Quality Workmanship, Quality Materials
At Wolfcraft we refuse to compromise quality. We use select and better solid hardwoods for doors, drawer faces, and trim. For larger surfaces demanding greater resistance to warping and cracking, we use sliced solid hardwoods fused to MDF, a wood product engineered for its ability to tolerate a variety of temperature and humidity conditions.
Wolfcraft furniture is crafted to last for generations with proper care. There are simple practices that will ensure friends and family will enjoy furniture for many years. Please keep in mind the following:
- Use a professional moving service if possible. Because of the quality materials used, Wolfcraft furniture may be heavy. Many dents and scratches can be avoided by taking care when transferring furniture
- Remove drawers and glass when moving or tipping furniture.
- Use coasters. Prolonged contact with liquid will create water-spots on wooden furniture.
- Clean up spills immediately. Liquids allowed to seep into the joints of wooden furniture may cause damage.
Drawer Box Design
Our drawer box design features 5-board construction consisting of full three-quarter inch solid ponderosa pine. The drawer joints are secured with fasteners coated in cellulose cement, providing ultimate drawer rigidity. Each drawer rides on ball-bearing full-extension glides that have a weight rating of 100 pounds.
Our 7-step finishing process consists of:
-Meticulously finish sanding and thoroughly inspecting each piece
-Hand-wiping a generous application of a variety of wood stains.
-Pre-drying for fill and consistency and final drying using a clean cloth.
-Applying a generous coat of Sherwin Williams vinyl sealer.
-Hand sanding of each piece to ensure smoothness.
-Preparing for final coating by removal of sanding dusts and other debris.
-A final application of Sherwin Williams precatalyzed top coat by skilled craftsman to ensure even coverage.
We take pride in offering a product that is environmentally friendly. Wood is one of the most energy-efficient and renewable materials available. Our hardwoods are grown primarily in Northern Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota. We work with responsible tree-harvesters who ensure that forests are maintained so generations to come will be able to enjoy Mid-Western hardwoods.
Our distribution process also helps us keep our carbon footprint low. Instead of using high volumes of disposable packaging materials, we have invested in reusable blankets which are carefully wrapped around furniture for shipping. Some of our blankets have been in use for 25 years. The only road trip our furniture takes is from our facility in Central Wisconsin to local retailers on our own fleet of fuel-efficient trucks. No oceans are crossed and there is no “middleman” to lengthen the distribution process.
To maximize the environmental efficiency of our finishing process, we work closely with Sherwin Williams to ensure that we are using stains and lacquers with low VOC content.
Our personal approach to furniture craftsmanship means a wide variety of options are available to our customers. Every item that we make is available in oak or maple. We then offer a selection of twelve different finishes and elven different hardware choices. Many additional personal-touch options such as dovetailed drawer boxes, hand-rubbed (antiqued) finish and dimmer lights are also available upon request. The result is literally millions of possibilities.