Tables - Fine Woodworking Plans and Projects page 3


Although there are innumerable uses for tables, they all share one thing in common: a surface, typically flat and horizontal, that may be used for working on or eating from. Beyond this there are probably more kinds of tables than there are types of any
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  • Best Outdoor Furniture ProjectsBest Outdoor Furniture Projects

    by Fine Woodworking editors

    Perfect for the summer: A quartet of designs for classic outdoor furniture from the Fine Woodworking archives

  • Shaker Dining TableShaker Dining Table

    by Christian Becksvoort

    Based on a piece built at the Shaker community in Hancock, Mass., this table has been sized to meet the demands of today’s diners. Bed bolts used in construction ...

  • A Butterfly Expansion TableA Butterfly Expansion Table

    by Paul Schürch

    Self-storing leaf hides under top

  • Build a Round TableVideo: Build a Round Table

    with Gary Rogowski

    Watch the complete construction process on video and download the plan in our first-ever video workshop

  • Porringer-Top Tea TablePorringer-Top Tea Table

    by Dan Faia

    Tea tables, popular for afternoon tea during the mid-1800s, make great end tables or occasional tables today. With its rounded, soup-bowl-shaped corners, this piece ...

  • The Right Edge for Your TabletopThe Right Edge for Your Tabletop

    by Garrett Hack

    Garrett Hack spends a lot of time designing edges that add to the look of his tabletops. Not only must the edge of a table be tough enough to endure the bumps and ...

  • An Expandable TableAn Expandable Table

    by William Krase

    Explore one smart method for making a dining table expand in this downloadable excerpt from the book "Furniture"

  • Federal Demilune Card TableFederal Demilune Card Table

    by Steve Latta

    It takes both traditional and modern techniques to build Steve Latta's demilune card table, a design that dates to the early years of American independence. This ...

  • Arts and Crafts Side TableArts and Crafts Side Table

    by Kelly J. Dunton

    Inspired by the designs of Gustav Stickley, this small table is made from quartersawn white oak, fumed to an authentic Arts and Crafts finish. Pegged through-tenons ...

  • Plan Download: Arts and Crafts Side TablePlan Download: Arts and Crafts Side Table

    by Kelly J. Dunton

    Download the full-size plans to build this white oak, craftsman-era side table

  • An Exercise in DesignAn Exercise in Design

    by Mark Schofield

    Given the same basic inspiration, how would three decidedly different woodworkers come up with a design for an arched-leg table? Fine Woodworking senior editor ...

  • Exploring the Design ProcessVideo: Exploring the Design Process

    with Wayne Marcoux

    A furniture maker shares his process for taking a design from concept to finished piece

  • Durable Outdoor TableDurable Outdoor Table

    by David Bedrosian

    David Bedrosian made this outdoor table from ipé to match the deck outside his home and because he likes the Brazilian hardwood's rich color, dimensional stability, ...

  • Keeping Tabletops FlatKeeping Tabletops Flat

    by Christian Becksvoort

    Any well-made solid table will have a flat top when new. But how do you keep that top from warping with seasonal changes in humidity? Contributing editor Christian ...

  • Coffee Table in MahoganyCoffee Table in Mahogany

    by Mario Rodriguez

    This mahogany coffee table is modeled after the modern solid-wood Scandinavian furniture of the 1950s. The thin top appears to hover above two muscular arching ...

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