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Wendell August has had a great summer

by ohiosamishcountry.com

Wow....I can't believe we are already into August.  It's seems the older I get, the faster time flies.  It has been a great summer here in Amish Country at Wendell August Forge.  If you drive by, you'll see our Water Tower is under construction.  They are doing a great job of sand blasting and getting it ready for a brand new paint job!  I can't wait to see it when it's done. Although it's been a dry summer, I actually feel like it's been a real summer.  One like I remember as a child growing up in this area.  They were always hot and long, and we lived at Lake Buckhorn or in my parents pool to keep cool.  (I didn't have air conditioning growing u ...

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Taking a “break” on Friday mornings

by ohiosamishcountry.com

Every Friday morning at 8 a.m., the staff at Homestead Furniture takes a much-anticipated break. It’s not that owner Ernest Hershberger works his employees so hard. They do that on their own.
No. Every Friday employees take turns bringing in “break” for the entire staff. "Break" is synonymous with “breakfast.” At least, that’s what the spread looks like. Employees bring in homemade breakfast casseroles, fresh locally grown fruit, fruit and vegetable pizza, homemade pastries, donuts and mint tea or some kind of fruit juice.
It’s a way for the staff to relax, enjoy one another’s company around a meal, and ready themselves for the day ahead. The ...

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Appreciative customer buys lunch

by ohiosamishcountry.com

This is just so typical of appreciative Homestead Furniture customers.
Recently, sales person Steve Weaver and warehouse worker Emanuel Yoder delivered a beautiful live edge table and 12 chairs to a home on the Marblehead Peninsula near Port Clinton, Ohio. Live edge means the table was made from one solid slab of hardwood. This highlights the beautiful wood grain. The tree’s bark is left on the sides of the table to enhance its beauty.
The customer was so pleased with how the furniture looked and how careful and polite Steve and Emanuel were that he took them to lunch at a Mexican restaurant. It was an unexpected yet much appreciated kind jesture on the part of the customer.
This pe ...

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Motion Craft joins the team

by ohiosamishcountry.com

The owner of Homestead Furniture, Ernest Hershberger, likes to say, “We listen to our customers.” He means it, too, whether it’s hardwood, upholstered or leather furniture.
 
Recently, a customer walked into Homestead Furniture in Mt. Hope and asked if we carried Motion Craft furniture, a division of Sherrill Furniture. We didn’t. But we do now. Motion Craft is the ultimate in upholstered and leather furniture, especially recliners.
 
The customer knew the quality and benefits that Motion Craft provided, like cushions with real springs, not foam, and recliner cushions that can be removed for cleaning. And Motion Craft is made in America, North Carolina t ...

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