In the Shaker Style: Building Furniture Inspired by the Shaker Tradition

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Taunton Press, 2001 - House & Home - 153 pages
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The Shakers wanted their belongings to reflect the simplicity and perfection revered in their religion. This book walks readers through a variety of Shaker-inspired projects--ranging from beginning to advanced--and provides an overview of hallmark Shaker details, illustrated step-by-step instructions, and a gallery of photos of successful projects. 150 color photos. 70 illustrations.
 

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Contents

Style Design 5 The Shaker Revolver
14
Shaker Builtin Furniture
54
Building a Strong Light Carcase
60
Peter Turner 28 Build a Bookcase with Doors
66
Shaker Linen Press Build a Wall Shelf
74
Workbenches in the Shaker Tradition
85
Break Out of the Bathroom Vanity
93
Credits 150
127
Cherry Side Table
133
ShakerStyle Apothecary Chest
140
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Fine Woodworking was launched in 1975 in response to the lack of quality information on the craft. With a circulation of 287,000, it is now the premiere source of how-to information for woodworkers of all skill levels that are seriously interested in woodworking techniques, tools, projects, finishing and design inspiration.

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