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Forum topic by jshwhite posted 03-19-2012 05:50 PM 1132 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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jshwhite

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03-19-2012 05:50 PM

Topic tags/keywords: stickley rex alexander stickley done lightly table tabletop attach tabletop question maple arts and crafts

I’ve got a question for anyone out there who is familiar with Rex Alexander’s “Stickley Done Lightly” table. I’m a bit unsure of how the tabletop is attached – the plans aren’t very clear. Has anyone done this table and can tell me how it’s done? I would greatly appreciate it.

Thanks


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#1 posted 03-19-2012 10:49 PM

I have the article and he uses the sub table in the center to attach the top to the base. It’s got oversize screw holes to allow the top to move with the seasons. I think I would also put some table irons or buttons on the ends to keep the top snug to the base all the way around.

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#2 posted 03-19-2012 10:57 PM

Thanks. I was thinking maybe some buttons – didn’t seem like enough just to attach it to the subtop.

Anyone else have thoughts? Thanks again.

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