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5 ways our American Hardwoods collection is truly unique

by Framebrige Editorial
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October 09, 2023
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3 min read

Sustainably sourced and enduring quality. Solid hardwood mouldings and premium finishes. Expert craftsmanship and nuanced design. Welcome to our American Hardwoods, a collection of one-of-a-kind frames with rich woodgrains and unique tones as vast as America itself. Here, 5 reasons why you’ll love these special frames.

1. The collection is grown, milled, and built in America

For our American Hardwoods collection, non-endangered timber is sustainably harvested in the Appalachian and Midwest regions. The lumber is then transported to a small mill in North Carolina where it’s cut into large portions of moulding and treated with a water-based finish to protect the wood and enhance the color. Our Kentucky and New Jersey studios are the last stop, where our talented team custom-cuts, designs and carefully hand-builds each individual frame just for you.

2. The frames are made with four varieties of hardwood 
bottom left corner of architectural blueprint framed in bleached maple gallery frame
Bleached maple: Celebrated for its soothing pale hue and naturally smooth grain, our Bleached Maple is sourced in the Appalachian region.
bottom left corner of travel photo of a woman exploring framed in Walnut gallery hardwood frame style with a white mat
Walnut: This straight-grained hardwood, sourced in the Midwest region, features unique variations and a high-grain quality.
Bottom corner photo of Photo of a woman wearing a hat in a boat on a lake framed in Ash Gallery with a white mat
Ash: A member of the olive tree family, Ash is sourced in the Appalachian region and known for its intricate grain pattern.
Corner of the Cherry Gallery Frame
Cherry: Also sourced in the Appalachian region, this fine grain features natural organic shades that range from reddish-brown to blonde.

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bottom left corner of architectural blueprint framed in bleached maple gallery frame
bottom left corner of travel photo of a woman exploring framed in Walnut gallery hardwood frame style with a white mat
Bottom corner photo of Photo of a woman wearing a hat in a boat on a lake framed in Ash Gallery with a white mat
Corner of the Cherry Gallery Frame

3. Only premium, solid hardwood is used While many companies work with composite-based MDF (medium density fibreboard) or particle wood wrapped in laminate, our American Hardwoods frames are exclusively made of solid wood. This means the wood is a premium material, stronger than any compound, and 100 percent natural.

4. Each frame is one-of-a-kind with individual variations

Just like every tree is unique, each frame in the American Hardwoods collection is unique. That means when you look closely, you’ll discover slight variations and distinct knot markings and tones.

Via @sharonradisch featuring Ash Gallery
Via @sharonradisch and Black Walnut
5. In multiple widths and tones, the frame designs are stylish yet timeless 

Working with our four exclusive hardwood varieties (maple, walnut, ash, cherry), our designers have carefully crafted 15 beautiful frame styles. Ranging from mini to gallery, thin to wide, natural grains to rich colors, each frame is unique, made to order, and beautiful in every living space.

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Photo of a woman wearing a hat in a boat on a lake framed in Ash Gallery with a white mat

Ash (Gallery)

Solid Ash wood gallery frame

Black and white sketch of an airplane framed in Black Walnut Gallery frame with a white mat

Black Walnut (Gallery)

Solid Walnut gallery frame with black finish

architectural blueprint framed in bleached maple gallery frame

Bleached Maple (Gallery)

Solid Maple gallery frame with whitewashed finish

photograph of a vintage green car framed in cherry gallery frame with a white mat

Cherry (Gallery)

Solid Cherry wood gallery frame