Triangle Side Table
Full-scale layout is the secret to success when building this distinctive small table with a curved-sided triangular top.
Synopsis: Inspired by the Art Deco and Mid-Century Modern styles, this elegant and useful side table is both distinctive in its design and straightforward to make. The curved-sided, triangular shape is easy to lay out. The turned and tapered legs complement the shape of the top. Because the aprons are fully mortised into the legs without tenons, the joinery is simplified. Drawings will come in handy when building this table, helping to ensure that the mortises are located precisely and that the legs do not splay during assembly.
After 25 years of hopscotching from state to state working for a large company that makes paper for magazines like Fine Woodworking, I recently settled in Vermont and turned my woodworking hobby into a second career. To help launch my business, I decided to produce some pieces of furniture inspired by the Art Deco and Mid-Century Modern styles. This little table was…