Charleston Forge has a long history of hand-building beautiful, high quality, steel, wood, and leather furniture. We have an extensive catalog of products and do a large amount of custom work and have built product for retailers such as Room & Board, Restoration Hardware, Crate & Barrel and Bloomingdales, Starbucks, just to name a few.
Behind every piece of art there is an artist. Behind every artist there is a story. It is the story within the artist that gives them inspiration and unharnesses their imagination, allowing them to create things that astonish us and move us. We so love sharing our artists and their inspiration with you. We want you to know the whole story, so when someone asks, "where did you find that lovely piece”, you don't simply tell them where you bought it, you can add, “ And let me tell you the story behind it”…
At Charleston Forge we work with a lot of artists, beginning with design and creation of each piece. One of our designers, John Davis from Roanoke, Virginia, has a story about the concept behind the Monarch base. John was crossing an ancient arched stone bridge over a rushing stream in Sweden when he felt inspired to interpret the scene into a console for Charleston Forge. It was a grey day, cloudy and misting but the shape of that bridge piped rays of beauty into his imagination. Instantly he knew that the frame finish had to be done in our hand-rubbed antique silver, reflecting the character of that day. The path over the bridge was covered in fine small ebony colored stones, the likes of which he had never seen. So, he directed the solid maple top of the console to be a soft, alligator skin texture in our hand applied, ebony finish. Mission accomplished, a magnificent console, inspired by ancient shapes, interpreted into modern form.
This is the original Monarch Console as designed by John Davis.And now more of the story...
From John's original design, other stunning Monarch creations have emerged...
and a multitude of custom pieces requested by interior designers and everyday Charleston Forge customers, such as this one shown below.
To find out more about our Monarch designs, either what is currently in our line or a custom idea you may have, contact us at Charleston Forge here.
John Davis also designs the most unique and high quality, Silver Tear Campers, click here to see more.
The High Point Showroom
Market is always an exciting time — and this market was certainly no exception. Right from the start our new collections have been getting great responses from dealers, designers, and end-consumers alike.
and the Carson Mirror (center back).
the new End Table (right) and the Large Console (back).
the Console, and the new Bench.
the Ventura, Euro, Camino, and Providence 36” Dining Tables.
Our Monarch 60-inch Bench with our Burnished Iron frame and Bark fabric.
A beautiful combination we thought you might like to see.
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Our Watson Collection is what Charleston Forge is all about.
We make high-quality furniture, and we make it here in the United States.
We hand forge and build our frames using domestically made solid steel.
The tops are made to order, using 2¼-inch thick solid Wormy Maple.
We hand stain and finish the tops right here in our Boone, North Carolina factory.
It's a multi-step process that brings out the true beauty of the wood.
The result? We think the product speaks for itself. See for yourself.
Clean lines, solid steel. We think the furniture speaks for itself.
The Ventura Small Dining Table base with a 48" glass top.
We like to think it speaks for itself.
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- Winston Collection
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- Glass Top Options
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