Tables

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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  • Video Workshop GuideVideo Workshop Guide

    by Fine Woodworking editors

    Watch our experts build a piece of furniture step by step on video and download a detailed project plan so you can build along.

  • Project Ideabook: Tables Large and SmallProject Ideabook: Tables Large and Small

    by Fine Woodworking editors

    Check this sampling of six projects by leading woodworkers: Read the step-by-step instructions and order complete project plans.

  • Tables from the Irion CommissionTables from the Irion Commission

    by Jonathan Binzen

    A slideshow gallery of more work from the extensive commission that reproduced 90 pieces of classic American furniture

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Short History of TablesA Short History of Tables

    by Graham Blackburn

  • Make a Table from a BoardMake a Table from a Board

    by Michael Pekovich

    There's more to making a beautiful piece of furniture than choosing a good design. As much effort needs to go into choosing the right wood, and using it successfully. ...

  • Stylish Coffee Table with Sleek LinesStylish Coffee Table with Sleek Lines

    by Jacques Breau

    This coffee table draws design inspiration from the Danish mid-century period. Its floating top, pencil-roll edge and angled legs add pizzazz. The use of floating ...

  • Scandinavian Kitchen TableScandinavian Kitchen Table

    by Mario Rodriguez

    This simple and unpretentious table is designed to be used, and the unusual construction makes it robust enough for the most avid home cook. Dispensing with typical ...

  • Shaker Side TableShaker Side Table

    by Christian Becksvoort

    The Shakers designed and built a variety of beautiful round stands, but this one is the ultimate. Its slightly concave tapering post, thin top, and light, half-crescent ...

  • Build a Louisiana Creole TableBuild a Louisiana Creole Table

    by Greg Arceneaux

    This table, a close reproduction of an original built around 1800, is a wonderful example of Louisiana Creole style. The legs are cabriole and the bottom edge of ...

  • Hall Table with FlairHall Table with Flair

    by Jennifer Anderson

    The legs on this table were designed with a pronounced taper to be wider at the top, echoing the shape of the calla lillies that grow wild on the California coast ...

  • A Trestle Table with Modern AppealA Trestle Table with Modern Appeal

    by Daniel Chaffin

    This trestle table combines a classic design with modern details in a way that will fit into almost any home. The base is held together with mortise-and-tenon joints ...

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