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Shaker furniture is known for it’s clean, simple lines and quality construction. There’s been no shortage of Shaker woodworking projects in the pages of Popular Woodworking over the years, and We’ve gathered five of our favorite ones for woodworkers of all levels. To see the full project instructions, simply click on the slideshow image. Any of your favorite projects we missed? Let us know!

Hancock Shaker Village Daybed
Recreated from a photograph and measurements, this design feels both modern and timeless.

Shaker Boxes
A rim and box in contrasting species is an elegant eye-catcher.

Shaker-Inspired Sewing Counter
As much as this piece is a homage to Shaker design, it is also quietly a love letter to both hand tools and shared shops.

Shaker Wall Cupboard
A classic form from the New Lebanon Shaker community is easy to build in a few hours.

Shaker-Inspired Step Stool
Pocket screws serve as clamps for panel glue-up.


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