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Glue up the panels for the upper and lower tabletop, flatten them with hand tools, and cut out perfect circles on the bandsaw.
Watch the complete construction process on video, download the plan, and ask the author questions in our first-ever interactive project workshop.
Learn how to clean up a round tabletop edge with a spokeshave, and apply a chamfer with the router table.
Learn how to cut this joint, also known as a bridle joint, in a few simple steps on the bandsaw.
Practice cutting this joint with hand and power tools, and learn new tips and techniques for cutting, sizing, and fitting a mortise and tenon.
Produce a perfect fit on the tablesaw when preparing the half-lap joinery for this table's stretcher and rail assemblies.
The assembly stage of any project will make you sweat unless you're prepared. Watch how the author assembles this table in multiple stages, and pick up great tips for any project assembly.
Use a mix of hand and power tools to cut the peg mortise and shape the beveled edge once it's installed.
Reinforce the half-lap joinery with glue blocks and take home tips for cutting and installing them precisely.
Prepare the surface with planes and a little sanding, and learn best practices for applying a wipe-on varnish.
Elongated holes allow the wide tabletop to shrink and expand without coming unglued.
This smart technique on the tablesaw is the easiest method for leveling uneven table legs.
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