Just as our skin is affected by sunny beach trips and drinking the recommended eight glasses of water per day, wood, too, responds to its environment. Once a living, breathing tree, natural wood furniture will continue to evolve even after the last edge is sanded and corner finished. One of the coolest phenomena is the continuing aging process of wood...
At Chilton, we do not try to imitate designs born in Scandinavian countries and then call our pieces “Scandinavian style”. When I say ours are inspired by Scandinavian design, I’m referring to our appreciation of and agreement with the general philosophy of Scandinavian design.
Respect for Natural Materials
Scandinavian designers are famous for working with natural materials. There...
If you’re a Mainer or long time follower of Chilton Furniture Co., you may have noticed some changes in recent years. Almost five years ago, ownership of our two stores, located in Freeport and Scarborough, ME changed hands, and we began an evolution from a furniture store celebrating traditional styles to a design-led brand offering a selection of traditional and...
Familiarize yourself with various types of wood finishes before purchasing your next piece of handcrafted wood furniture
Finishing, or the application of a protective or refining coating to wood, is the final step in the making of fine wood furniture. The finish on wood furniture can help bring out the grain and elicit a...
Happy New Year! Thank you for helping to make 2018 a successful year for Chilton. We experienced several important milestones in 2018, including:
Chilton owners Jen and Jared Levin offer tips on how furniture can help you Hygge up your home this winter.
In recent years, Hygge (pronounced “Hoo-guh”) — the Danish notion of coziness, comfort, and well-being — has captivated the national imagination. Books like Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living have become New York Times best sellers. Hygge-themed guides to cooking, fashion, décor,...
In a this collaboration with the Maine Homes publication of DownEast magazine, we discuss how original Shaker design philosophy influences our modern collections.
To come up with their fresh, modern designs, Jen and Jared Levin, of Chilton Furniture, draw inspiration from a 300-year-old religious sect.
When Jen and Jared Levin sat down with Brother Arnold, one of the two remaining...
Dear Valued Customer,
Yesterday we celebrated our one-year anniversary as the new owners of Chilton Furniture. We cannot thank you enough for helping to make our first year a successful one. The months flew by, but the team managed to accomplish the goals we set ourselves-many driven by the surveys you filled out earlier this year!
We recently launched our
White Glove Delivery
Chilton offers nation-wide white glove delivery service, which means that your furniture will be carefully blanket wrapped, transported to your home, carried inside, and assembled, as needed. Your charge is a flat rate based upon delivery distance from Maine, and includes an unlimited number of pieces (a particularly good value for larger orders). For single item orders of smaller pieces, please call to inquire whether common carrier shipping is available. Delivery times can take between two and nine weeks, depending on location and distance from our Maine warehouse. For deliveries to Alaska, Hawaii, or otherwise outside of the continental US, please call our showrooms to inquire about delivery options.
We are currently offering a free or reduced delivery offer for larger orders. Please see details below.*
* Please note that this free or reduced delivery offer cannot be combined with other sales, discounts or promotions
Delivery Costs for Lighting and Home Accessories
When lighting and home accessories are ordered along with furniture, the delivery expense is included in the cost of the furniture delivery. When ordered separately, the delivery cost for lighting is a flat $45 for an unlimited number of lighting pieces. The delivery cost for smaller home accessories is $9.95. For larger home accessories ordered separately that can be shipped by common carrier, please call for a quote.