Furniture maker Gregory Paolini provides a detailed overview of how to build this traditional piece. Learn an age-old furniture technique as your expert guide shares a vintage Stickley secret for constructing perfectly matched leg blanks that is as useful today as it was decades ago. As the project unfolds you’ll be treated to an insider’s view of how to properly mill components, handle tricky joinery, match grain, glue up, assemble, and finish this table.
Build your skills as you build this table! With seven chapters on essential construction elements, this workshop demonstrates a variety of skills and offers helpful insights on many topics, including:
- Laminated leg construction
- Aprons, stretchers, and side slats
- Mortise-and-tenon joinery
- Shelf and through-tenons
- Tabletop and breadboard ends
- Surface prep and breadboard glue-up
- Assembly and finish
Build a timeless and enduring piece of furniture and master style details you can apply again and again to future work.
The Class Materials for this workshop include a printable plan and a digital plan for use with SketchUp® software.