Kitchen worktable is bookmark about Projects bookmarked by gerald with ID 14102224853 was uploaded on 01-04-2019 and has been viewed 213,886 times.
The table (and its little bench brother).The staked furniture process is great for quick, simple and beautiful forms, with strong joinery.When Josselyn and I moved out here to Covington, I refused to do two things.
For one, I wasn't going to bring some of the beater furniture that had been following us around since college.And two, I didn't want to buy any cheap furniture when we got here, with the plan of replacing it.
This led to the need to build durable, good-looking furniture with some speed, and a few meals on the couch.Christopher Schwarz's staked table and chair designs rise to the call for quick, durable furniture.
After building our coffee table a week or two back using staked legs, I decided that the worktable, from Chris's 'Anarchist Design Book,' was the right piece for our kitchen table.I knew I wanted to use white oak for its beauty and durability, and I also knew I wanted to emulate the finish on one of Chris's tables that sits in his Lost Art Press showcase, with a painted undercarriage and solid wood top.
The construction for the worktable is straightforward - four legs get mortised into two battens, which are in turn fit into...