Low Tea Table Highlights Joinery
Sliding dovetails and butterfly keys make strong connections
C. Michael Vogt built a low tea table with sliding dovetails and butterfly keys using both machines and hand tools. His design was influenced by George Nakashima. H tells how he built the base and tabletop, from selecting stock to routing the dovetails to finishing touches. A side article explains how to make and inlay butterfly keys.
From Fine Woodworking #102