The resurgence in fine furniture- truth or myth?

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Forum topic by TungOil posted 03-09-2017 06:11 PM 706 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-09-2017 06:11 PM

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A few weeks ago I was reading an article, I don’t recall where or what the topic even was. The one sentence that stood out for me was (to paraphrase) “with the recent resurgence in interest in fine furniture….”

So I’m curious to know from those LJ’s that currently work in the trade- are you seeing a resurgence in interest for finely crafted furniture?

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#1 posted 03-09-2017 06:20 PM

I am intrested in this conversation. I have talked to a few retailers that think not. The rustic look might be here to stay a while. It is nothing to take care of and if the kids bang it up it just adds to the rustic nature.

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#2 posted 03-09-2017 06:30 PM

I doubt fine furniture itself has gone out of
style, it’s more like when the economy crashes
people can’t afford it. Vacations and other
things are higher priorities to Americans anyway,
from what I’ve observed.

From looking around at job ads in my area it
seems that demand for cabinet work and
such is resurging.

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