Modern Dining Table
Phillip Morley creates a table with subtle lines and details for any home.
Synopsis: Tapered, splayed legs that transition into curved aprons, a clear-finished mahogany top with a contemporary profile, and an ebonized base—these are the stylish elements that make up Philip Morley’s dining table. For all its sophistication, this table is not difficult to build. Construction includes mortise-and-tenon joinery and the use of templates to dial in the curved parts.
Designed to seat four, this table would fit nicely in a small dining room or kitchen. Because its design is uncomplicated, favoring clean lines and gentle curves over ornamentation, it will complement just about any style of decor. The mahogany top, with its curved sides and crisp edge profile, is clearly contemporary, and the ebonized base also has a modern appeal.
The splayed legs are attached to the aprons with mortise-and-tenon joints, but their defining feature is the way their tapered sides curve as they rise to meet the arc…