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Back-Lit Shaker Sideboard

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Woodworker: Doug ClarnerClarner collaborated with artist Trenny Robb of Sutton, Vt., when designing this Shaker-style sideboard, which won the 2010 Vermont Fine Furniture and Wood Products Design Competition. Dubbed the “Thread-Leaf Sideboard,” the piece (15-in. deep by 50-in. wide by 34-in. tall) features mica panels designed by Robb, each containing a threadleaf Japanese maple branch and back-lit to show off the details. The top is a single cherry board. The rest of the piece is cherry with walnut details. Poplar is used as a secondary wood. It is finished with an oil-varnish mixture and wax.
Design or Plan used: Not specified

posted in: Reader's Gallery, cherry, walnut, shaker, poplar, wax, mica, Oil Varnish, Japanese maple


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