What is Shaker Style Furniture?
During the time period of the American Revolutionary War Shaker Style Furniture was born. The style became known when a religious sect of the Quakers, called Shakers, arrived in America. Escaping the religious turmoil of their native England, the Shakers settled in upper New York State and New England. Therefore the Shakers formed closely-knit, self-sufficient communities.
To accommodate their large worship gathers, the Shakers built their won furniture. They often used locally grown woods, such as pine, maple and cherry. There were most known for crafting furniture that reflected their commitment to simplicity and practicality.
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Amish Shaker Style Furniture A clean, simple style with delicate curves give Amish Shaker Style Furniture a timeless appeal. Furthermore, it has come to define Amish furniture. Similar to the Mission style in its simple elegance, the Shaker style possesses a few design features that the Mission style does not. […]
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Shaker Style Chairs Carlisle Chair While not as popular as its relative Mission furniture. The beauty of Shaker furniture still speaks to new generations of furniture lovers. Perhaps it is the gently tapered legs, the slightly curved slats, or the graceful simplicity that infuses each piece with a lighter-than-air style. […]
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Characteristics Of Shaker Furniture What features a clean, timeless design, tapered angles, gentle curves, and a rich legacy? While a particular luxury car or piece of modern architecture may have come to mind, the previously mentioned qualities are the Characteristics Of Shaker Furniture. Unlike any other line of furniture, Shaker […]
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Genuine Shaker Furniture For those seeking a home furnishing that exudes elegance, simplicity and durability, look no farther than iconic Shaker style. Genuine Shaker Furniture possesses a timeless, ageless quality that has helped it become, along with Mission style furniture, one of the definitive Amish furniture styles. What makes Genuine […]
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Famous Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci said, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” This statement applies as much to paintings and sculpture as it does to furniture. And this leads us to a bedroom set from Weaver Furniture Sales that epitomizes simplicity and sophistication. It’s the Marshfield Shaker Bedroom Collection: Simply […]
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Indiana Shaker Style Amish Furniture Indiana Shaker Style Amish Furniture is typically not known for its eye-catching bold design. Yet its simple elegance has the power to gently infuse the home with beauty. In addition, a traditionally-crafted, solid wood Shaker furnishing, whether a single chair or end table, has the […]
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Shaker Artisans “Do your work as though you had a thousand years to live and as if you were to die tomorrow.” The Shakers expressed this mantra in everything they did, from the most mundane tasks to their fervent religious meetings, and especially in the craftsmanship of wood furniture. Shaker […]
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Amish Furniture Styles Whether handcrafted or factory-assembled, traditional or modern, simple or ornate, each furniture piece has a story. This is especially true for Amish Furniture Styles. The story is about who designed it and when, and what inspired them. For instance, Mission furniture makers are partaking in the legacy […]
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American Furniture Styles Of the classic American Furniture Styles, Shaker furniture boasts a unique history. The Shakers were a Christian religious group that emigrated to the United States. Therefore settling along the Eastern seaboard in close-knit, hardworking communities. Their ethics of simplicity, integrity and hard work translated into their furniture […]
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The Graceful Shelby Chair Shaker Style Amish Furniture Digging through mom and pop’s old photographs from the early days always is a right of passage for every son or daughter. Therefore who could suppress a laugh at the sight of their dad sporting uber-small shorts or their mother’s impossibly-high hairdo? […]