Tables

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I Can Do That: Factory Cart Coffee Table

This reproduction of an industrial workhorse will give you years of use in your living room. By Drew Depenning Pages: 24-25 From the October 2010 issue # 185 Buy this issue now At the turn-of-the-century, no factory existed without several industrial carts (also known as trucks) at its disposal. From hauling lumber to carrying crankshafts to serving...

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Magobei’s Dining Table: Part 1

A table built for a ‘rags to riches’ patron becomes the perfect project for an accomplished protégé. By Toshio Odate Page: 40 From the August 2010 issue #184 Buy this issue now All these years, my assistant, Laure Olender, has not only been working with me doing woodwork, she also takes photographs (including those in this article),...

Victorian Side Table — Free Plan

Subscribers should be receiving the December 2010 issue right now, with Senior Editor Glen D. Huey’s impressive Line & Berry Chest on the cover. My mother saw the picture in last week’s newsletter and immediately called to ask if I could build one for her. I responded, “We’ll see” – which is the same...

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Victorian Side Table

reader’s table. This Victorian side table is ideal for placement alongside a comfy chair – it has a V-shaped shelf underneath to hold a handful of your favorite books.

A Table for Every Occasion

The invention of the table is a great idea. The first person to realize that stuff could be put at their fingertips, rather than having to bend over to retrieve it, probably had a sore back and knew there had to be a better way. Also, sitting on the ground to eat was getting...

The lower stretchers tie into mortises cut in each of the four legs. I made the mortises 1/2" wide.

Wright Coffee Table

Arts & Crafts furniture builders offered a decent variety of pieces at the beginning of the 1900's, but coffee tables weren't on the list. But if Frank Lloyd Wright had given it a try, we think it might look like this.