Category Archives: 2-Tables

Table Trestles-Part 9-Complete

Finally!  After days of applying finish and buffing, these two staked dining tables are finally complete!  This project started as a simple idea from the “The Anarchist’s Design Book” for two easily moved “knock-down” tables.  That simple idea became a … Continue reading

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Table Trestles-Part 8

Just a quick update on my progress over the past week.  With any luck, the next post will be the last in this series and these two tables will move into the complete column.  So, over the past week…

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Table Trestles-Part 7

As per my usual, every day after work this week I tried to get in half an hour to an hour of work on the tables.  After a nine or ten-hour day at work you would think I would just … Continue reading

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Table Trestles-Part 6

It has been a long hard week in the shop.  I have the aches and pains to remind me of it. Almost every evening after work I worked on getting the table tops together.  I continued my method of flattening … Continue reading

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Table Trestles-Part 5

Progress is being made in drips and drabs. In my last post I reviewed my day of wood butchery.  I’m happy to report that my repairs were successful and the split tops are once again solid.  The second round of … Continue reading

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Table Trestles-Part 4

My day in the shop, henceforth known as the great wood massacre of February 2017, did not go smoothly.  All of my problems were of my own making however.  I was working with an unfamiliar material (poplar) as well as … Continue reading

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Table Trestles-Part 3

With the top slabs thicknessed, cut to size and squared it was time for the layout.  This was a simple task of transferring the layout from my design drawing to the slabs. There are several ways that I can translate … Continue reading

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