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About Flat Rock Furniture
Flat Rock Furniture was founded in 1986 by Van McQueen on the banks of the Big Flat Rock River, near the town of Flat Rock in Shelby County, Indiana. Mr. McQueen was also the founder of Old Hickory Furniture, in 1982, which still operates in Shelbyville, Indiana. Flat Rock's manufacturing operations are located in Tyner, Kentucky, a small community in the East Kentucky mountains, the heart of Appalachia.

Flat Rock manufactures furniture from hickory roundwood. Round wood trees are the small diameter trees you see when looking into the forest. They are small diameter sapling trees that sprout and grow in the understory of mature hardwood forests. Roundwood trees are those with stems smaller than six inches. Hickory roundwood is Flat Rock's species of choice for constructing furniture; although, for some products it uses random hardwood saplings.

Why hickory? Besides being a valuable food source for squirrels, rabbits, fox, deer and bear, hickory trees are a valuable natural resource for humans. Hickory wood is very hard, stiff, dense and shock resistant. Some woods are harder and some are stronger, but the combination of strength, toughness, hardness and stiffness found in hickory wood is not found in any other commercial wood. Historically, it more