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Two No. 4 Shaker rockers

Two No. 4 Shaker rockers

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Rockers made of tiger maple. Wood comes from Kevin Koski at www.curlymaplewood.com, a great source. It's harvested by the Amish in eastern Ohio. Kevin dries and mills it. Here dyed with waterbased...

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No. 5 Shaker chair

No. 5 Shaker chair

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Patterened after a Shaker production chair circa 1870. In cherry with curly cherry back slats.

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Shaker Style Bench with backrest

Shaker Style Bench with backrest

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This one of a kind shaker influenced bench is handmade from quartersawn white oak using tradition joinery mortise and tenon exposed joinery and pegs with no mechanical fasteners. I sawyer part time...

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Woodworking Business - What To Build To Make Profits

Woodworking Business - What To Build To Make Profits

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Woodworking is a great art and hobby that you can quickly turn into business. You need to know that different woodwork projects will have different markets. For instance, if you are making toys, then...

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Shaker trestle table with leaf stowage and six chairs

Shaker trestle table with leaf stowage and six chairs

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This dining set was made for a customer who wanted a Shaker trestle table with leaves, but didn't want the hassle of storing the leaves. I cut notches in the upper edge of the trestle to fit the...

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Shaker rockers in four sizes

Shaker rockers in four sizes

No. 7, No. 4, No. 2, No. 0

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A Tale of Two Chairs

A Tale of Two Chairs

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We saw the chair on the left at a big Shaker auction in June. As a "production chair," one of thousands the Shakers made for the general public, it should not have commanded a terribly high price. We...

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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

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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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