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ISBN NO. 1543-3803
August 2017
Volume 9 No. 8


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From all indications, Gabree went out of business July, 2004. We're always sorry to see any company go under, or get absorbed or fade away. Gabree imported intricate hand carved furniture of solid mahogany, and sold it at ridiculously low prices.

PO Box 480, Belden, MS 38826.
(901)352-3376, Fax (901)352-3701
Leather upholstery manufacturer in a mid-price range. They make a full complement of sofas, loveseats, chairs and sectionals.

Michael Durafeev These people are having way too much fun. Game tables, bars and barstools, popcorn machines, classic automobiles converted into upholstery... they are truly innovators and presenting a great quality product.

PO Box 3007, Hayword, CA 94540.
(800)346-8811, Fax (510)789-2223
Importer of furniture, tables, accessories,wall accessories (like mirrors), lighting including chandeliers. All of these pieces are unique and hard to find. Each one looks like it was custom made for you.

5270 Valley Road
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
"Growing up in West Virginia, I lived in a contemporary house surrounded by tall trees and mountains. My brother and I spent many happy hours playing in an idyllic setting that includes a small, rocky creek that now bears my name—because I discovered that creek before my brother did. My love for nature and appreciation of design stems from these early days on Gat Creek. Ultimately, the days of my youth have had a significant impact on my career choices. In 1996, I purchased a small furniture company called Tom Seely, named for the founder who spent 40 years building antique reproductions, by hand out of solid wood. Because I am in the furniture business, conversations with friends often revolve around their desire to find a “different” kind of furniture. These friends are people who respect tradition but don’t necessarily want traditional furniture. What they seem to want is the quality found in antiques, but they also express a desire to find furniture with clean, uncomplicated lines. They want the beauty and warmth of wood, yet in a more straightforward type of idiom. And so, I have taken these conversations to heart. The result is a new line of handmade furniture that I feel speaks to their lifestyles, while showcasing the natural beauty and warmth of wood. While made by the Tom Seely Furniture Company, this new furniture is a total departure both in style and attitude. What we built has caught on, and now we call it Gat Creek." From the Gat Creek Website.

Gentry manufactured promotionally priced motion upholstery. They were originally based out of Ripley, MS. In July of 1999 they were acquired by Ashley Furniture of Arcadia, WI.

December, 2002. We were informed that George Kovacs is going to be going out of business and absorbed into their parent companyMinka. I'll post details as they become available.

5400 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70123.
(504)522-6297, Fax (504)568-1831

PO Box 7284, High Point, NC 27264.

780 Cel-River Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730.
(800)222-1853, Fax (800)329-7998
Glass Arts elevates the use of glass for occasional furniture to an art form. They make everything from occasional tables to dining tables to etegeres.

1965 Post Rd Suite 309
New Braunfels, TX 78130
PH: (866) 626-6314
Fax: (830) 626-2212
Leather collection derived from the officer's campaign chests used by British forces in India in the 19th century. The look is distiguished by clean simple lines of timeless simplicity that makes it compatible with many periods and styles of furniture, from fine antiques to sleek contemporary. Our onyx light fixtures are on a class of their own. We offer contemporary designs that fully display the beauty of onyx. Each piece has been masterfully carved to expose the true nature of the stone. The elegant simplicity of every item makes our collection compatible with almost any interior. Global asked us to include this: "All of our products are hand-made by our skilled craftsmen, so each item we offer is a unique piece of art. When you order from us, you can rest assured that you will receive the highest quality products available."

10 West Main St
Carpentersville, IL 60110
(847) 428-3933, (847) 428-3013 FAX
Entertainment centers and wall units for those who want to spend more time enjoying their movies and CD's than fiddling with wires, levelers and cables. Glober offers casters so furniture can be easily pulled away from the wall, and vented back panels that open for easy access so you can get to the electronics. Casters often mean you can't easily adjust the levelers. But Globers pieces have leveler adjustment screws hidden inside the unit. On some of Glober's new models you can work on your electronics at eye level so you don't have to constantly bend over to load a new CD or DVD.

606 Broad St.
PO Box 738
South Boston, VA 24592
(804) 575-1003, (804)575-1503 FAX, Toll-free: (888)GLOSTER
Using the very finest quality teak, hardware and construction techniques, Gloster outdoor teak furniture is made to last. With dealers around the world, Gloster is truly an international company. Their very through web site gives excellent background information on the product.

Golding Fabrics is at the leading edge of American companies who are taking responsibility for tomorrow today. All of our fabrics are produced without any eco-hazardous bleaching processes, meeting or exceeding the specifications of the American Textile Manufacturer's Institute's "Encouraging Environmental Excellence" program. They weave only the finest natural 100% American fibers. Their "Art for Fabric's Sake" attitude comes alive as they translate beautiful artwork into unique designs which you can use every day in any room. They finish their prints with 3M Scotchgard to resist stains, adding an easy-care aspect for everyday "Family-Friendly" use, and any of their products are available pre-washed for added softness and visual enhancement.

11 Delta Dr, Londonderry, NH 03053
GPS Furniture International was founded in 1988 by owners with a combined furniture background of over 40 years experience. GPS Furniture is a full line importer/distributor, importing from around the world from countries such as Italy, China, South Africa, Indonesia and Malaysia. Product lines include Home Entertainment, Home Office, Leather Upholstery, Motion Upholstery, Stationary Upholstery and Futons.
In 1997, GPS purchased Sunset Trading, a local dinette importer. Today Sunset Trading is the import division of GPS Furniture and focuses the product lines of Casual Dining, Formal Dining, Master and Youth Bedrooms and Painted Accent Furniture. Weekly deliveries are made on our own trucks to the Northeastern United States.

Grace Manufacturing is the only manufacturer I know of that sells a real, full-size suit of armour. Guys think this is one of the coolest things you could ever have around the house. Women won't think so, unless they are into swords and coats of mail which, by the way, you can also get from Grace.

200 Lexington Ave.
NY, NY 10016
Exquisite furniture from France.

PO Box 885166
San Francisco, CA 94188
(800) 872-2700, (415) 647-9889 Fax
They used to make fine decorative accessories and gifts for the home but we understand they went out of business in February of 2003.

Post Office Box 1862
Westerville, Ohio 43082-1581
tel: 614-668-7674
Children's furniture, kitchen and dining room. Amish furniture. Direct from the manufacturer.

Old West Penn Ave, PO Box 204, Robesonia, PA 19551.
Hi-impact resin furniture for outdoor. Don't worry about breaking this furniture, it may look thin but that only means it is light-weight and easy to move around. It will take just about anything you can dish out and keep looking great for years.

5710-K High Point Road, #186
Greensboro, NC 27407
Fabric protection for upholstery.

PO Box 10725, Springfield, MO 65808.
(800) 269-9907, (417)869-3600 Fax
Custom accessories, accent furniture and occasional pieces. Their designs tend toward Country French, Country and Casual, most with light to moderate physical and finish distressing.

2105 Dagenais Blvd West
Quebec, H7L 5W9
Tel: (800) 361-2304
Tel2: (450) 963-0808
Fax: (450) 963-4321
Gusdorf is becoming one of the largest RTA manufacturers because of their association with Wal-Mart. RTA furniture means Ready To Assemble. You put it together. (Canada)

After 48 years, Guy Chaddock, a manufacturer of reproduction, custom furniture will be closing. They leave behind 175 employees.

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