- Best Outdoor Furniture Projects
Perfect for the summer: A quartet of designs for classic outdoor furniture from the Fine Woodworking archives
- Shaker Dining Table
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 Table
Self-storing leaf hides under top
- Video: Build a Round Table
Watch the complete construction process on video and download the plan in our first-ever video workshop
- Porringer-Top Tea Table
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 Tabletop
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 Table
Explore one smart method for making a dining table expand in this downloadable excerpt from the book "Furniture"
- Federal Demilune Card Table
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 Table
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 Table
Download the full-size plans to build this white oak, craftsman-era side table
- An Exercise in Design
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 ...
- Video: Exploring the Design Process
A furniture maker shares his process for taking a design from concept to finished piece
- Durable Outdoor Table
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 Flat
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 Mahogany
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 ...