Unfinished Knockdown Trestle Table / Benches

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Project by Durbs75 posted 09-27-2016 11:34 AM 326 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a knockdown trestle table made for a client about 4 years ago. They wanted it unfinished so they could stain and finish it themselves and stay within budget. It is made to their exact specifications!

The table is 4 feet wide by 10 feet long. It’s made from white pine to help keep within a strict budget. All of the joinery is mortise and tenon. The trestle on the table is held in place with tusk tenons placed on their sides, which is a different placement based on traditional placement!

-- Carey Durbin, Marietta GA,

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#1 posted 09-27-2016 02:27 PM


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#2 posted 09-27-2016 02:36 PM


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 09-28-2016 12:44 AM

I really like this design. Your craftsmanship shines throughout this table build. Well executed.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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#4 posted 09-28-2016 11:19 AM

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