Charles P. Rogers, the furniture company, is an example of these qualities: well crafted, well designed, attractive, and affordable. Here's an example of the joinery on one of their beds:
Of course, most consumers now are more concerned with paying less for more, rather than paying more for less - and who can blame them? I suppose it is my small hope that this economic downturn will make us recognize the value in something that lasts rather than something that is cheap.
Here is the finished product in its entirety - the Alden bed by Charles P. Rogers.
©Charles P. Rogers 2009