Sleigh BedsOur sleigh bedsSleigh bed - A classic bed style that resembles the shape of a horse-drawn sleigh with scroll-shaped headboard and footboard. The headboard is slightly higher than the footboard. Modern sleighs often have only a headboard and an open or low footboard.
close box are simply the best sleigh beds on the market today. Whether in solid wood, iron, brass or leather, we strive for the finest in sleigh bed design, proportion and precise construction. As the manufacturer we are also able to offer our sleigh beds direct at substantial savings over other retail sources. Each sleigh bed by is made by hand by our experienced craftsman in our own factories. Our superior materials include solid plantation grown MahoganyMahogany - Mahogany is a generally straight grain wood and is usually free of voids and pockets. It has a reddish brown color which darkens over time, and displays a beautiful sheen when polished. It has excellent workability, and is very durable. These properties make it a favorable wood for boat making as well as for making furniture, musical instruments, and other durable objects.
close box, top grain leathersTop grain leather - Leather with the outermost layers of the hide left on. Used in high quality leather goods. Often shows natural characteristics such as small scars, marks or variety of grain pattern due to cell structure.
close box and solid ironIron - Iron is a lustrous, silvery soft metal. It is ductile, malleable and durable and used in its carbon-containing forms for making furniture and other goods. Forms of iron vary according to compositions and process of making. Forms include pig iron, wrought iron, cast iron, carbon steel and other alloys.
close box and brassBrass - Brass is any alloy of copper and zinc. The proportions of zinc and copper can be altered to create a range of brasses, each of which has unique properties suited to a particular environment and aesthetic use. (see "cartridge brass" in the glossary for the alloy used on our beds )
close box crafted with traditional processes. We focus on hand work and precise detailing to give our beds an authentic quality and feel impossible for large production run companies. Traditional or contemporary, our sleigh beds are built for your comfort and enjoyment that will reflect the quality and value for a lifetime of ownership. [ read more ]
Featured Sleigh Bed Styles For Sale:
Wood Sleigh Beds
Our method of making each wooden sleighbedSleigh bed - A classic bed style that resembles the shape of a horse-drawn sleigh with scroll-shaped headboard and footboard. The headboard is slightly higher than the footboard. Modern sleighs often have only a headboard and an open or low footboard.
close box individually, by an experienced craftsman, allows us to focus on beautiful wood selection, hand assembly and precise detailing; an approach impossible for large production run companies. Sharp tools, precise patternsPattern - A model or form, usually of hand carved wood or metal, used for giving the shape of the interior of a mold. Also refers to a decorative design, as for wallpaper or textile fabrics.
close box and traditional joineryJoinery - The art or craft of a joiner used for connecting pieces of wood or iron together. Can be decorative or hidden, but results in some inherent strength of the connection based on the joint. Also refers to work done by a joiner; fine woodwork.
close box are our everyday business and make our solid wood sleigh beds a tremendous value. Many of our sleigh beds are made to order; some stocking sleigh beds are made in small batches to the same high standards. All of our sleigh bed veneerVeneer - A surface overlay of a thin sheet of wood. While often having a negative connotation, veneer is a historically important and necessary technique. Many times wood with the most beautiful grain pattern must be used as veneer to insure workability and stability due to the fracturous nature of complex grain structures. The underlying material may be solid wood, or a composite wood product.
close box work is also done in the traditional manner; carefully chosen, thickly sliced and applied balanced on the substrate. We use your choice of top quality veneers such as Flame MahoganyFlame - Highly beautiful and valued veneer. Trade term used to describe crotch Mahogany veneer which is cut from the large joints in Mahogany trees. Always used as a veneer applied to another surface due to the hardness and fracturing grain pattern.
close box and Makore to compliment the solid MahoganyMahogany - Mahogany is a generally straight grain wood and is usually free of voids and pockets. It has a reddish brown color which darkens over time, and displays a beautiful sheen when polished. It has excellent workability, and is very durable. These properties make it a favorable wood for boat making as well as for making furniture, musical instruments, and other durable objects.
close box construction. Our sleigh beds are carefully proportionedProportion - Agreeable or harmonious relation of parts within a whole; balance or symmetry.
close box for use with today's thicker bedding sets. We offer both classic European sleigh bed styles and larger scaled American sleigh bed designs. Our sleigh beds have substantial solid matching hardwood side railsRail - Horizontal bar of wood or metal supporting and tying two ends of a piece of furniture together. For example, on a bed the rails tie the headboard and footboard together and help support the mattress. The horizontal crosspiece at the top of a bed may be referred to as a crest rail.
