse for your particular piece, often in a comfortable and convenient showroom setting. Additionally, some Amish furniture retailers can arrange custom work through Amish craftsmen.
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