Home Project What Follows Is A Chronicle Of My Table Building Odyssey Including Frustrations Mistakes And Finally Success
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Diary of a Novice: Coffee Table Photos by Cynthia White; Illustration by James Provost First I had to figure out what kind of table I wanted.I knew we needed a coffee table at home, so that part was decided right away.
Then I went around my house and looked at tables.With the exception of one round pedestal table, all of our tables were similar in that they included a top, an apron (which doubled as the support structure) and legs.
A couple had drawers, but others didn't.So now I had a plan.Table-top, apron or supports, and legs.I decided to forego the drawers because I had never done them before, and I didn't need any more complications.
I sat down in front of several tables to get an idea the height, length and width I wanted it to be.For style, I wanted something simple, casual, maybe a little rustic, but definitely unique to me.I figured I'd worry about the supporting structure later and I concentrated on the top.
First, the topThe table-tops we had at home were all boards of the same wood that had been laminated together to look like one solid piece.I ruled that...