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Free Plan: Arts & Crafts Coffee Table

comments (6) August 6th, 2010 in blogs

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CLICK HERE to download the free PDF article and woodworking plan for Rodels coffee table.
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CLICK HERE to download the free PDF article and woodworking plan for Rodel's coffee table.


In "Coffee Table Puts Joinery on Display," Kevin Rodel manages to do more in one article than is typical.  He'll show you how to create strong attractive joinery that showcases your craftsmanship, expand your design gallery, and build unified pieces that convey a theme.  Rodel shares design elements and technique for building a coffee table that showcase four decorative joints: through tenons, gridwork, half-lap joints, and breadboard ends with ebony accents, and he also uses arched stretchers to tie it all together. 

Arts and Crafts style is noteworthy for taking joinery—the product of the craftsman’s hand—and elevating it to the level of artistic decoration.  Kevin Rodel goes one step further and takes a familiar style and consistenly incorporates its details into his own work, making the combination his unique style within the style.

                          

Coffee table is a starting point. Rodel gives step-by-step instructions on how to incorporate the design elementsof the coffee table into a series of tables of almost any size- a dining table, hall table, or end table.

 

CLICK HERE to download the free PDF article and woodworking plan for Rodel's coffee table.

 

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Comments (6)

Dkeene Dkeene writes: That's great little coffee table, this is my next project. Simple and practical design. I also found some cool plans at http://www.beginnerwoodworkingplans.org
Posted: 2:50 pm on January 31st

tomturkey tomturkey writes: Great plan looks like my next project.
Posted: 11:06 pm on December 8th

TheDude20165 TheDude20165 writes: Great style!
Posted: 2:13 pm on November 5th

distrbd distrbd writes: simple,effective and practical ,that's how I like it.
Posted: 4:09 pm on August 10th

blueman61 blueman61 writes: Built two these tables using the magazine article from a few years back. It looks really nice. Glad I did it. I still like A&C, sorry 4545 is so tierd of it
Posted: 9:01 am on August 10th

4545 4545 writes: I'm so tired of arts & crafts.
Posted: 7:40 am on August 10th

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