Our Work Our heirloom furniture and gifts are handcrafted from solid American hardwoods. We use walnut, cherry, red and white oak, quarter-sawn white oak, maple, curly maple, ambrosia maple and ash. Our designs are simple, clean and timeless, often taking inspiration from the Shakers, as well as Scandinavian and modern design. Our furniture is finely sanded and finished simply to reveal the natural color and beauty of the wood grain. When you buy our pieces, you can rest assured that you're not bringing questionable wood or dangerous chemicals into your home, because our wood is solid, new, furniture grade lumber, our glue is low-VOC and our finish options are 0% VOC. We build a lot of furniture for chemically sensitive people, often beds for people buying organic mattresses. With everything we build, we think about safety, usability, functionality and durability of our pieces for generations of use.

Our Story Established in 2014, Mountain Mule Hardwoods is a collaboration between Megan Pinch and Nelson Adolphson. Using his 30+ years of finish carpentry experience, Nelson personally crafts each piece. Megan’s background in the arts provides the perfect balance to Nelson's skillset; she runs the business, including sales, marketing, photography, design and sometimes even finishing. Mountain Mule has been very fortunate to grow over the years with the help of a talented and dedicated team.

Our Name Located in the mountains of Limestone, Tennessee, our shop overlooks acres of woods and our mule barn and arena. Why mules, you ask? We love our surefooted gaited mules for trail-riding in mountainous terrain. Tough, durable, intelligent, and full of personality, mules are known for their look of strength without bulk. Similarly, our finished pieces are streamlined, strong and durable, with the unique characteristics of the natural hardwoods shining through the simple finish.