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02-14-2017 01:36 PM

Dining Table Question - 9 replies

I am thinking of building a dining table. The wife has picked a design using a 1 3/4” thick top. I have a large supply of dried 8’ x 1” and also 3/4” thick oak, cherry and walnut. Rather than buying more wood what about making a continuous, edge grain top? What would be some Pro’s/Con’s. I cannot find m...

02-13-2017 07:25 PM

Can someone answer this question? - 3 replies

I was watching a video of Norm building a Trestle Dining table. And am confused. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFCU7Buftac At 5:55 in the video he his putting on a breadboard end and elongating the end holes for wood movement. I understand and am familiar with this step. Later at 7:20 he is attaching cleats to the underside of the ta...

07-09-2015 07:19 PM

Mission Style Dining Table - 4 replies

I am beginning a build of a mission style dining table culled from a few designs of the experts here. I plan on using two different species of wood on the top, Black Walnut and White Oak. I have a building full of rough sawn lumber to choose from, my problem is with the white oak, it is all 4/4 after milling I might have 3/4 if I’m lucky...


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