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History of Henkel Harris Furniture

A Brief History of Henkel Harris

Henkel Harris furniture is another furniture company that stresses construction, technique and classic stylings over the “flavor of the moment” trends. The Winchester, Virginia company was formed in 1945 with two families, the Henkel family and the Harris family, but it was eventually Mary Henkel who took the company to its level of fame and prominence in the 1960s. Continue reading History of Henkel Harris Furniture

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History of Kittinger Furniture

Kittinger Furniture (a brief history)

Kittinger is a furniture maker who excels at the artistry of furniture making. If you, like us, has ever dabbled in refinishing a piece, or painting a piece, prepare to feel really inadequate about your work. You know that moment, after you have sanded and stained and waxed and wow maybe after a week or so you stand back to admire your work, here comes the hard cold smack of truth, you are a kindergartner to these guys. Continue reading History of Kittinger Furniture

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History of Statton Furniture

Statton Furniture Company (A Brief History)

Statton has a special place in our heart because the original Statton company is a family company and was formed so near to our little furniture store. Who knew Hagerstown MD had such a gem of a furniture maker! Continue reading History of Statton Furniture

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History of Kling Furniture Company

Kling Furniture Company (A Brief History)

Kling Furniture Company was created as a collection of furniture companies in New York State. John Alexander Kling, an immigrant from Sweden, purchased several struggling furniture companies, starting with the Chautauqua Spring Bed & Lounge Company in Mayville, New York in 1911. Continue reading History of Kling Furniture Company

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History of Ethan Allen Furniture

Ethan Allen Furniture (A Brief History)

Most people recognize the name Ethan Allen as one of the premier furniture makers in the United States.

The history of the company reaches as far back as the 1930s when two brothers-in-law purchased a failing furniture company in Beecher Falls Vermont. Continue reading History of Ethan Allen Furniture