Shaker-Inspired Furniture, Handmade in the Hudson Valley by

Issue 79 · Made in America · July 1, 2013

Shaker-Inspired Furniture, Handmade in the Hudson Valley

Issue 79 · Made in America · July 1, 2013

Founded in Brooklyn in 2009 by husband/wife team Jason Roskey and Maggie Goudsmit, Fern Handcrafted Furniture moved to the Hudson Valley region a couple of years ago. "Our Upstate New York location allows us access to some of the country’s finest hardwoods and to realize our goal of designing and making contemporary, timeless pieces using sustainable practices," Roskey says. "A chair made from FSC-certified wood doesn't mean much if it's not properly joined and of a form that cannot be appreciated for generations. Heirloom quality and form are the strongest attributes of sustainability."

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Fern Furniture Table

Above: The Harvest Dining Table is based on a classic Shaker design and is available in a variety of woods; $8,500. "My design style is stongly American; I like to let the nature of the material speak for itself. I'm more interested in a table that has a quiet aspect to it and can sit comfortably in a room with other Fern pieces."

Fern Spring Credenza

Above: The Spring Credenza is $7,500 and is available with leather or hardwood drawer pulls.

fern stools pair

Above L: The Swell Stool is available in bleached or oxided maple (among other woods). Above R: The Beatrice Stool features a brass and hardwood base and is available in a range of woods; $900.

Fern Furniture Scissor Table

Above: The Founders Dining Table is a modern interpretation of the Sawbuck-style table.

fern furniture cutting boards

Above: Amoeba Cutting Boards start at $95.

fern furniture chair

Above: The Sawyer Lounge Chair is $2,750 and is available in four different woods, including oxidized maple and claro walnut.

 


 



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