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Charles Limbert Arts and Craft Furniture Inspired The Limbert Shuffleboard

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Charles Limbert was born in Lyonsville, Pennsylvania in 1854 and died at his home outside Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1923. He opened his furniture factory in Grand Rapids in 1902. He was one of the most successful furniture leaders in the history of Grand Rapids and the Arts and Craft movement in America. The furniture that bears his name is often some of the most extraordinary work of the arts and craft furniture every made. To this day, it is highly sought after and thoughtfully collected. In his honor, we have named our latest Shuffleboard model ‘The Limbert”.

Charles Limbert collaborated with several major furniture builders and designers in Grand Rapids in the late 1800’s such as “Klingman and Limbert Chair Co” and his own furniture selling commission called “Charles P Limbert & Co”, he opened his own name brand company, the “Charles P Limbert Furniture Co” in Grand Rapids in 1902.

Limbert Trademark

Grand Rapids has a rich history of early Dutch Arts and Craft furniture. Charles Limbert always used the term arts and crafts to describe his furniture and never used the word mission. He visited Europe several times and studied examples of Dutch peasant furniture. He was always acknowledging the influence of the German and Austrian Secessionists on his work.  We did not set out to copy the style of a company that made this style of shuffleboard, a furniture company in Tennessee like many game table and pool table manufactures also makes Shuffleboards under the name of Kush Shuffleboards. If you would like to review or learn more about how McClure Shuffleboard Tables compare to Kush Shuffleboards read this blog post here.

A client of McClure Tables sent them a Pinterest page picture of the style of shuffleboard they liked. They recognized it as the Kush model the Craftsmen see the model comparison here, but the customer wanted the best playboard and warranty in the business. So they asked McClure if they could make a style like this. The team of craftsmen responded absolutely as they always do if they can have some creative liberty on the design. A few things we did not like, first they could tell that the beam arch made on a CNC computer-generated machine was not even a perfect arch. The metal corners on the corner of the table were out of place when a high-end joinery technique like a dovetail joint would be more fitting for the arts and craft style. We understand the metal industrial look is fashionable right now, but the metalwork looks like the welds look like an 8th-grade shop student performed them not a high-end metal artesian experienced welder.

At McClure Tables we do not just build shuffleboard tables we craft them one at a time in our Grand Rapids woodshop. We do not even use auto cad drawings these creations are done with master woodworkers who use their imagination and creativity to make the finest shuffleboard tables available in the world. We ship McClure Tables worldwide and have tables in Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Netherlands, Russian, Israel, England, New Zealand and if we have not mentioned your country yet then what is stopping you? Order a custom handcrafted shuffleboard table at McCluretables.com  made in America handcrafted in Michigan. This is what we crafted our latest Shuffleboard model “The Limbert” See the photo gallery below

 

 

If you would like to see how the table came into shape and the craftsmanship that went into the design, see our video here.

We put in our creative style and designs, and this is what we came up with The Limbert Shuffleboard Table.

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Add A Custom Logo to Your McClure Shuffleboard Table!

All McClure Shuffleboard tables come with our McClure logo on each end of the board, we do however love to customize. Everything from the color of the cabinet to a custom logo on your play surface. In the past our only option was using the two part bar top epoxy (polymer finish) we now prefer a traditional butcher block play surface. After years of research we now offer a custom logo on our traditional finish play-boards. This is an update to our custom boards all the images shown in this post are with the new traditional finish.

Here are a few examples of custom logos we’ve done and the stories behind them. To view more custom logo work, check out our custom logos page.

Example 1: Hemingway’s Up North Pub

When this customer first came to us his logo was just in black and white.

While he loved the logo, he was hoping to add a little bit more color. We assisted in choosing a color that would match his color scheme and with the help of our friends at Eagles Eye Graphics we were able to do just that. After viewing a couple of different colors options, we decided on our favorite. The decal was then created and was ready to be applied to the table. Since this table was in our neck of the woods our production manager, Angus personally delivered the table. Hemingway’s Up North Pub was able to have their personalized shuffleboard table in time for opening!

 

During a game of shuffleboard, you play on both ends so we faced each logo towards either end, making them visible to both players. In some cases, customer’s like just one logo on the center of the table, in that case we would face the logo in the direction that you would approach the table.

 

Example 2: A Custom Family Logo

Here at McClure Tables we not only love to customize but also accommodate our customer’s needs. Our customer ordered this beautiful handcrafted Prestige Shuffleboard table for their downstairs family room. Unfortunately, they did not plan as to how to get it into the room. Our playboards come in one piece unless specified to come in two pieces. In this case the 14ft playboard could not be maneuvered to fit down the stairs. After speaking with the customer, we arranged for the playboard to be shipped back to our warehouse and for us to make a new playboard in 2 pieces. When the customer originally placed the order online a logo was not requested but after having to return the playboard we were able to customize the board a little further. A custom family logo was added to the 2-piece playboard surface.

We try and thoroughly explain to our customers what delivering a shuffleboard table entails but, we do realize that mistakes happen. Our customers come first here at McClure Tables, whether its your mistake or ours we will get the situation figured out.

Example 3: Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific (a worldwide developer, manufacturer, and marketer of medical devices) had their logo placed on a 12-foot patriot table.


See some previous examples of custom logo shuffleboard tables we used to do these boards with the polymer poured epoxy style tops.

