Shaker Table

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Project by Jim B posted 04-09-2015 01:01 PM 832 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this simple shaker table 5 years ago in a high school wood shop class. It was my first time using a lathe or laminating boards for a table top. It is made from rough sawn cherry and the legs are dovetailed to the column.

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#1 posted 04-09-2015 01:12 PM

A good looking table.

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#2 posted 04-09-2015 03:31 PM

This is very nice.

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#3 posted 04-09-2015 08:08 PM

Very nice table in the Shaker style, great work, beautiful project. How did you finish it?

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#4 posted 04-10-2015 05:24 AM

Sublime, great work.

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#5 posted 04-10-2015 12:04 PM

Great looking Table. This will have a special place in your home. I still have several of my high school projects from 40 years ago.

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#6 posted 04-15-2015 02:07 AM

I think I used shellac, it’s been awhile.

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