Making Solid Hardwood Furniture
Copeland Furniture’s natural hardwood furniture is made at our factory in Bradford. We create original furniture designs inspired by our New England surroundings and key historic furniture design movements of the past, particularly Shaker, Mission, and the Arts & Crafts styles.
We use traditional cabinetmaking techniques in our factory where maple, cherry, and walnut lumber is cut, sanded, and hand-selected as part of the process to build our furniture. Our assembly team devotes special care and attention to insure that all the joinery is clean, flush, and smooth to the touch.
Copeland uses special construction techniques to compensate for the changes in moisture content that occur in solid hardwood furniture; wood can expand or contract based on air humidity levels. This is very important in drawer construction. We use adjustable wooden glides so that the drawers will open and close smoothly throughout the life of the furniture piece.