I need to build a Mission style table for my daughter’s new home similar to the attached photo. Since I’ve never built any Mission style pieces, and can’t locate an appropriate plan, I thought that some of y’all have probably been down this road before and could give me some guidance.
The top will be 18 inches by 54 inches and the table will be approx. 30 inches high. What’s the recommended overhang for the top? I was thinking about 2 1/2 inch square legs–is that too large? How is the lower shelf secured? How wide should the vertical slats on the ends be? And how much space between each slat? How many inches from the floor should the shelf be? How large should the apron be–4, 5, or 6 inches? What other questions should I be asking?
While I’ve built many tables, this Mission style is really different for me so I appreciate any guidance you can give me.