Archive for the 'Pub Tables' Category

Pub Tables 6

Friday, June 20th, 2008

This is the home stretch for the pub tables. I love building custom furniture, that is why I do it for a living, but I also love completing projects. The more projects I build, the more I realize how much I love the closure and satisfaction that completing a project brings. With the feet and […]

Pub Tables 5

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

After the feet were dovetailed and detailed it was time to work on the middle turned leg. The base of the leg came as a giant 6″ x 6″ x 6″ cube from the factory, which was a pleasant surprise because I thought it was going to be turned. No complaints here though, the cube […]

Pub Tables 4

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

After milling the skirts it is time to attach them to the tops. This is accomplished by screwing pocket screws through the inside ring of the skirt into the underside of the top. A close up shot of the skirt. I routed the same detail on the edge of the skirt as I routed on […]

Pub Tables 3

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

When I left off last I had just cut out the tops and routed a nice detail on the edge. It is now time to tackle the circular skirt. There are two ways to complete this step: 1. Cut out several thin strips, layer them together, apply liberal amounts of glue, wrap them around a […]

Pub Tables 2

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

After sanding both glued up surfaces, the diameter of the table top was traced out and rough cut on the band saw. The picture above is a bit confusing because I took it before I actually rough cut the tops on the band saw. Next, a plunge router mounted to a compass and was centered […]

Pub Tables 1

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Material = Superior Grade Alder May 2008 The project before you is a pair of pub tables I was commissioned to build by a wholesale client of mine. I wish I had a picture of what each piece will look like in the end, but I am simply matching a pub table from a catalog. […]