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Bull nose

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Double Chamfer in.

Legs and Turnings

Shaker table legs were, for the most part, quite simple. The double-tapered square leg was by far the most common form. The tapers were cut only on the two inside faces to give the leg a wider, sturdier stance and appearance. Another favonte leg was the straight turned taper, most often seen on drop-leaf tables. These legs are olten splayed a few degrees, because turned tapered legs attached at 90° to the top appear pigeon-toed Swell tapers were

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