Welcome to Adriance Furnituremakers
Since 1983 Gary Adriance Furnituremakers in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts has handcrafted heirloom furniture of unsurpassed craftsmanship. Beautiful wood, timeless design, graceful proportions and attention to detail define Adriance. In the great tradition of classic furnituremaking, our bench-made masterworks are proudly built by artisans whose legacy will endure for generations.
Our handmade furniture is built to last using time-honored construction methods such as authentic mortise & tenon and dovetail joinery. Table aprons are squarely tenoned into deeply mortised legs; chair rails are tenoned through back posts and wedged; chest rails are dovetailed into case ends; drawer sides of stable quartersawn pine are strongly joined by fine hand-sawn dovetails.
The best wide-board American cherry, tiger maple, walnut, and South American mahogany is chosen to create highly figured table tops, drawer fronts, headboards, and door panels. We purchase lumber from sawmills recognized by theForest Stewardship Council for practicing sustainable forestry.
High standards of craftsmanship and design set us apart from the merely ordinary. Our unwavering dedication to exceptional hand-skills is a testament to the human hand. The subtle hand-tool marks found in old world artworks are also evident in our hand-planed wood, hand-turning, hand-inlay and hand-carving.
Adriance signed heirlooms are finished with several coats of waterproof varnish and hand-rubbed to a satin patina. To assure genuine authenticity our distinctive starwheel trademark is hand-carved into each artform.
We look forward to meeting you in our South Dartmouth or Newton Lower Falls Showroom.