Shaker Hall Table in Cherry

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Project by Andy Brownell posted 07-06-2009 05:53 PM 4319 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second furniture project. I made this in 1997 as a class project with Jeff Miller (J. Miller Handcrafted Furniture) over a weekend. It is a basic mortise and tenon joinery table made from cherry. It measures 29” tall x 14” deep x 42” wide. Upon completion, I gifted this project to my sister as a house warming gift when they moved into their new home.

-- Andy Brownell

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#1 posted 07-06-2009 06:04 PM

I like that style well done.

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#2 posted 07-06-2009 06:51 PM

Beautiful cherry, love the build, looks shaker style.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 07-06-2009 06:56 PM

Absolutely Gorgeous!!

I think you have captured the Shaker style perfectly!

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#4 posted 07-06-2009 07:58 PM

very fine table clean lines and delicate feel.

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#5 posted 07-06-2009 09:30 PM

Nice table.

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#6 posted 07-06-2009 10:25 PM

Very nice table. I love the design.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#7 posted 07-07-2009 02:47 AM

Good Design. That’s my favorite.

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#8 posted 07-07-2009 03:02 AM

Andy, as I have said before, you got my attention with both the design and the wood on this project. It looks really good and I am sure your sister enjoyed receiving it.

You did a nice job on the table’s construction and it was a nice gesture to present it as a gift.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#10 posted 10-16-2009 03:59 PM

Beautiful hall table.

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#11 posted 09-07-2010 03:50 AM

This turned out great, i like the slim legs.

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