Not all barnwood furniture is created equally! The wood used to construct our barnwood furniture comes from old barns located throughout the Midwest. The wood from these barns ranges in age from 100 to 150 years old. It has incredible character created only by the elements, oxidation and time which allows the wood to turn this wonderful patina.
Our barnwood furniture is made with individually hand-selected pieces of wood so the patinas are similar, giving the furniture its distressed look while blending the tones. The finishing techniques used give the wood a soft luster while leaving the natural character of the wood untouched. Our line is soft to the touch and warm and inviting to the eye.
Some companies try to artificially enhance the wood’s patina by using sandblasting or burning techniques. As a result, the wood can look blotchy or uneven and loses the richness that our barnwood products maintain. The only way to get the natural, authentic look of our barnwood is to use naturally aged barns. This is what we do!
The Heritage Collection is a line of rustic furniture dedicated to the early American Settlers. The first cabins built had furniture with character similar to that of the Heritage Collection.
The Heritage Collection is made from reclaimed barnwood. The difference between this line and the other lines of barn wood we carry is the wood’s aged texture. Only the oldest, most weathered pieces are used in the Heritage Collection. Each board is handpicked searching for wood with a heavy weathered patina and the more natural blemishes the better. These character boards are fashioned into beautiful rustic furniture. This line of rustic furniture features solid wood hand crafted wood hinges and hand forged metal latches. Yes, you read correctly – the hinges are not metal – they are made from solid wood – the old fashioned way. The combination of the select barnwood, solid wood hinges and forged metal hardware is a combination of unparalleled rustic charm.
On a side note…..Home Xpressions is not your typical furniture store. Our website focus is to provide a showcase of furniture, home decor and accessories. We do specialize in Barnwood Furniture, as it is a perfect fit for the Midwestern home or cabin. Unfortunately, we do not ship or deliver our furniture past the states of Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota or Illinois. Some exceptions can be made.
We choose not to show as many options on our website as some other stores, but please know that we will do our absolute best to find and acquire anything you may be looking for. The furniture and accessories we choose to carry and show on our floor are unique and different. Therefore, these pieces change often and our website is simply an overview of the type of furniture and home decor we carry,
If you are looking for something specific, it’s best to call or stop in. If you cannot get to our store our designers and staff are more than happy to communicate via email or phone. At Home Xpressions we pride ourselves in putting customers first.