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Coffee Tables #8211; The #8220;Sling#8221; Coffee Table

Coffee Tables #8211; The #8220;Sling#8221; Coffee Table

The #8220;Sling Casuals#8221; are the classic Don S. Shoemaker furniture pieces from the 1960#8217;s to be found at auctions and galleries. Don selected the finest tropical woods for this exquisite furniture line: zebrawood, cocobolo, rosewood and granadilla. There are vintage pieces that can be found in excellent conditions.

The perfect match was to own a pair of #8220;Sling#8221; swinger chairs or a set of two #8220;Sling#8221; sloucher chairs accompanied with the #8220;Sling#8221; coffee table. These superbly crafted coffee tables could be ordered (see the SEÑAL, S.A. catalog page above) with black leather or wooden top.

I have included a picture of my #8220;Sling#8221; coffee table with the wooden top combined with a pair of #8220;Sling#8221; swinger chairs and two #8220;Sling#8221; footstools.

My next picture shows a vintage #8220;Sling#8221; coffee table now with the black leather top from my personal collection. Both versions are Shoemaker classics and look outstanding when matched with his #8220;Sling#8221; chair designs.

Also interesting to notice is that the leather or wooden top is removable at the vintage #8220;Sling#8221; coffee tables. (Click on the picture to learn about the details). The second generation had the tops fixed to the main structure of the table. New copies have screwed fixed tops. (I will write a separate post about these as well).

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