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Richard Douglas

Richard Douglas

Kentucky Crafted Artist
  • Wood; Furniture


    "Don't make something unless it is both necessary and useful, but if it is both necessary and useful, don't hesitate to make it beautiful." I follow this Shaker philosophy. The pieces that I make are both simple and beautiful to look at, and they are made to be used and to last. My intention with each piece I make, whether it be Shaker boxes, reproduction lanterns or furniture, is that it never needs to be replaced.

    I have been building furniture since 1986, and mostly Shaker since 1997. I use a lot of hand tools and cut all of my dovetails by hand, a look that you cannot duplicate. My hand-rubbed natural oil finishes bring out the natural beauty of the cherry, walnut and maple woods that I use in my work.

    All of my pieces are meant to be enjoyed and endure the test of time.

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    • Business Name :

      Lehigh Valley Woodworking

    • Contact Information :

      430 W. Owl Creek Road
      Campbellsville, KY 42718

    • 270-849-5201