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Storied American Craftsmanship

Charles J. Kindel started a company with the vision to build the world’s finest furniture. Now, over a century later, that vision remains unchanged. Each generation of this family-owned business has preserved an enduring heritage of craftsmanship, character, and authenticity. Every piece of luxury, handcrafted furniture is still made to the precise specifications of the customer from our home facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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The finest American made furniture

With over 300 years of collective experience, Kindel, Karges and Councill reflect the best in American craftsmanship, quality and timeless design.



In 1901, Charles J. Kindel found­ed Kindel Fur­ni­ture Com­pa­ny. The com­pa­ny trans­ferred own­er­ship in 1964 when Kindel was pur­chased by John Fish­er of Muncie, Indi­ana. The Fish­er fam­i­ly has main­tained fam­i­ly own­er­ship for over 50 years with a stal­wart ded­i­ca­tion to 100% Amer­i­can-made furniture.

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In 1886, Albert F. Karges, a first-gen­er­a­tion immi­grant, invest­ed $600 to begin mak­ing mod­er­ate­ly priced, Amer­i­can-style fur­ni­ture out of local hard­woods in Evans­ville, Indi­ana. His son, Edwin Karges Sr., start­ed incor­po­rat­ing the Euro­pean-inspired designs that would set Karges on the path to becom­ing the brand it is today.

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In 1973, Fred and Hope Coun­cill found­ed Coun­cill Crafts­men in Den­ton, North Car­oli­na. They believed that the inher­ent beau­ty of fine fur­ni­ture lives forever.

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Defy Office Expectations

Your office deserves the finest furniture. Since 1973, we’ve been carefully handcrafting beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces that defy even the highest workplace expectations. Shop our traditional and transitional collections, from desks to tables, credenzas to components and more.

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