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On Sunday, April 28, 2002, at 01:12 , Scott Chase wrote:
> Has it been carried on by non-Shakers? Is the style very popular or
> just a modest addition to whatever other styles exist out there in
> furniture land? Are the Shaker originals sought after relics by
Yes and yes and yes.
Do a simple google search on 'shaker furniture' and see what happens.
Long line of manufacturers, styles, workshops, etc.
And, one can have sex after sitting in a Shaker chair.
The common motif is simplicity, careful use of materials, solid
craftmanship, and utility. It is also a, IMHO, beautiful furniture.
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