First I glued up 2 of the 4 foot boards to make the top of this coffee table. I had never glued anything up like this before so I clamped the best I could, but it turns out I need more clamps. The top looks ok, but near the middle you can see a bit of a seam, where I did not have another wide enough clamp to pull the joint tight…
How to make a little willow table. Process can be extended to create all kinds of furniture. I make part of my living from doing this (though not this particular item anymore, so feel free to copy it).
The failure of modern design is elitist pricing…A case in point: I noticed this end table, pretentiously dubbed Moebius…As a demonstration of this absurdity, I set out to reproduce the concept of the table, using hardware-store parts, at a fraction of the cost, without losing any of the functional or aesthetic appeal of the original.
This is a low table for sitting on the floor in the Japanese fashion. It is made from six parts, all cut from the same piece of 4×4 finish-grade plywood in a manner intended to minimize wastage. The principle is simple: You cut a circle out of a square and make legs from the corners.
Perhaps your first question is why try to make a pallet into anything? It is a perfectly good pallet after all! Well I suppose there are several reasons. As a beginning woodworker I wanted to hone my skills on a disposable project, so why not a pallet table!. The pallets seemed like a inexpensive way to practice the craft. I also appreciate the recycling aspect of the project.
This table project was a fundamental design change from the first table. I opted for a solid piece of furniture for this table. I also choose not to hand plane the boards for this project, because I was gluing up panels I wanted more consistency. Instead of a hand plane I used a OPT. An OPT is Other Persons Tool. My friend Dave has a planer and a jointer, so I went to his house and we were able to plane 8 pallets in no time. So I am starting off with a stack of planed lumber and an idea. The first step was gluing up panels.
Here is an easy weekend project that is as practical as they come. This simple nesting table project that will take you less time to build than you might imagine at first glance.
If you like the country or rustic look, this wooden coffee table will fit well with your other country decor. This durable table is unique due to its design features. It provides style as well as functionality with its parquet top and door fronts, turned posts on the corners, and center storage cabinet. Due to its solid materials and rugged construction, this wood coffee table will stand the test of time, and can be enjoyed for generations to come.
The Concord Table, also known as the candle stand table, is a traditional American Favorite. Our version lends itself to being a gift project because, by using a lathe duplicator, you can easily produce multiple spindles.
Our traditional drop left table is a versatile, compact piece of furniture, offering a multitude of uses in your home decorating plans. For example, placed in your entry hall under a mirror, it can be a warm welcome for your guests, or you can open both leaves and place it beside your couch to showcase a special lamp. You can even open one leaf and use the table as a bedside accent to support your reading lamp and telephone. Thanks to its versatility, the Drop Leaf table has as many possibilities as your imagination can conjure.