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Butterfly Dining Table #4: Base Details and Base Assembly

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Blog entry by Guy Dunlap posted 11-16-2015 12:16 AM 955 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 3: Curved Rail Joinery Part 4 of Butterfly Dining Table series Part 5: Split Top Sliding Assembly »

In this video, I show how I plan to use sliding dovetails for the mid span dividers, which also will house the sliding parts for the top, and then cut the sliding dovetails and make the dividers. Then I cut the slots in the end rails for the slides and glue up the end assemblies, which I might add was a grueling experience I hope I never put myself through again!

I cut out the joinery for the lower rail that will connect the two curved rails and tie the whole thing together. It’s starting to look like a really large table table now!

You Tube Link – https://youtu.be/EsIWTz512u4

As always, I welcome your questions and comments!

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-- Guy, Indianapolis, IN - https://www.youtube.com/user/GuysWoodshop - Instagram – https://instagram.com/guyswoodshop/



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Bigrock

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#1 posted 11-16-2015 01:55 AM

Nice Job Guy.

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Guy Dunlap

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#2 posted 11-16-2015 10:40 PM



Nice Job Guy.

- Bigrock

Thanks BigRock.

-- Guy, Indianapolis, IN - https://www.youtube.com/user/GuysWoodshop - Instagram – https://instagram.com/guyswoodshop/

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#3 posted 11-19-2015 01:53 PM

Fantastic Guy

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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