Made in the South

Cellarets: The Original Home Bar

Go inside the shop at Leake Furniture Makers in South Carolina
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Jay Leake (left) and John Leake standing behind two finished cellarets in the showroom.

photo: Brie Williams

A handy mixing board.

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At work in the shop.

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Jay Leake with a cellaret in progress.

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Shop dog Bella looks on.

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John Leake, the sixty-year-old proprietor of Leake Furniture Makers.

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Shaping an ornamental inlay.

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The essentials inside the cellaret.

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John Leake fashions a Palmetto State inlay.

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