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Project by redtail posted 12-23-2015 02:56 PM 656 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Shaker Drop Leaf table I will be giving my son for Christmas.

Cherry with poplar secondary wood.
Waterlox and BRIWAX finish





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Halc

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#1 posted 12-23-2015 03:06 PM

I like it. Nice finish, good proportions and attractive tapers on the legs. I like the idea of the drawer/s. I’m sure your son will enjoy it.

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 12-23-2015 03:08 PM

That is a real beauty and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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finns

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#3 posted 12-23-2015 09:40 PM

Very nice. Your son will enjoy this for many years.

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Matt

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#4 posted 12-28-2015 05:12 AM

That table is beautiful. Shaker furniture is timeless.

How do the leaves stand up? It looks like the piece underneath slides out, am I right? I’m interested because I’ll be building a Shaker sewing table sometime next year.

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redtail

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#5 posted 12-28-2015 10:41 AM

There is a portion of the skirt that pivots on a dowel. It has to be a little off center due to the drawer but it works fine.

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redtail

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#6 posted 05-05-2016 01:29 PM

Finally took some photos of the leaf support mechanism. They may not be the best photos but I tired.

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