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  • Shaker Blanket Chest

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Shaker Blanket Chest Having a top-notch dovetail jig really pays off. By Bruce Kieffer I've always wanted to build a dovetailed blanket chest, but never got around to it. I couldn't see making all those joints by hand, and I hadn't found a...
  • Shaker Stand

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, August 4, 2011
    Shaker Stand By Tim Johnson Though it looks modern, the original version of this three-legged stand was built almost two hundred years ago in a Shaker community. Simple, purposeful and elegant, this stand is an outstanding example of Shaker design. Like...
  • Shaker Table

    by American Woodworker Editors     Friday, March 23, 2012
    Shaker Table A perfect blend of classic lines and modern joinery. By Tom Caspar When I first saw a drawing of this table 20 years ago in a book by Thomas Moser, I knew I had to make it. It perfectly captures the essence of classic Shaker design. Taut...