Carving Table Plans

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Project by MyChipCarving posted 04-09-2015 07:32 PM 3155 views 17 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m posting this on behalf of my friend, Bill F., who designed and built this Folding Carving Table.

If you would like to build one for yourself, plans are available here –

This Folding Carving Table is perfect for all the carving you do at home and on the road. With an adjustable upright column the table height ranges from 19” to 23” high. The table top adjusts to an angle that is comfortable for you. A removable insert includes a lazy susan so you can easily rotate your work when making various cuts. Make more than one insert for assorted uses like woodburning, relief carving, painting and scroll saw work. Attach a work light and surge strip on the back to complete your table. When folded this Carving Table measures only 9” x 16” x 26” for easy transportation and storage.

24 page plan set
Materials list
Details drawings for each part
Select photos showing part of the construction process

Copyright 2015 Bill Frerking, produced and distributed by My Chip Carving

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#1 posted 04-09-2015 08:05 PM

This looks like a very practical tool!

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#2 posted 04-09-2015 10:56 PM

I think I am going to have to borrow this design.

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#3 posted 04-09-2015 11:32 PM

I have not done any carving but want to.

So my question is; would a lazy Susan work good with this?

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#4 posted 04-10-2015 12:31 AM

Hello Arlin, So my question is; would a lazy Susan work good with this? Yes! If you look at the main picture above, the insert on the top of the table has a lazy susan underneath the square piece shown on top! When your carving is placed on this square you can easily spin it around to make a cut from the other side. The plans include assembly with the lazy susan.
Adding a no-slip mat on the top of this square is a good idea too!

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#5 posted 04-10-2015 06:23 AM

This looks good Marty.


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#6 posted 04-10-2015 06:33 AM

Looks handy .

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#7 posted 04-10-2015 07:13 PM

That looks like a real nice design, Marty. It should work great.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 04-11-2015 01:56 AM

It would be good to point out up front that these plans cost money. That is not obvious from the offer wording.

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#9 posted 04-14-2015 07:28 PM

Very cool Marty, and thnx for the link

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