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Blog entry by thewoodwhisperer posted 352 days ago 2278 reads 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For some reason, I can’t see the video. Just in case you also cannot see the video, here’s a link: http://youtu.be/slUtiqh-bLM

Small tables are great skill-building projects. You can pack a lot of joinery and techniques into a very confined space while using a small amount of material. The Tilt-Top Table is a great example of this as it contains a turned post, sliding dovetails, curved and tapered legs, an elliptical top, and a classic shop-made tilt mechanism.

While this video summarizes the entire build, I have a lot more footage available for folks who actually want to build the project. In the Guild, this project is represented by 12 videos with over 4 hours of HD video footage. Of course we also have a detailed project plan and SketchUp diagrams for you as well. Get access to the full project series here.

-- For free video tutorials and other cool woodworking stuff, check out http://www.TheWoodWhisperer.com



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dakremer

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#1 posted 352 days ago

Video embedding has been disabled because of spammers….

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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thewoodwhisperer

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#2 posted 352 days ago

Oh really?! I guess I missed that. Permanent solution or just temporary?

-- For free video tutorials and other cool woodworking stuff, check out http://www.TheWoodWhisperer.com

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Mosquito

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#3 posted 352 days ago

think it’s temporary until Martin figures out how to embed them similar to how we can/have to do pictures.

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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dakremer

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#4 posted 352 days ago

I think just temp. I heard in the (hopefully) near future you’ll be able to upload video much like we do pics.

Awesome video! Even awesom…er woodworking! Thanks

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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thewoodwhisperer

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#5 posted 352 days ago

Having both an embed and an upload option would be sweet!

-- For free video tutorials and other cool woodworking stuff, check out http://www.TheWoodWhisperer.com

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Mosquito

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#6 posted 352 days ago

Thanks for the video Marc, I always enjoy them. Just wish I had the shop/tools to play along…

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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Roger

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#7 posted 352 days ago

Gr8 vid, as always Marc. Good stuff

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#8 posted 343 days ago

Neat project –
Curious Marc – why did you bother with the extensive 4-squaring of the main post, if you were going to turn it to size anyway

-- "If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves." Edison

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thewoodwhisperer

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#9 posted 343 days ago

It wasn’t shown in this short video but I actually dog-eared the blank to save myself some headache at the lathe. So I wanted good square corners to make the part of the process accurate and safe.

-- For free video tutorials and other cool woodworking stuff, check out http://www.TheWoodWhisperer.com

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