Tables & Chairs
Online extras for our special issue covering 12 classic table and chair furniture projects you can build
Tables and chairs of all kinds—hall tables, dining tables, coffee tables, side tables, benches, dining chairs, Adirondack chairs—are a central part of our homes and our lives. Fine Woodworking’s Tables and Chairs is designed to inspire you and help you build them. This special collection features 12 projects you can build, with advice from experts such as Christian Becksvoort, Kevin Rodel, Michael Pekovich, and more.
In addition to the furniture projects, you’ll get tips on finishing, dealing with wood movement, working with curves and angles, and a gallery of inspiring pieces. Be sure to consult our list of videos and step-by-step video workshops that make it even easier to build your next table or chair.
Purchase your copy of our Tables & Chairs special issue today.
ONLINE EXTRAS from TABLES & CHAIRS
|Turn a Shaker Table Leg
with Christian Becksvoort
Watch as Christian Becksvoort demonstrates a simple technique for turning an elegant leg for a side table.
Build an Asian-Inspired Hall Table
with Timothy Rousseau
Watch Rousseau build this table from start to finish in a members only video workshop series.
|Arts and Crafts Side Chair
with Kevin Rodel
Watch Rodel mill and assemble the back-splat elements for this chair in his Maine workshop.
|How to Weave with Danish Cord
with Mark Edmundson
Watch a video of Edmondson weaving the seat and get the finishing recipe for this bench.
|Adirondack Chair Assembly
with Tom Begnal
Watch the parts go together and learn a simple technique for cutting and shaping the arms.
Build a Hayrake Table
with Michael Pekovich
Watch Pekovich build this table from start to finish in this members-only video workshop.