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All Shaker dining room

All Shaker dining room

Just finished a Shaker trestle table to go with the six chairs I recently posted. Now we have a dining room that's all Shaker and all home grown, including the candle holders.

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Six Shaker Dining Chairs

Six Shaker Dining Chairs

These chairs are based on the proportions of a Shaker No. 3 side chair. The finials are patterned after ones characteristic of the Shaker community in Harvard, Mass. The legs and spindles are...

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Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

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Two students receive the OAS Future Craftsmen Scholarship.

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Moser style side chair

Moser style side chair

Crest rail is steam bent. Leg braces are bent laminations mortised into legs.  

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The Demilune Chair

The Demilune Chair

Hello fellow woodworkers, I'm Daniel and I'm a professional woodworker. I'm posting my latest project, the Demilune Chair. I'm developing this design for a new style of woodworking for the market...

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Shaker No. 3 dining chair

Shaker No. 3 dining chair

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Shaker chairs ranged in size from 0 to 7, so the No. 3 is at the small end of the scale. However, it makes for a fine dining chair, especially if the room and table are relatively small too. For...

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Shaker counter stools

Shaker counter stools

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I'd be embarrassed to tell you how little I charged for these. I figure they're pretty simple, so don't overdo it. However, because of the way I position holes for the rails and stretchers, the legs...

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Miniature No. 0 Shaker rocker

Miniature No. 0 Shaker rocker

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I make full-sized Shaker chairs. My wife collects miniature chairs. So for Christmas this year I figured a shrunken Shaker piece might do the trick. The result is an exact "half-size" version of the...

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Fantasy Shop

Fantasy Shop

I try to line my equipment up so it can be used as an out feed table if necessary, Planer being the same height as the workbenchs etc.  I have to raise the heights of some of the equipment to...

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Shanes Backyard Workshop

Shane's Backyard Workshop

This blueprint consists of a overall close to perfect workshop. As you can see I laid out all of my machines and materials in a orderly fashion in a letter C shape. Starting at the bottom you pick...

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papas shop

papa's shop

My shop is on the main floor of  a dedicated building.   I have a full metal shop on the lower floor where my dust collector and compressor live.  I like to have multiple...

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Shaker work in gallery show

Shaker work in gallery show

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On Saturday, 13 November 10, I had my first opening at an art gallery. I had six weeks notice to start making stuff, but my workshop was being totally remodeled, so that really meant just 3 1/2 weeks to...

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No. 7 Shaker rocker, tiger maple

No. 7 Shaker rocker, tiger maple

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This is the last of my Shaker chair exploratory. But 12 chairs in, I learned enough from this one to think that the exploring isn't over. Except for the stretchers, this chair was made from a single...

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No. 4.1 Shaker rocker

No. 4.1 Shaker rocker

Yet another chair, but this one's a bit of a departure from tradition. The No. 4 is a smallish lady's bedroom chair, this one with a woven back. However, the normal Shaker practice was for the bottom...

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No. 5 Shaker side chair

No. 5 Shaker side chair

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Chair addiction continues. This No. 5 chair is a good size for a dining or side chair. I built it as a prototype using soft maple because it's inexpensive. It leans back 5 degrees for comfort. A...

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No. 7 Shaker rocker

No. 7 Shaker rocker

My first big (non-children's) Shaker chair. These are a familiar sight, so they're easy to take for granted, but, trust me, there's serious geometry going on here. The back legs are bent in two...

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Would You Like a Front, Side, and Top View?

Would You Like a Front, Side, and Top View?

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It seems a paradox, while producing a complete detailed 3D model, there still is a benefit to having the old standby top, end, and front orthographic view. In the beginning with SketchUp, I abandoned...

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No. 0 Shaker Rocker

No. 0 Shaker Rocker

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My sister has knitted several Christmas stockings for us, so I thought she deserved something nice in return. This is a pretty faithful reproduction of a Shaker No. 0 armed rocker, sized for kids or...

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Driftwood Bar Stool

Driftwood Bar Stool

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I am making 4 stools and a table for the patio.

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Shaker childs chair, cherry

Shaker child's chair, cherry

Made for our granddaughter's second birthday, the seat height is nine inches, the rear leg height is 19 inches. To darken the cherry, the assembled frame was exposed to direct sunlight for several...

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