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Old Threshers Reunion Starts August 28!

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Old Threshers Reunion starts tomorrow August 28th! Plan to visit with Mark and Joe at the Norman’s Furniture booth to hear about what is going on in the shop. They have a trailer load of our custom made furniture ready for that special place in your home. Oh! Make sure to ask Mark about his Roorkee. Share this:EmailMoreShare on TumblrDiggPocketPrintLike this:Like Loading...

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Old Threshers Annual Reunion Will Be Here Soon

Posted by on Jul 6, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

We are looking forward to seeing many old friends at the upcoming Old Threshers Annual Reunion. If you haven’t been to one or haven’t been for a long time, check out their website for the list of events and activities. Click here for the Old Threshers website. Come by our booth and talk to Mark and Joe about that special piece that we can design and make for you. We’ll have many special items with us that may  be bought during the show. Roorkee Campaign Chair by Mark HicksGateway Sunrise Bed by Mark HicksCustom Houseboat...

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Know These Tips For Taking Care of Furniture

Posted by on Jun 22, 2014 in Showroom Updates | 0 comments

Taking Care of Oak Furniture   Never place oak furniture in direct sunlight day after day. Additionally, do not place it in front of heat runs, wood burning stoves or radiators. In adjusting to major changes in temperature and humidity, oak exchanges moisture with the air. Solid oak furniture will respond to extremely dry air by losing moisture and shrinking a bit. Without affecting the table’s strength or sturdiness, tabletop halves may part slightly, but they will close again when it becomes more humid. Avoid extreme humidity...

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It’s time for a party. Open that table wide with a smooth slide!

Posted by on Jun 21, 2014 in Showroom Updates | 0 comments

Just like the outside of your table needs cleaning and polishing, the inside of a table with table slides needs some simple maintenance.  In the first picture you can see that the slide is out of position causing the gear to bind and making the table hard to open or close.  The fix can be straight forward. With the table open remove the screw holding the gear between the slides. There will be two slides and both may need adjusted. After removing the gear, position the slides as shown in the last picture so that the notch between the first...

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Know The Signs Of A Failing Finish

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Showroom Updates | 0 comments

When a finish fails, it is imperative that steps are taken so that the wood is not damaged by moisture, sun, or changes in the weather. What are the signs that a finish is failing? 1. The top of the table is sticky or tacky. 2. There is bubbling or crackling in the finish. 3. Discoloration  4. The leafs no longer match the table. This may also be due to discoloration caused by exposure to sunlight. Maple Table With Leaves When a table has been in one room for years it has often been exposed to sunlight day after day. Besides exposure to...

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The R1 Roorkee by Mark Hicks

Posted by on Jun 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Mark has designed and built a special Roorkee patterned after an English style called Campaign furniture. This Mark Hicks designed chair is sturdy and functional as it is beautiful. It has been called handsome by another designer. This chair is easy to break down and and take to the park, set up on the beach, pack for the trail ride, or set out on the boat deck or under the awning of the RV.  Leave the folding chair in the garage and enjoy the comfort of the Roorkee by Mark Hicks. Roorkee Campaign Chair by Mark Hicks Share this:EmailMoreShar

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Honoring Tradition With A Bench Built For Handtools

Posted by on Jun 15, 2014 in Showroom Updates | 0 comments

When we say we are “Honoring a Tradition Held Only by Master Craftsmen” we mean it literally at Norman’s Handcrafted Furniture. A good set of hand tools and a great bench go hand in hand when building custom furniture. That’s why our sister company, Plate 11 Workbench offers bench kits and fully assembled benches complete with vise, holdfast, and planing stop. So whether you’re looking to buy furniture or build furniture we can take care of you. The bench pictured below is ready to take home. It comes complete...

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Now That’s A Pocket Knife – World’s Largest Collection Of Mechanical Knives!

Posted by on Jun 12, 2014 in Showroom Updates, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Mark built this special red oak  case to display the worlds largest collection of mechanical knives. Most of these knives are one of a kind and priceless. The case was built to display the knives for the recent Atlanta Knife Show. It is constructed of two interlocking pieces making it easy to transport and set up. Knife DisplayCustom Knife Display Whether you need to display the world’s largest mechanical knife collection or special family keepsakes, come see us at Norman’s. We will build that case for you. Share...

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A Tiger Prowls Norman’s Showroom

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

No, it isn’t a Bengal Tiger, nor is it Tiger Woods prowling the showroom. What we do have at Norman’s are a Tiger Striped Brown Maple chest and nightstands. These beautiful pieces just arrived! Tiger MapleTiger MapleTiger Maple 3 Drawer NightstandTiger Maple 1 Drawer NightstandTiger MapleTiger Maple ChestFull Drawer Extensions Click here to see more maple and tiger maple bedroom furniture.  Share this:EmailMoreShare on TumblrDiggPocketPrintLike this:Like Loading...

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“Do you build furniture?”

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in Showroom Updates | 0 comments

The phone rings and after my greeting the customer asks, “Do you build furniture?” I say yes we do and go on to say that we build custom furniture and that we can take their idea or design and build the perfect piece for their home. The Old South Country rocking chair is a customer favorite, but we were asked to make a change to the design. Below is a picture of a standard rocking chair and one with the customers design change. This rocker comes from one of our trusted Amish builders and he worked with us to meet the needs of our...

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