Chris Horst / George's Furniture
wood / functional wood
Hometown: Marietta, PA
George’s Furniture, a second-generation family-owned business, is known for its handcrafted pieces. Based in Lancaster County, Pa., the business was founded by George Martin in 1970. His daughter Juanita and son-in-law Chris Horst now carry on the tradition of quality, artisan made furniture. The pieces are built to last – George’s doesn’t use particle board, pressed board, veneers or soft wood – which makes them a worthwhile, not to mention beautiful, investment for your home. Each piece is hand-signed by the craftsman who built it from start to finish. Designs are available in walnut, oak, cherry and hard maple, using an array of different-colored stains. Styles include mission, shaker, country and traditional, so you’re sure to find something that suits your taste. If you’re ever in the Lancaster area, you can tour their workshop and watch the furniture being made. Either way, make sure you check out their booth at Sugarloaf Craft Festivals so you can see their beautiful work for yourself.