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Project by Wally331 posted 04-21-2013 02:33 AM 1436 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After much inspiration from the Woodwhisperer site, I decided to build the Shaker table. I found an article in pop-woodworking by Chris Schwarz with the same table. The table is really only my second real piece of furniture, and my first attempt at half-blind dovetails. Solid cherry and finished with several coats of poly, waxed and buffed. Thanks for looking- Chris





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#1 posted 04-21-2013 02:55 AM

Nice! Great job on the dovetails.

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#2 posted 04-21-2013 03:45 AM

nice job,dovetails look great…

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#3 posted 04-21-2013 04:37 AM

very nice work.

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#4 posted 04-21-2013 01:33 PM

great table and nice job.

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#5 posted 04-21-2013 03:30 PM

Thanks everyone, the dovetails are far from perfect still, but I’m gettin’ there.

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#6 posted 04-21-2013 03:50 PM

Great work on this classic design ! Nice finish as well…BC

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#7 posted 04-21-2013 03:52 PM

That’s really nice and certainly has the shaker look. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 04-21-2013 04:37 PM

Ah ha! More Shaker! Very nice Wally.

I am adding to my favorites. Thanks.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#9 posted 04-22-2013 01:29 AM

Nice work!!

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#10 posted 04-22-2013 02:42 AM

Great job! I enjoyed making my first shaker cherry table recently too. You did an awesome job. Try o take some better pictures though, we want to see it better!

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#11 posted 04-24-2013 01:49 PM

Fine looking shaker table! Like the dovetails and the wood contrast. Great work on it.

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