Category Archives: The Baker Story

Celebrating our craftsmen

Both Baker furniture and the Labor Day holiday trace their roots to the late 1800s.  Then as now, American labor was changing — with hand craftsmanship growing more rare, the demand for creativity more pervasive, and the implementation of technology … Continue reading

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Notes from a Castle: Sir Humphry Wakefield, Bt.

This morning, little girls the world over lived vicariously through Kate Middleton as she walked down the aisle in her beautiful Sarah Burton dress and married Prince William.  Let’s admit, however, we were all looking on a bit wistfully, indulging … Continue reading

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Why Baker? Or, Never Never Land Revisited

A few days ago, someone asked me — a 25-year Baker man and a shameless furniture enthusiast — to help them explain “Why Baker?” in a more commonsense way. Well, a great friend of mine once told an audience that … Continue reading

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