Wood BedsEach of our solid wood beds are crafted by hand, one at a time. Whether a sleigh bed, daybed or platform bed, they are carefully proportioned, designs and start with the finest hand selected plantation grown Mahogany. Our hardwood is chosen for grain, color and size; then slowly kiln dried to insure optimal beauty and strength. We design our wood beds to be beautiful, sturdy and unique. Unlike production furniture, as a small company, we can invest the time needed to make your wood bed detailed, sophisticated and truly inviting. We use sharp hand tools and traditional joinery; each wood bed is assembled and hand sanded. Our finishes are artfully applied in layers for a warm and authentic feel and each of our wood beds will provide beauty, comfort and durability for a lifetime of use. [ read more ]
Wood Sleigh Beds
Our experienced craftsmen make each wood sleigh bed individually. This process allows us to focus on wood selection, hand work and precise detailing; an approach impossible for large production run furniture companies. After millingMilling - The operation of cutting, shaping, finishing, or working products or components into manufactured items.
close box, we use sharp hand 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 to give our sleigh beds an authentic charm that makes our 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 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 or figured MakoreFigured makore - Makore wood which has a repetitive, attractive shimmering pattern inherent in the grain as a result of growth patterns of the tree.
close box to compliment the solid Mahogany 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. We offer all sizes including CaliforniaCalifornia king - A mattress size that measures 74"w x 86"l. This style of mattress was first popularized on the West coast of the United States but its use has spread. The additional size comes in the length creating a rectangular shape rather than the square shape of a standard king (Eastern King)
close box and standard king size sleigh beds. All our beds have substantial, solid 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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Modern Wood Platform Beds
Our solid wood platform bedsPlatform bed - A bed that does not require a box spring. Instead of the box spring, platform beds incorporate a solid surface or slats for the mattress to rest on. Sometimes this surface extends a few inches or more beyond the dimensions of the mattress. Usually low to the floor and modern in style.
close box have a design sensibility that respects the variation and warmth of the natural wood grainGrain - Variations in color and texture made by the size and arrangements of cells and pores of a living tree and revealed when wood is cut through the trunk in an horizontal direction. Also a term used to describe cells in leather hides and amount of adjustment applied during the tanning process.
close box and strength. Our finishing process enhances this natural beauty; we hand sandSanding - Using an abrasive to smooth the surface of a material for finishing. Proper sanding runs through a series of different grade of abrasive; each grade used to remove the tiny scratches left by the last until only a mirror smooth surface remain. Machines are utilized in some operations but careful hand sanding insures crisp profiles and preservation of details. Hand blocks are used to maintain dead flat surfaces.
close box, then artfully glazeGlazing - Process of artfully applying shading, color or tone to accentuate natural aspects of a given material.
close box our wood platform beds and top coat for durability. The wood is protected, yet retains a smooth, silky finish and feel. All of our wood platform bed styles are suitably designed to use a mattress only. Assembly is straightforward and our platform beds provide an attractive sturdy base and sleeping surface.
Our wood 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 offer both sophisticated styling and unique useability. Built with the same fine materials, craftsmenship and attention to detail, our wood daybeds are available with an optional trundle pop up 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 allows another mattress to store under the daybed until needed. They are sophisticated enough to use in a living room or office and comfortable and charming enough to use in a guest room.
Wood Bed Linens
Our 400 thread count sheets sets and duvet covers & shams are the perfect solution to dressing your wood bed from Charles P. Rogers. 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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