- Level Big Slabs in No Time Flat
This shopmade router jig, designed by NBC sitcom star Nick Offerman, levels thick slabs to create Nakashima-style tabletops and other unique pieces. The heart of ...
- How to Make Thick, Light Tabletops
How do you make a contemporary tabletop that's 3 to 4 in. thick that can still be lifted without the use of a crane? Simple ... use torsion-box construction. Not ...
- Q & A: Use Wide Boards Best-Side Up
- Better Way to Attach Tabletops
Andrew Hunter explains why he uses the sliding dovetail joint to secure tabletops to their bases. This construction method keeps a solid-board top flat and allows ...
- Creating an Attractive Tabletop, Part 3
Part Three of Bob Van Dyke's series on creating a tabletop covers flattening, dimensioning, and smoothing. Follow along as he handplanes the surface smooth, cuts ...
- Creating an Attractive Tabletop, Part 2
This second article in a three-part series on creating an attractive tabletop focuses on how to make joints that will stand the test of time, and how to keep the ...
- Creating an Attractive Tabletop
This first article in a three-part series on making a tabletop covers choosing the right boards, milling them, and arranging them in the proper sequence. These ...
- How They Did It: Tale of a Tea Table Top
A scalloped, molded table top crafted from a single piece of mahogany
- Tale of a Tea Table Top
The top of this tea table appears to have a mitered, scalloped frame but is actually a solid piece of carved mahogany. How does period furniture maker Allan Breed ...
- Video: Attach a Tabletop With Screws
Elongated holes allow the wide tabletop to shrink and expand without coming unglued
- Video: Make a Round Tabletop
Flatten a glued-up panel with a hand plane and cut circles on the bandsaw in part two of this video workshop
- Video: Tips for Working With Live-Edge Lumber
Furniture maker Mark Cwik talks about preparing a huge slab of bubinga for a tabletop at the 2006 Fine Furnishings Show
- Fresh Take on Tabletops
Doug Stowe has an innovative solution to the problem of wood movement on large, solid-wood tabletops. While using the traditional breadboard ends to keep the top ...
- Tip: Improved Tabletop Button Fits Slot Every Time
- Video: Perfect Panel Glue-Ups
Essential tips for gluing up panels from narrow boards