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Iron Sleigh Beds
Each iron & brass sleigh bed we make is individually hand forged using solid iron barIron bar - Rolled form of solid iron available in various lengths and thickness. Transformed through the forging process into bed components. (see "iron" in glossary)
close box, precise joinery and finely detailed solid metal castingsCastings - Simple or decorative components produced by the process of pouring molten metals such as brass or iron into molds. Generally joins framework members and plays a definitive role in strength and overall decorative design.
close box made directly on the frame. We offer both traditional and more contemporary iron sleigh bed designs, each carefully proportioned for modern bedding sizes to enhance the beauty and elegance. Brass accents are also substantial castings of pure brassBrass - Brass is any alloy of copper and zinc. The proportions of zinc and copper can be altered to create a range of brasses, each of which has unique properties suited to a particular environment and aesthetic use. (see "cartridge brass" in the glossary for the alloy used on our beds )
close box and we use only the finest pure brass tubesBrass tubing - Hollow, pure brass tubes available in various gauges and diameters used for making our beds. Can be bent to create arcs and curves. Should not be confused with inferior imitations such as pot metal, painted tubing or tubing covered with a thin layer of pure brass which will wear through with use.
close box on our beds. Each sleigh bed provides proper strength while maintaining the integrity and detailing of the original design. Our iron bed finishes are all hand applied in multiple layers, giving all of our iron sleigh beds a unique luminocityLuminocity - Glow produced by reflecting light. Describes a surface which attractively reflects light as opposed to an opaque surface which flattens and absorbs light and appears dull.
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Made of the same high grade materials, our daybedsDaybed - A narrow (33") or twin-sized (39") bed used as sofa-like seating with the bed frame consisting of a headboard and footboard, generally of the same height. Our daybeds allow a secondary mattress to be stored underneath daybed with a trundle unit. Originally, a term applied to extended chairs i.e. a chaise lounge.
close box are a versatile solution to limited space or in adding extra sleeping options in today's home. Whether used in an office, a guest or spare room, our daybeds are sophisticated and well proportioned. We offer iron daybeds, leather daybeds, wood daybeds and even stainless or brass daybeds. Any of our daybeds will allow the use of an option trundle unitTrundle unit - A pullout bed on casters or wheels which is stored under a trundle bed or daybed. Modern trundle units pop-up for ease of use.
close box which stores an extra mattress underneath which pops up when needed.
Leather Sleigh Beds
We offer a variety of leather sleigh beds for use in in select top grain leathersTop grain leather - Leather with the outermost layers of the hide left on. Used in high quality leather goods. Often shows natural characteristics such as small scars, marks or variety of grain pattern due to cell structure.
close box. Our leather sleigh beds are original and exclusive designs, for example the Memphis, a sexy sleigh shape combined with a low foot boardFootboard - Panel or structure situated at the foot of a bed frame onto which side rails are fastened to join with the headboard.
close box for ease of use. Our more traditional Wing sleigh bed is an updated classic based on the wing back chair designWingback chair - A high-backed, upholstered easy chair with panels or wings projecting forward from the sides of the back and curving downward to meet the roll arms.
close box and proportioned for today's contemporary bedding but as with all our beds with our traditional sensibility and detailing.
Sleigh Bed Linens
Our 400 thread count sheets sets and duvet covers & shams are the perfect solution to dressing your wood or iron sleigh bed. Our bedding ensembles are specially priced packages that are an easy solution that give you a complete look whether you like solid colors, stripes, embroidered or floral patterns. We offer both 100% cotton bedding and 100% European linen bedding that is machine washable and extremely durable and soft. [ collapse ]
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