Ernest Thompson Furniture at the 1st Annual Santa Fe Designer Show House

Ernest Thompsin is proud to have several furniture pieces on display at the the 1st Annual Santa Fe Designer Show House!  The Andalusion chair and custom credenza are currently on display in the entry hall of a Show House that will host a fashion show curated by Santa Fe’s top fashion designers. The event will (...)

Our Furniture Process

Ernest Thompson Furniture is now a member of YouTube! Come watch our first video and get a look at our staff in the workshop, and the process that goes into making our one of a kind furniture pieces. Make sure to subscribe to the Ernest Thompson Furniture YouTube account to get updates about our latest (...)

Ernest Thompson’s Dedicated to USA Made Furniture

Ernest Thompson Furniture has been dedicated to handcrafting furniture and cabinetry within the United States for over 30 years. Oftentimes, “Made in the USA” products have questionable origins, as parts can be created in a foreign country and assembled within the United States. These outsourced products can be built by underpaid and overworked foreign workers, (...)

Welcome the Ernest Cupboard Company to The Ernest Thompson Family!

Ernest Thompson, Southwest Spanish Craftsmen, Taos Furniture, and Sombraje are welcoming a new member to the family – The Ernest Cupboard Company! The Ernest Cupboard Company is truly a new branch of the family tree, integrating clean modern woodworking through the use of high tech equipment. Driven by the same passion and expertise as Ernest (...)

Ernest Thompson’s Commitment to American Made, Eco Friendly Products

Interested in the Made in America issue? We’d like to welcome you to visit our new Made in America web page at On this page, we outline our philosophy on Made in the U.S.A. – why we design and manufacture all of our handcrafted products right here in our Albuquerque workshop. We’ve also included (...)

The Anatomy of a Chair

Searching for the perfect dining set for your table, kitchen, or breakfast nook? Read below to learn a little bit about how we build our chairs. Then visit Ernest Thompson’s Dining Room page for our ever expanding library of dining ideas and inspirations. Headrest: The headrest is not really a headrest at all, but the (...)

Woodworking News Photoshoot

This morning we enjoyed a workshop photo shoot with Santa Fe Travel and culture photographer Douglas Merriam Photography (, as part of our upcoming profile in Woodworking News Magazine. We’re excited to share our story in the article, and we’ll be sure publish links to the article on Facebook and here on our blog once (...)

Airport Boutiques Installed

We love working with commercial and contract/design clients. Retail and commercial work is a perfect fit for Ernest Thompson. Not only can we design or customize for any space and style; also, we build products that can withstand the rigors of high traffic and frequent usage.

Ernest Thompson’s Santa Fe Showroom is Open!

Our new showroom in Pacheco Park, Santa Fe is open, providing a location in Santa Fe to see our beautiful New Mexico made woodworking! Our relaxed, inviting showroom allows you to look through our custom made furniture and cabinetry work, ranging through many different styles, from Spanish Colonial to Lodge/Mountain to Contemporary to American Southwest. (...)

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