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Project by mvflaim posted 1681 days ago 1929 views 12 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Four Shaker Tables I made out of cherry with soft maple drawers. Tops are made from Curly Cherry and are hand planed for a luxoriuos texture that you can feel when you rub your hand over it yet you can’t detect with your eye. Drawers were made with handcut half blind dovetails.

-- http://mvflaim.wordpress.com/





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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 1681 days ago

Nice looking table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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SteveMI

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#2 posted 1681 days ago

I really like the beveled affect at bottom of table edge. Great way to have thicker top, but not look like a butcher block.

Steve.

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Loucarb

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#3 posted 1681 days ago

Great looking tables and very nice craftsmanship.

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bibb

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#4 posted 1681 days ago

very nice but curly maple for the drawer sides?

-- "Imagination is more important than knowledge" Bibb in CO at http://katanadesign.com

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mvflaim

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#5 posted 1681 days ago

Hi Bibb,

I bought 1/2” thick maple from my lumber supplier and only that section of the board had wavy grain. The rest of the drawers are regular maple.

-- http://mvflaim.wordpress.com/

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dmoore

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#6 posted 1681 days ago

nice work

-- Duane, Ohio

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noknot

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#7 posted 1681 days ago

Thats a whole lot of shaker goin on. Nice work great web site also

-- GO DAWGS!

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Mark

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#8 posted 1681 days ago

Very nice looking tables!

-- Mark, Sydney, Australia

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8iowa

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#9 posted 1681 days ago

I really like the shaker style, and the old craftsmen would be proud of you. Nice work!

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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woodworm

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#10 posted 1681 days ago

Beautiful – great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Tim Dahn

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#11 posted 1681 days ago

Ah yes, simple yet elegant lines and curly cherry. Very good!

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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scoot1111

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#12 posted 1681 days ago

diggin it

-- scott

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matt garcia

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#13 posted 1681 days ago

That’s a nice gaggle of tables!! Very nice!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Scott Bryan

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#14 posted 1680 days ago

These are really nice tables. I love the style and I particularily enjoy the look of cherry and maple in combination.

What kind of finish did you put on the tables?

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

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jockmike2

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#15 posted 1680 days ago

Nice gaggle of tables.

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

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