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Project by RogerM posted 12-02-2016 09:25 PM 834 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pair of single drawer Hancock Shaker Sewing Tables (stands). Made of Cherry and finished with Linseed Oil, Seal Coat sealer followed by polyurethane for durability.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC





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lew

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#1 posted 12-02-2016 10:19 PM

Beautiful! Those would make any Shaker jealous!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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bobasaurus

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#2 posted 12-02-2016 11:44 PM

That’s an interesting table design, well done. Must have been a lot of area to finish.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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Redoak49

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#3 posted 12-03-2016 12:07 AM

Really very nice.

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Ron Aylor

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#4 posted 12-03-2016 12:09 AM

Roger – These are wonderful. The cherry looks so warm and inviting. May I assume they pivot on the pedestal? Tell us about “a pair” ... are they perhaps being used as other than sewing tables? Again, great job!

P.S. – Love your Free Little Library!

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Gary

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#5 posted 12-03-2016 02:23 AM

Bravo!! Absolutely wonderful.

-- Gary, Florida

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#6 posted 12-03-2016 03:01 PM

that is a great build

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Rick Dennington

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#7 posted 12-03-2016 03:44 PM

Stellar job on the Shaker table)s) build….I really like Shaker stuff. That’s my favorite kind of furniture to build.

-- " It's a rat race out there, and the rats are winning....!!"

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 12-03-2016 04:24 PM

These are wonderful shaker tables. Roger you did a really nice job on these.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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pmayer

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#9 posted 12-03-2016 05:03 PM

Roger, these are absolutely awesome. Great work and thanks for sharing.

-- PaulMayer, http://www.vernswoodgoods.com

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RogerM

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#10 posted 12-03-2016 05:05 PM

Thanks to everyone for your compliments. These have been on my bucket list for a long time.

Some answers to questions:
1. Top of the yoke is fastened on the pedestal by a double wedged mortise and tenon joint and does not swivel.
2. I made a pair because it is easy to make a second one after setting up everything to make one.
3. I made a double drawer sewing stand some time ago and it is posted on my LJ web page.
4. Both of these stands have already been spoken for.
5. The cherry comes from local cherry trees that were milled at a small local band mill and was dried in the drying racks in my shop.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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WhattheChuck

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#11 posted 12-03-2016 07:20 PM

Excellent!

-- Chuck, Pullman, WA

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