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Free Plan: Porringer Style Tea Table

comments (4) October 18th, 2012 in blogs

sscott Stephen Scott, associate editor
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badgeWell Plan Fans, you might remember that last time we offered drawings and instructions for Mario Rodriguez' beautiful, Scandinavian-inspired coffee table. This time, we are taking you to the opposite end of the furniture-making spectrum, a quantum leap away from the coffee table toward a whole new genre of both function and grace.

It's a tea table.

Not just any tea table, mind you, but a stunning Queen Anne piece by Dan Faia with hand-shaped cabriole legs and a porringer top. If the modern look left you unmoved, you owe yourself a look at the old-world charm of Dan's work.

The free download includes an annotated, exploded drawing of the table, along with details of the legs and top, and of course, Dan's instructions for building the piece. That includes step-by-step tips for shaping the legs and for creating the unique porringer shape on the tabletop's edge.

And, of course, it's not just for tea. If you like your guests well enough, you might even let them rest their soda pop on it. Just make sure they use a coaster.

CLICK HERE for the free download





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Comments (4)

KathJ KathJ writes: Got a similar one, I can honestly say that is it is the most loved piece of furniture I've ever had.
Posted: 4:14 am on June 20th

Stewart_J Stewart_J writes: Great for placing it inside your home but don't think it would fit well on the terrace ...
Posted: 3:17 am on June 1st

danielsheppard danielsheppard writes: Using a coaster is highly recommended when you have a tea table of such beauty.
Posted: 3:41 am on December 28th

Woodworker3301 Woodworker3301 writes: This plan is Cool Beans!
Posted: 4:07 pm on October 13th

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