Plywood Play Table

Back in the Paleozoic era, when I was a kid, one of my favorite pastimes was playing with a Brio wooden train set. I spread the tracks all over the living room floor, much to the consternation of [...]

Three-legged Occasional Table

Steam-bending or bent laminations can be used to make this eye-catching design. The design of this table is part of a series that I revisit from time to time. The original concept for the series [...]

I Can Do That: Contemporary Coffee Table

This small coffee table is a great introduction to building furniture. It doesn’t require much material and it’s an opportunity to develop your skills. This project is sturdy, attractive and easy [...]

Magobei’s Dining Table: Part 2

Many countries have their own woodworking traditions, which are often a combination of mythology and ideology. The Japanese  are no exception, and those traditions are part of the foundation of [...]

Magobei’s Dining Table: Part 1

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), edits my articles and assists me at [...]

Summer Table

Remember Lincoln Logs? When I was a kid, my friends and I spent hours building cabins and forts with them. Lincoln Logs locked together, one on top of another, just like the real deal. They were [...]

Coffee with the Brethren

Coffee tables didn’t exist as a furniture form until the 1920s  (when they were known as cocktail tables). So while there is no true Shaker coffee table, I needed a table to put in front of my [...]

Victorian Side Table

Pattern routing makes quick and easy work of these urn-shaped sides. By Megan Fitzpatrick Pages: 30-31 From the December 2010 issue # 187

Finger-Joint Table

Extra-large finger joints add a distinctive touch to any project. Every woodworker is going to ask, “How did you do that?” Most finger joints are pretty small in scale and easy to cut [...]

Historic North Carolina Candle Stand

Historic North Carolina Candle Stand A tapered (not turned) post sets this stand apart from contemporaries. By Will Myers PROJECT #1912 • Skill Level:Intermediate • Time: 2 Days • Cost: $250 I [...]

LEGO Table

LEGO Inlay Table Add artful accents to a play table. By Caleb Harris Last Christmas my wife and I introduced our young boys to LEGO. This was a good reminder that there is something really [...]

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