A collection of tips and woodworking plans and projects featuring the Shaker style of furnishings.
This coat and hat rack in the Shaker style has a thin appearance. Ideal for a small hallway or entrance. Just enough room is available on the top shelf for gloves and keys. There is plenty room for hats and jackets on the nine shaker pegs. This woodworking design includes instructions, exploded view diagrams, and full-size drawings for the projects.
This set of three woodworking designs for Shaker-style tables includes a coffee table with a top that measures 20 by 42 inches, a sofa table with a top that measures 14 by 54 inches, and an end table (top measures 22x22 inches). This woodworking design includes full-size pictures, exploded view diagrams, and instructions to create the products depicted, with the exception of the tops.
This woodworking plan for a Shaker-style desk includes full-size pictures, exploded view diagrams, and directions for building the projects. The Desktop Organizer plan W2076 is a companion project for the desk.
An adaptation of oval carriers constructed by Shaker craftsmen of yesteryear, our design lends itself to a lifetime of around-the-home usefulness. And like the original Shaker carriers, our version ...
This queen-sized Shaker bed features knock-down hardware for ease in assembly and moving. The bed measures 87 inches long by 68 inches wide, and the headboard is 36 inches tall.
This cupboard consists of two basic assembliesâthe base cabinet and the upper case. And though we tell you how to build each separately, you may want to glue up the panels for both units at the same t...
Clean and simple, this cherry wall cabinet makes a nice addition to most any wall in need of dressing up. You can build it in two evenings and enjoy it for a lifetime.
Sure to become a family heirloom, this six-drawer cherry dresser combines classic Shaker style and practicality. Even the drawers are made with only simply tablesaw cuts. In addition to the woodworking...
Here is an elegant example of Shaker simplicity that you can build. To compliment the Shaker nightstand we also have plans for a Shaker Bed and Shaker Cheval Mirror (sold separately, see below).
When you think of Shaker furniture, the word stylish may not pop immediately into your head. But have a look at this little trestle table. The elegantly contoured feet and frame typify the stylistic touches that often accompany the fabled Shaker simplicity. And speaking of simplicity, we have streamlined construction by standardizing the stock thicknesses. We have also beefed up the stretcher width to improve the tables stability.
Another project that caught the attention of Norm while at the Hancock Shaker Village in Massachusetts was a Shaker washstand. Back in the day before indoor plumbing, people would get their morning and evening wash with such cabinetry. Many beautiful styles survived the era, and this is one of the more basic. But there is beauty is basic construction too. The angled top features through dovetail joinery and a raised panel door below. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
Graceful styling and simple construction combine to make this wall mirror a quick and satisfying project. It matches the dresser and vanity we also sell in our store.
Here is an accessory that dresses up your dresser and adds storage space at the same time. It goes together quickly with biscuit joinery and features a pair of easy-to-build drawers. The valet was designed to match the dresser, plan 31-MD-00603, but would look great in any setting.
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