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Project by Dustmite97 posted 1625 days ago 1024 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my pedestal table finally completed. Believe it or not, I didn’t find this project that difficult to do. The table is made out of select pine and stained with Saman eggplant stain and then clear coated with varnish. I attached the legs to the pedestal using dowel joints and I attached the table top to the pedestal with a dowel as well. So here’s the construction procedure:

1. Surface planed all of my rough lumber.

2. Cut the pedestale to length.

3. Cut 30 degree miters on the end of each leg blank.

4. Made a cardboard template for the legs and traced it on to each blank.

5. Cut the table legs out with the bandsaw.

6. Sanded the legs with a drum sander

7. Marked and drilled holes into the ends of the legs for the dowels.

8. Glued each leg into the pedestale.

9. Ripped 4 3 inch wide pieces on the table saw for the table top blank.

10. Edge glued and clamped each piece together.

11. Planed 1/16 off the top and bottom of the blank to make it perfectly flat.

12. Drew a “10 3/4”x “10 3/4” circle on the blank using the string and nail technique.

13. Cut the circle out on the bandsaw.

14. Sanded the edges of the circle with a drum sander(A disc sander would be the proper way to do it).

15. Drilled a hole in the center of the circle for a dowel to attach the table top to the pedestale.

16. Finally sanded and finished it.





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#1 posted 1619 days ago

Unique table

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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