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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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Shaker Chimney Cupboard with glass doors

Shaker Chimney Cupboard with glass doors

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My skills are still in the shell and my own dewalt portable table saw is not enough to cut this long materials. But I did my best to repeat the design in Michael Pekovich's article.  A few things...

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Hickory Blanket Chest

Hickory Blanket Chest

I designed and built this five foot blanket chest for a local customer. The bottom inside is aromatic cedar.

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Laceys Birthdat present

Lacey's Birthdat present

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My granddaughter is a budding artist and asked for this desk for her 8th birthday. This is Beckvoorts Shaker design from FWW. All dovetails are hand cut.

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New Wood Shop in 1784 Stone Mill

New Wood Shop in 1784 Stone Mill

Started a new shop located in a stone mill built in 1784 - just 8 years after the Declaration of Independence was signed. I've been working in the shop for 6 weeks now and everything is working out...

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Workbench

Workbench

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Shaker Work Bench from Scott Landis book (Hancock Shaker Bench). Maple top, ash legs, curly maple drawer fronts, birdseye tail vise, cherry end caps and trim.

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Shaker Chest

Shaker Chest

This is a reproduction of a chest from the Pleasant Hill Community. Cherry, with White Pine secondary wood.

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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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Forest Hill Bed

Forest Hill Bed

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Forest Hill Bed Cherry. Shellac and water born lacquer.

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Mahogany Shaker Lap Desk

Mahogany Shaker Lap Desk

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This is my version of Christian Becksvoort's Shaker Lap Desk (FWW #248). I didn't have any good white pine on hand but I did have a piece of mahogany that I resawed and made this from. Fearing that...

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Shaker-style end tables

Shaker-style end tables

I doubt the Shakers ever made oval tables, but I figure with enough Shaker design elements it qualifies as at least Shakerish. Both tables of cherry with hand-rubbed finish.

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Shaker candlestand cafe tables

Shaker candlestand cafe tables

A client recently asked about using the classic Shaker candlestand design and sizing it up to be a small dining table, or as he called it a "cafe table." I had never heard of this done before, so you...

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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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Ancient kauri shaker boxes

Ancient kauri shaker boxes

As a gift for a close friend who lives 5 months a year in New Zealand, I made this series of nesting Shaker boxes. The boxes were made from ancient New Zealand kauri wood as a compliment to this...

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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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Q.S. White Oak 4-Panel Door

Q.S. White Oak 4-Panel Door

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Q.S. White Oak 4-Panel door. Mortise & Tenon construction. Rain Glass top panel.

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White Oak Trestle Table

White Oak Trestle Table

This trestle table is made of quartersawn white oak. The 7/8" thick top was glued up and then trued with handplanes and a furniture scraper. The 3-inch-square legs are glued up and laminated to show...

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Figured Hall Table

Figured Hall Table

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This piece is a shaker inspired hall table made of figured makore and tiger maple. Includes simple router based inlay which adds a decorative flare to a classic style piece while delivering on...

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7 Drawer Hallway Table

7 Drawer Hallway Table

Embodying the Shaker custom of simplicity, this 7 Drawer Hallway Table created by Jim Zink of Meredith, New Hampshire is a contemporary translation of traditional Shaker furniture. Light in color...

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