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Create this stylish, compact duo to accompany a sofa, easy chair, or bed. You can build the set in a weekend thanks to the simple construction. You will appreciate the basic joinery: just biscuits and screws required. As an alternative to hardwood plywood top panels, you can step up your creativity by making veneered panels to showcase an eye-catching burl, geometric pattern, or other figure, (we show you how).
Our hinged-top coffee table can hold all kinds of handy items inside. Simply lift the top for access to the 5-1/4 inch deep divided cavity that can store coasters, DVDs, magazines, or remote controls!
After a visit to the Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts, Norm comes back with a plan to build a colonial style table with x-braced legs. Whatever the decor in your home, this table is sure to fit right in. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
This tile-top table is practical with small children and you can customize it with your choice of tiles. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
If you need extra table space for entertaining, this handy folding table has a slim (15-1/2 inches wide x 42 inches long) top so it fits almost anywhere, even in the hallway. It is perfect serving height (29 inches high) so guests can load their plate while standing. When guests leave, fold it for compact (2-3/8 inches thick) storage.
Some furniture styles and pieces seem to work in almost any setting, traditional or contemporary. We think this classic walnut table and mirror duo certainly qualifies for that claim. Simple lines and understated details make it easy to build, and even easier to mix with other furniture pieces. Place the set in an entry hall, and the drawer provides a home for keys, gloves, and other items you want to keep handy at the door. The table measures 36 inches wide by 14 inches deep and approximately 32 inches high. The mirror measures approximately 23 inches wide and 36 inches high.
With this table project, Norm found inspiration in an antique shop on the island of Nantucket that features old Irish country style furniture. The table features tapered legs and a 36 inch round top. Norm built his using recycled pine and his methods of construction include mortise and tenon joinery. The plan also shows how to build your own tapering jig for the table saw. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
A top rising above the base caps a light and airy look. Okay the top does not really float. But it appears suspended above the legs and rails thanks to a couple of supports with elevated centers that extend between two rails. The contrast between the two woods emphasizes the space between the tabletop and the base.
Need a great way to dress up your front entry or an underutilized area of your home? If so, we think you are going to like this hall table and the complementary mirror project. Purchased laser-cut fil...
A person could sit at the table located under or adjacent to a window and peer outside, hence the similar name. Norm found an original to this table while on the east coast in the USA. He made his almost exactly the same. We think the bones of the table are quite good so that even making the table and not painting it, the table would be a beautiful table. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
Only six pieces make up this table, including three curved, steam-bent legs. Two discs supported by three curved legs equals a stunning pedestal for a flower-filled vase. Here is the perfect project for learning the basics of steam-bending. Once you curve the legs, you are just three parts and a few wood screws from completing this plant stand. If you do not care to get you feet wet in steam-bending, you can laminate the legs instead.
Norm is on the move again, this time he is in the Tuscany region of Italy where he finds a handcrafted table rescued from a very old monastery. With what looks like centuries of use, Norm is inspired to make his own replica. Back at the workshop Norm fires up his lathe, bandsaw and other tools and cuts into some fresh Southern Yellow Pine. Construction methods featured: mortise and tenon joints, biscuit and spline joinery too. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
Beneath its Shaker-style looks, this table is a builder-friendly project. Those making the project to match the entertainment center will note that the end table borrows its case construction from the...
You would think that a drop leaf corner table would not be that difficult to build. This one will challenge you, especially the turning of the leg with the offset foot pad. Plenty of details as you would come to expect from such plans. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
This table has a dual personality. Parked beside your sofa, its concealed casters let it masquerade as an end table with a magazine rack. Wheel it around front, cantilever it over the cushions, and it becomes a center for snacks with a drawer for coasters and the TV remote. For those of you who are interested in building this project, but do not want to turn the legs, you can buy a pre-turned pair. If you feel up to the challenge, the turning instructions are included.
For a durable outdoor table, we designed this 48 x 48 inch square table. It features mortise and tenon joinery and a top with splined miter joints. Once completed, this project will give you years of enjoyable service.
It is not often that you can make a great-looking piece of furniture, such as this table, in just one weekend (plus maybe a couple weekday evening hours to apply the finish). And if you have been savi...
This beautiful marble-top table makes a great side table made from cherry wood and real marble. Pattern includes traceable pieces. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
This table hides its unique minimalist construction. That is because the drawers do not disappear inside an enclosed carcase leaving only their fronts visible. Instead, the drawers fill in where side and back panels should be. Removing the drawers reveals a skeletal carcase of four legs joined by rails, and a top panel. You will also learn the steps in cutting lock-rabbet drawer joints on the tablesaw.
Console tables are typically meant to go against a wall, like a hallway or entranceway. Norm Abram found inspiration to reproduce this Danish half round table that was built in the 1800s. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
A table such as this is great for family gatherings and games with the kids. Norm designed his centerpiece to turn with minimal hardware. Another design he discovered while in the low country. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
Norm is roaming the antique shops again and this time he finds a small round table made from teak lumber. Teak has the ability to withstand the weather so the table can be used indoors or outside too. The trick to these types of tables is joining the legs to the turned leg. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
A simple three legged table: the perfect period furniture primer. Antique candlestick tables are coveted as collectibles, but back in their day they were as commonplace as a modern lamp. These small, three-legged tables provided a convenient spot to put a light in order to brighten a room. But instead of disappearing with the candle, the design of the table has proven to be timeless.
Got a narrow hallway or a crowded kitchen that is cramping your style? This simply styled piece will solved your problem. And it is such a breeze to build, you will probably have half the weekend left...
We are not sure why its called a Turkey Table but the distinctive design of the clover leaf top and tri-leg construction makes it a worthwhile piece to build. Norm found his inspiration from a private collection of furniture in the southern Unites States. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
With this handsome oak folding table, you can plan a party anywhere you like. It folds flat for easy transport. And once assembled, it is strong enough to hold table settings for fourâor a card game, ...
Drawers are sized to hold DVDs and CDs so now its time to store your movies and music in style. Shown here, the golden Douglas Fir frames and sets off the maple drawer fronts and sides. Douglas Fir may not have been your choice for furniture but when you rotate the straight grain edges, it makes for a beautiful choice.
This 10 foot long harvest-style table is the perfect gathering place for family, friends and good times. All the necessary details are provided to build what will become an heirloom piece of furniture for your family. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
Ever wonder how on earth you can make three perfectly matched legs that curve and taper? Well, it is easier than it looks. You just need a simple form, a basic router fixture, and plenty of glue. Learn how to work with forms while shaping the legs of this clean table design.
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