Essex Panel Bed from Burlington, Vermont

$ 1,720

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The Essex panel bed has a classic style combined with impeccable craftsmanship. The bed is constructed using premium hardwoods, such as American black cherry, rock maple, and black walnut, sustainably harvested from forests in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Vermont. The Essex bed is bench-crafted by Vermont artisans using timeless techniques, such as mortise and tenon joinery and hand sanding. Each piece of wood is carefully matched for color and grain, and can be rejected by any of the craftsmen at any time in the process. The wood is finished with a natural oil and wax blend, which protects the piece while bring out the color, grain, and depth of the wood and allowing it to age beautifully. Unlike many chemical sealants, this eco-friendly, natural finish does not produce any VOCs.

  • No box spring required.
  • Constructed of solid American black cherry, rock maple and black walnut, harvested in the USA.
  • Finished with natural oil-and-wax blend.
  • Ships in 6 to 8 weeks.

Pairs well with the Heartwood Collection by Vermont Furniture Designs.

Bed Dimensions

Full: 58"w x 80"d
Queen: 64"w x 85"d
Standard King: 80"w x 85"d
California King: 76"w x 89"d

Additional Details

Headboard Height: 42"
Footboard Height: 31"
Under Bed Clearance: 12.5"
Includes Free Home Delivery & Set-up
Constructed of Solid, Domestically-sourced Cherry, Maple, or Walnut

Design Details

Mortise-and-Tenon Joinery

Mortise-and-tenon joinery has been used for thousands of years to join two pieces of wood at a 90 degree angle. This technique produces joinery that are both neat and strong, while hiding the joints within the timber.

Homespun in Vermont

The Essex Panel Bed, like all pieces from Vermont Furniture Designs, is bench-crafted in a small workshop just outside Burlington, Vermont. They've been building heirloom-quality furniture for nearly 45 years.

Vermont Furniture Designs in Burlington, Vermont

Vermont Furniture Designs Burlington, Vermont

Arthur Weitzenfeld started Vermont Furniture Designs in 1970, with the mission of creating the most beautiful and durable furniture possible. A self-trained craftsman, Arthur and his team blend styles from the Mission and Arts & Crafts movements with contemporary design. The team's dedication to their craft results in heirloom-quality furniture that will be passed down from one generation to the next.

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