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CBH Wood Furniture~ The Mattress Underground (TMU) New Trusted Member 08 May 2019 22:56 #1

As of May 2019, we welcome CBH Wood Furniture to The Mattress Underground community.

About CBH Wood Furniture
Knowledge & Experience:
CBH Wood Furniture was launched in Canada in 2001 by Balthasar Huesler, in partnership with Horst Haueisen but these two associates have a great deal of experience with bed and mattress design in Europe and Asia. During its first nine years of operation, CBH Wood was manufacturing entirely for export. High-quality wood was manufactured and shipped to Switzerland where it was assembled into the Huesler Nest which was first developed in the 1970-1980s. Setting out to improve on his original design and incorporating over 30 years of experience, in 2010, Balthasar and Horst, completed the first prototype of the bed which they later called the "Balancer - Das Original" (English: Balancer - The Original). Following a few more years of fine-tuning the Balancer – Das Original was completed in 2015, which is a bed system with a flippable (dual comfort) mattress and a sleeping system which is innovative, unique, and robust. The “Tri-Slat” slat system, consisting of wooden slats in conjunction with the supportive latex strips, is placed on a solid wooden frame. It is an original design which allows for dynamic adjustments of the support/comfort functions of the bed due to body’s weight, shape, and various sleeping positions, thus promoting adequate spinal and joint alignment. The system’s design has the capacity to accommodate a wider range of individual sleeping positions and needs. CBH Wood Furniture’s two main products are the home and the road version of the Balancer - Das Original:
(8") Balancer ~ Das Original ~ bed for the home (21.5”) Total System height (frame + mattress + topper) The Bed & Mattress system has three modules:
  • (1") 100% Virgin’s Sheep Wool Topper
  • (8”) Mattress System consisting of:
4” Talalay Latex Mattress (flippable dual comfort)
0.75” approx. Tri-Slats
3.25” approx. of X-firm Talalay Latex Supports/Strips
  • (12.5") Solid Wood Frame choice of aspen, soft maple, or black cherry wood (customizable height)
This mattress system is available in all sizes as well as custom sizes upon request.
(7") Balancer ~ Das Original ~ bed for the road Mattress System consisting of:
  • 4” Talalay Latex Mattress (flippable dual comfort)
  • (8”) Mattress System consisting of:
  • 2.25” approx. of X-firm Talalay Latex Supports/Strips
Custom Work ~ of frames and headboards can be built upon request.
Service: CBH Wood Furniture are skilled craftsman assisting their customers through every step in the process to find the best solutions for specific needs and preferences.
TMU Consumer Discount:
Discount: 5% off bed/mattress (For the newest discounts they have to offer please check out any Updated Discount Codes here )
Discount Code: CBHWOOD
Note: All discounts offered to TMU consumer members are equal or higher to any other CBH Wood Furniture discounts.

For more details please visit CBH Wood Furniture’s Business Member profile .
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CBH Wood Furniture~ The Mattress Underground (TMU) New Trusted Member 09 May 2019 05:07 #2

Thanks for having us. We are excited to be listed on TMU.
Please don't hesitate to ask any questions that you may have, and I will do my best to answer them.

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CBH Wood Furniture~ The Mattress Underground (TMU) New Trusted Member 15 May 2019 17:33 #3

As a small intro to who we are:
We are a small family owned business located on the east coast of Canada. We moved to Canada from Germany in 2007 and have been involved with these Swiss designed beds ever since. My father is a carpenter who earned his mastery in carpentry in Germany and worked in the field for over 30 years now. I am a civil engineer working in Toronto and am helping out my dad with all the online work, retail, advertising, customer care, etc . Our beds are quiet different from the conventional mattress / box spring combination and purposely so. The inventor (and family friend of ours) Balthasar Huesler designed this bed system when he was diagnosed with chronic lower back pain in his 40s. Today he is 87 years old and still back pain free, simply by sleeping on a bed that properly supports the spine. Many people in Europe and Asia have found the same relieve and since 2015 this bed is now also available in North America.

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CBH Wood Furniture~ The Mattress Underground (TMU) New Trusted Member 21 Jun 2019 19:46 #4

I visited Hendrik from CBH today. I was happy to hear I could see and try one of their Mattress systems in Toronto. I was a little put of when I arrived and it was actually his home. (they are based out of New Brunswick) I was immediately at ease once I met Hendrik and saw his passion and knowledge of his product. The bed was like nothing else I have ever seen before. While the price tag of a King bed is a little out of my price range, I feel the need to sleep on this bed and am considering spending more to make it happen.

If I end up purchasing I will leave another note with my experience, but I felt the need to share the positive experience I had with Hendrik and the Mattress System.

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CBH Wood Furniture~ The Mattress Underground (TMU) New Trusted Member 24 Jun 2019 04:33 #5

Hi nmon,
It was a pleasure to meet you and thank you for your kind words. I get that the having a showroom in a home is a bit unconventional, but at then end of the day it has a very positive effect on the price of our beds. In the meantime please don't hesitate to ask any other questions that you may have.

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CBH Wood Furniture~ The Mattress Underground (TMU) New Trusted Member 15 Jul 2019 19:02 #6

We wanted to upgrade our non-supportive queen mattress and also size up to a king mattress. After a lot of research, finding an older post on here about CBH wood furniture and trying out some mattresses, we ended up ordering a king sized bed from CBH wood furniture (Swiss dream bed). We have had it for 3 weeks and have no complaints. The ordering and delivery was very easy and quicker than expected.
We chose them because we wanted a Canadian company and I liked the idea that it would be easier to move this bed vs other king sized latex mattresses. We also liked that it is a complete bed system and that we wouldn't have to worry about finding a suitable base/bed frame for a latex mattress. So far, we are very happy with our purchase!

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CBH Wood Furniture~ The Mattress Underground (TMU) New Trusted Member 17 Jul 2019 08:19 #7

Hey Beee,

Thanks for the update on your Swiss Dream Bed, we are not surprised at you like the high quality of the base and latex. And yes many people do like to buy a bed system, and knowing the origins of this product, this really is a great "bed system". Glad you are happy....so far.

Thanks again
Sensei
Sensei(@ TMU Team)
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CBH Wood Furniture~ The Mattress Underground (TMU) New Trusted Member 26 Jun 2020 10:41 #8

HI Folks,

I was just reading about your bed system online and was pleasantly suprised to find you on the mattress underground where i found my current mattress. I have a question foryou, which is the reason I'm posting today.

I see that your mattress is using sheeps wool. Have you ever considered another fill like hemp batting, or possibly cotton batting? This type of mattress would suit the growing population of vegans who do not wear, or use sheeps wool. If not, maybe you will consider this option in the future. I'm not in need of a new mattress right now, but will be purchasing mattresses for my children in the near future.

Regardless, you system looks great.

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CBH Wood Furniture~ The Mattress Underground (TMU) New Trusted Member 27 Jun 2020 09:05 #9

Hi mdgail1,
thanks for your question. We do have a limited supply of a corn fibre toppers if you really would not want wool.

But then I wonder whether why somebody would not want to use wool if the animal has been treated properly. After all when it is done properly (the difference with a Swiss farmer may be that for them the animals are not their business but rather their life) then it isn't much more than a hair cut. I would encourage you to look into how these things are done in Switzerland.

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CBH Wood Furniture~ The Mattress Underground (TMU) New Trusted Member 27 Jun 2020 13:39 #10

It's an ethical position that is part of who I am. I'm not criticizing your company. But it's part of my core that focuses on doing the least amount of harm and exploitation to the animals we occupy this blue planet with. Thanks.

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