Have an idea in mind? Contact us and our talented team can make it happen! Let us know your ideas on a custom logo for your very own personalized Shuffleboard Table.

 

We will keep this post updated with images of customer’s orders that include a custom logo on shuffleboard tables.

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McClure Custom Logo Tables

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Every so often a client asks us to make a ‘Logo’ table for them.  This simply means we replace our McClure Tables logo with one of the clients choosing. Usually, it’s a company logo but sometimes we’ll do a sports team or even a personalized logo, like a family crest.

To help illustrate the variety of what can be delivered, we made this page. On it, you’ll find many of the custom logos we’ve done and a few stories to go along with some.

Enjoy!

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Facebook & Honey

We had the excellent opportunity to build a custom table featuring the Facebook and Honey logos. This table will be going in an office game room and will surely receive a few ‘likes’ from the staff![/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_single_image image=”34269″][vc_column_text]You can bank on your employees stress levels going down if you add a custom shuffleboard table to your break room. Great break from the daily grind who knows during a relaxing game of shuffleboard might just be the next breakthrough idea. This table will be a great addition to Sterling State Bank[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”32506″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”link_image”][vc_column_text]

Shake Shack Shuffle: McClure Shuffleboards Now In 6 Shake Shack Locations

Shake Shack is a New York City-based fast casual restaurant chain known for their delicious New York-style hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, and delectable frozen custard. While Shake Shack made a name for itself through its mouthwatering food, the restaurant chain is also enticing customers with custom-branded shuffleboards from McClure Tables.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”33393″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”link_image”][vc_column_text]

Slalom wins again and so do their employees

Over the past decade, Slalom has steadily accumulated awards in employee satisfaction, even as the company expanded to over twenty offices situated from coast to coast and abroad as well. They have been honored with  Glassdoors’ Best Places to Work award for seven consecutive years (2009 to 2016). They have made Consulting Magazines Best Firms to Work For list in 2014 and 2015. They won the Puget Sound Business Journal #1 Best Place to Work 2014 award as well.

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Life in Fishbowl? Not so bad . . .

Fishbowl Inventory, a private company based out of Orem, Utah that deals in inventory control solutions, is the latest office to add shuffleboard tables to their workday mix. “We’ve been having ongoing shuffleboard tournaments,” says Grant Kimball, VP of Partner Relations. “Everyone’s just getting really on board with it.” Read on for some of Grant’s insights into shuffleboard tables at the office and how their particular company has adjusted to the newfound presence of a shuffleboard table.

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Michigan State University

It happens every year. March Madness brings out the fans and brings in the orders for logo tables. These two will be shipping soon.
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Sports Themed Man-Cave

While this game room design idea doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with furnishings or floor plan, it is the perfect way to immortalize your favorite team, logo or even your family’s name. McClure Tables makes customized shuffleboards with any graphics that you can dream up. If you’re trying to create a themed room, a custom shuffleboard table can really be the ultimate piece that ties everything together.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”32522″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”link_image”][vc_column_text]

Here’s one we made for Layer 3 Communications . . .

…out of Norcross, GA.  Board complete and ready for the cabinet. While they were fixing someone’s network we worked on their table.

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Talkin’ bout Team Love

This one of a kind shuffleboard is customized with the Baltimore Orioles logo!  Not what we’re talking about when we say ‘logo tables’, strictly speaking, but it is a table with a logo . . . and quite beautiful.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”32518″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”link_image”][vc_column_text]

Trading Bay Logo Table

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University of Pittsburgh

The importance of a good education cannot be ignored but all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. It’s probably not doing Jill any good

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Bikini’s Sports Bar & Grill . . .

. . . . is adding yet another location in the DFW area by opening up their first restaurant in Arlington. They also plan on starting on another location in Dallas shortly. McClure Tables is proud to feature our handcrafted shuffleboard tables in these fine establishments. If you are in or near DFW stop in and check out the great tasting food at Bikinis; and don’t forget to play a game or two on their McClure shuffleboard table.

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Figure Eight

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The Lake Rod and Gun Club

Any design in no time. All we need is your camera ready art to get started.

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LeGrand Headwaters Hunting Lodge

Complete 3, 4 and 5-day hunting packages. And when night falls, an excellent shuffleboard table.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”32527″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”link_image”][vc_column_text]

It’s good to be the king, but ya still gotta pay for the table

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Here Are Even More Logos!

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 Audit, tax and shuffleboards

RSM is going to be taking team building and stress relieving to the next level.

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Personalize Your Shuffleboard Table with a Custom Logo

Each McClure shuffleboard table is custom made one at a time. You can choose the size, wood, and finish color for the cabinet. You can even add a personal touch, like a custom logo or graphics, to the playing surface of your shuffleboard. Below are some examples of shuffleboard tables we have made with custom graphics and logos. In order to have custom graphics added to your shuffleboard you need to can send us the full color artwork you’d like added. Then we can have a vinyl decal produced, or you can send us the decals, and we can attach to your playing surface. You can have a logo on each end of the table or you normally we put one logo in the center with our McClure Logo on each end.

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One other way to personalize your shuffleboard table is if you order an electronic score unit we can add your name or company to the score unit printed face. All of these custom options are $250 more for the printing and custom graphic designs.

Customized Shuffleboard Score Unit
We can customize the plexiglass face of the Shuffleboard score unit for you also

All McClure shuffleboards are handcrafted and you have many options to personalize and customize your new shuffleboard table.