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There's A Table in There Somewhere! #6: Tabletop - Resawing Beams & Lessons Learned

06-07-2009 04:33 PM by CedarFreakCarl | 6 comments »

I bounced out of bed Saturday morning eager to make some more progress on the table. I went down to the shop and inspected what I had glued up the night before. Everything looked good so I went ahead and glued the end sections together with the long side aprons. I also installed the corner braces which I made from a piece of white oak I had laying around. I pinned the tenons with 3/8” oak dowels and sanded flush.Feeling pretty good about the progress, I started the milling process f...

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There's A Table in There Somewhere! #5: Cutting the Apron Tenons

06-06-2009 01:09 AM by CedarFreakCarl | 4 comments »

Once the mortises have been cut in the legs, it’s time to cut the tenons on the aprons. After cutting the apron stock to the correct length and measuring the depth of the mortise we’ll cut the shoulders of the tenon joint on the table saw. These aprons are 3/4” thick, therefore the tenon should be 1/4”. Using the Kreg miter gauge, I’ll carefully saw the shoulders. I should have used a zero clearance insert, but was too lazy to make another, so I just used the oe...

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There's A Table in There Somewhere! #4: Tapering the Legs

06-05-2009 01:53 AM by CedarFreakCarl | 4 comments »

For any of you that were following this, I’d like to apologize for the time gap between #3 & #4, but I had to get my garden planted and also do a little work for the community. I’ll blog the community work later. Anyhow, now that all the stock for the legs has been milled square, it’s time to taper the legs. The legs on this particular table are rather large, so I had to come up with an alternate method to the table saw. I had recently read an article in one of the ...

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