Furniture Project The Clean Lines Of The Craftsman Style Have Always Appealed To Me So When I Wanted A Pedestal Dining Table That Wasn T Country Or Modern And Wouldn T Look Out Of Place With My Grandmother S Antiques I Settled On This Design
Furniture project the clean lines of the craftsman style have always appealed to me so when i wanted a pedestal dining table that wasn t country or modern and wouldn t look out of place with my grandmother s antiques i settled on this design is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by steve with ID 11406391863 was uploaded on 05-02-2019 and has been viewed 387,814 times.
Harvest Table Illustrations by Mike Del Rizzo The table is built in three steps: the top, the apron, and the base.In keeping with the Craftsman era, I used quarter-sawn white oak for the top and aprons, and plain-sawn white oak for the rest of the table.
Of course, you can use a different wood to suit your decor.Top and LeafThe top consists of two semi-circular halves and one leaf.• Select 5/4 stock for the top (A) and leaf (B).Cut the boards a couple of inches longer than the finished length, and mill them to the same thickness.
Arrange the boards to present a pleasing grain pattern.(If you do not have access to 5/4 stock you can use ¾" stock for the top).• Joint the edges of the boards, and then glue them together to form two top panels and a leaf.
I used biscuits, placed every 6" to 8", to facilitate assembling and levelling the boards.Alternately you could use dowels or splines to join the boards.• Use a doweling jig to drill holes in the two halves and the leaf.
The holes will be used to hold the table leaf alignment pins.You can either use metal alignment...