Grand Manor

Welcome to Grand Manor Furniture – one of the country’s leading manufacturers of wood and upholstered seating specifically designed for the hospitality and healthcare segments of the commercial furniture market.

About Us


Grand Manor Furniture has a long history of demonstrated success and has been in continuous operation since 1963.  Don Baker began the business in Lenoir, NC and successfully ran the company for over 40 years.  Earlier this decade Don sold the business to Bill Johnson.  Bill ran the business for over 10 years and (in turn) brought in Eric Roseman as a partner.  In April 2016, Bill and Eric sold the business to LacquerCraft Hospitality/Samson Marketing.


In addition to offering a broad selection of standard items with expedited delivery, the company also excels at producing unique custom product specifically crafted in accordance with customer’s desires.

  • Proven ability to produce fully upholstered, exposed wood, dining, and task chair seating
  • Ability to incorporate metal components
  • Proven expertise in producing small quantity public area items
  • Specialty items include booths, banquettes, upholstered headboards and bed boxes

Vertical Integration

Company control of all aspects of manufacturing
  • Buy raw lumber, air dry, inventory, rip, cut, size, and assemble our own frames
  • Finish, upholster, inspect, carton (if required) and ship

Domestic Manufacturing - Lenoir, NC

All aspects of manufacturing done in one location

  • One process
  • One quality
  • One team of craftsman


Top Management

  • Bill Johnson, Eric Roseman, Harold Clark, Mike Moore
  • Average experience of more than 30 years

Plant work force

  • Experienced local craftsmen
  • Average tenure in excess of 10 years


Grand Manor Furniture has worked closely with management, design, and purchasing companies to provide product that meets or exceeds specifications required by national brands.

As an industry leader in supplying quality guest room seating at competitive prices, we:

  • Produce our own shop drawings
  • Build custom and in-line frames
  • Receive, cut, and sew all upholstery fabrics
  • Upholster
  • Inspect
  • Ship

All under the watchful eye of one management team Grand Manor Furniture will continue to evolve but we remain first what we have always been – a vertically integrated, all domestic, manufacturer of wood and upholstered products built completely in western North Carolina.

Partners – Providers – Problem Solvers

Knowledgeable craftsmen

  • Materials & applications

Valued source of information

  • Construction
  • Application techniques

Product development

  • Corporate standard
  • Shop drawings

Timely updates

  • Good News / Bad News / Solutions