Handmade Furniture Experts Bring the Market an Iconic Porch Swing
There is something about a porch swing that conjures up romantic visions of swinging as a teenager with your first true love. Or as an older couple, swinging on your porch watching grandkids. Purchasing handmade furniture is one way to ensure a porch swing will endure generations and capture those memories for a lifetime.
The team at Brian Boggs are handmade furniture experts and are launching a new line of outdoor furniture that showcases the porch swing. One of the best furniture makers in America providing the market with one of the best iconic pieces you will ever own.
Below is some information on handmade furniture and the value of this versus mass produced pieces. Also, we cover how to find the perfect location for your porch swing to ensure you optimize its use and are able to create the best memories for years to come.
Is Handmade Furniture Better than Manufactured Furniture?
The majority of outdoor furniture products are not carefully assembled by an artisan like they were in the past. Nowadays, most pieces of furniture are industrially made and most of the work is done by machines rather craftsman because the machines can produce considerably larger amounts of furniture at a lower cost. Mass produced furniture is commonly inferior to traditionally made furniture, and its quality and aesthetic appeal depends on what materials are used and the quality of the manufacturing process itself.
Not all manufactured pieces of furniture on the market are cheaply made, however it is possible to find high quality mass produced furniture, but more importantly, handcrafted furniture has not completely disappeared from the market.
What is the difference with Handmade Furniture?
How furniture is made primarily depends on its type – industrial production or handcrafting. In the first case, most of the work is done by the machines which cut the pieces of wood or other material used to set dimensions and in the end, pack them into cardboard boxes to facilitate transportation to both the retail stores and from the stores to the buyers. They always come with easy-to-follow instructions how to assemble the pieces together enabling the buyers to assemble them by themselves although the most complicated pieces of furniture sometimes require a professional assembly or/and installation. Handcrafted furniture is usually assembled by the woodworker before or after purchase.
Some pieces of mass produced furniture may include a small amount of handcrafting, while handmade furniture typically is not entirely handcrafted. Most woodworkers use power tools and various machines and in some cases, handcrafted furniture is only manually assembled, while the rest is done by the machines. Although handmade furniture is traditionally considered superior over the mass produced one, it is not impossible for the industrially made furniture to look more visually appealing than handmade furniture. This is due to the fact that the latter exclusively depends on expertise and manual skills of the woodworker which sometimes are not as high as they are supposed to be. In addition, handcrafted furniture is typically made by independent artisans or small woodworking shops who cannot afford as accurate and precise machines as large furniture making companies.
A special category is the so-called custom made furniture. Unlike mass produced and handcrafted furniture, custom furniture is made according to specific requests of the buyer in order to provide a perfect fit and meet the buyer’s specific needs and taste for aesthetic appeal. This type of furniture is particularly desired among the consumers but only a few decide for this option because it is usually more expensive than both mass produced and handmade furniture.
Location of the Porch Swing Matters
There is something absolutely magical about adding a porch swing to your home. It’s inviting and encourages you to sit down, relax and enjoy your surroundings. A porch swing that affords you a lovely view is always the best way to go.
Most tend to be drawn to a very classic, simple wooden design but ultimately, style is important but the comfort of this piece of furniture is even more important. You want this to be a place where you could spend an entire day.
Choosing the best location for your porch starts with taking measurements of the porch to figure out what size of porch swing will fit. Be sure to measure the width of the space and compare it to the width of the swing; measure, too, the length of the porch to ensure the swing will fit comfortably. Don’t forget to allow for plenty of swinging space both in front of and behind where the swing will be hung.
Enjoy your Handmade Furniture for Generations
With the porch swing installed in the location that best suits your lifestyle, this is where the memories can happen. Use it for moments with your loved ones and special friends. Take a moment to enjoy life’s little pleasures, endure generations and capture those memories for a lifetime.
The experts in handmade furniture provide the ideal porch swing for this purpose. We look forward to sharing one of the best pieces of furniture by one of the furniture makers in America!
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