Custom Amish Furniture, Cabinetry & Quilts

Back in 1995. I was searching for "real wood" bookcases, which seemed impossible to find at regular furniture stores. Through a friend, became acquainted with a group of Amish in southern Michigan. From there, I teamed up with an extremely talented Amish woodworker and craftsman and the Branch Hill Joinery handmade Amish furniture and custom Amish cabinetry business began. I bought a small farm nearby and we built a wood shop suitable for production work. The family still does the majority of the construction work right at their own farm workshop, thus preserving their rural lifestyle and traditional use of... (more)

Ideation

Take your concept drawings and reference materials to these factories. They will assist in refining your concept and thinking through the components involved in the Making Process.

Drafting

A drafting specialist will create a blueprint of your idea using computer aided design (CAD) software. They make sure your design will be well-constructed.

Materials

Material suppliers will provide you with the raw materials and components of your end product.

Sample-Making

Sample makers will assemble the first end product prototypes.