Author Archives: Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers

With many of us looking forward to post-pandemic life, there is no better time than now to have our home match the future! We’ve compiled some need-to-know furniture trends to elevate your space with a modern feel and vision. Read on to discover the next modern piece for your home…


Maynard Coffee Table

Inspired by the clean Shaker style, this coffee table takes it to the next level. The Maynard Coffee Table from Guild member Nick English of Petite & English is a perfect blend of form and function, making it timeless yet modern. Crafted using 100% hardwoods and featuring mortise and tenon joinery with two dovetailed drawers and concealed pulls. Even better, it’s all customizable: sizing, wood selection, and pricing.

Pricing starting at: $1800 with drawers, $1400 without drawers


Modern Table Lamp in Carved Cherry

Light up your future…and you home with this modern table lamp from Guild member David Hurwitz. Made of carved cherry, it features a hand-rubbed Danish oil finish and an oval barrel shade. Also available by custom order in other woods with a natural finish, as well as painted versions in custom colors. Make it your own by selecting a colorful shade to make it stand out even more.

Modern Table Lamp, 27" h x 16" w x 10" d. Copyright 2021, David Hurwitz. All rights reserved.

Price: $1900

Sunrise Bench

Designed and crafted by Guild member John Lomas for the nature lover, the Sunset bench depicts the sun setting over water. The sun and feet are made from hammered copper, and the lower back rail is carved with little waves. Mad from teak wood, which is known for its ability to withstand outdoor weather. 


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Buxton Coffee Table

Inspired by history, the Buxton Coffee Table from Guild member Pete E. Micheline is a large version of Thomas Jefferson’s rotating book stand with a few interesting additions. The functionality works in a similar fashion, but being larger allows for the four adjustable panels to be used as a work surface as well as a book stand. The wide mahogany panels are joined with breadboard ends to keep things flat over the years. The boards used for the central panels all came from one large plank, and the continuous grain simplifies the overall look. Made of solid South American Mahogany and brass, it is finished with linseed oil, turpentine, shellac and paste wax.

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Cloudland Bed

You’ll be carried away to the clouds in your newly found dream bed. Crisp, modern design that shows off the beautiful natural texture of the grain with a natural oil finish that highlights the colors of the wood. The highly-skilled use of the hand plane leaves gently undulating sweeps across the silky surface of the wood. Currently available in American cherry, hardwood or hard maple in queen or king size. Contact member Charles Shackleton to customize yours today. 

Pricing starting at $5,800.00