shaker day bed brown oak

only the second time in nearly 25 years of making that i have copied a piece, but when it’s this beautiful…… (nice rug, too)

shaker day bed brown oak

i did allow myself the use of some superb brown oak, sustainably harvested from Chelmsford’s parks, instead of the Shakers more usual pine

shaker day bed brown oak

photography by paul floyd blake

shaker day bed brown oak

the simplicity of the design is brought up to date with the use of bed hooks in the construction, meaning it can be dismantled for transport