Shaker Hall Table in Cherry

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Project by J. Crate Larkin posted 08-30-2013 03:36 PM 1490 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was a commission that I jumped at for the interest. Shaker styling with 1 3/4×1 3/4” legs, extra wide breadboard ends and two generously-sized drawers. Finish is hand-rubbed linseed oil and varnish.

-- J. Crate, Maryland

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#1 posted 08-30-2013 04:11 PM

This is a very nice looking table. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 08-30-2013 04:37 PM

Very nicely done—looks great.

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#3 posted 08-30-2013 07:14 PM

Very Much a Shaker table, simple and yet beautiful. Great work & craftsmanship. Timeless styling, can’t beat it, especially in cherry.

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#4 posted 08-30-2013 09:27 PM

You did a nice job on this piece. Its timeless.

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#5 posted 08-31-2013 12:24 AM

As good as it looks now, can’t wait to see it after 20 years of aging! great job!

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#6 posted 08-31-2013 04:35 AM

GO , Shaker !!! : )

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#7 posted 08-31-2013 01:54 PM

Shaker furniture is my favorite type to build…I’ve done several pieces in the simple design…..The Shakers had it right…..”form follows function”.....No frills and no gawdy looks to their furniture…..All of their furniture was built to be used according to their customs…not just sit there and look purdy…...Stellar job on the piece..

-- Here in the South, we say "down the road a piece"...and , "it's over yonder".....!!

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