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Solid Wood Furniture Is Smarter, Healthier, And Worth It - Part II

Gat Creek is fortunate to be located in the Appalachian Mountains, surrounded by the beautiful forests that supply our workshop. It’s a source of pride that, through sustainable management, these forests hold more trees today than they did a century ago. Environmentally and economically, our local forests are healthy and thriving. And there is even more good news when it comes to the healthy advantages of our handcrafted solid wood furniture.

Solid Wood Furniture Is Smarter, Healthier, And Worth It - Part I

If you’re confused by what is solid wood and what isn’t, we’re not surprised. The meaning has been stretched so many ways some would have you believe any furniture that isn’t hollow is solid wood.

However, the distinction matters. For so many reasons — beauty, longevity, value, the health of your family — real solid wood is the superior choice.

Youth movement: Gat Caperton’s AHFA leadership reflects industry evolution

At its annual meeting last November, the American Home Furnishings Alliance elected Gat Caperton chair of the board of directors. Gat has sat on the board since 2013 and replaces 2018 chair, Bill Wittenburg, CEO of Klaussner Furniture.