What does it take to make a tilt-top table? On this episode of Classic Woodworking, host Tom McLaughlin shares his design for a Shaker-inspired table made out of curly maple and takes a deep-dive into explaining the tilt-top mechanism that makes this piece so unique. The table has a pedestal base which attaches to the top with a turned column which Tom shapes at the lathe. He also uses the band saw to shape and refine the feet, making this project engaging in its use of numerous techniques.
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 111
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In CLASSIC WOODWORKING, custom furniture-maker Tom McLaughlin turns design inspiration into easy-to-follow projects for woodworkers at every skill level.
He teaches the latest wood crafting techniques, as well as tips and instruction for how to create projects that will stand the test of time.
Projects this season include: a Craftsman-style dining chair in white oak; a Shaker-style hall table in cherry; a hanging bow front cabinet in American ash; a tilt-top round breakfast table in curly maple; a live-edge coffee table made from New England walnut; and much more.
|Wed, Mar 22||2:30 P.M.||Shaker Hall Table|
|Thu, Mar 23||4:30 A.M.||Shaker Hall Table|
|Wed, Mar 29||8:30 A.M.||The Hanging Cabinet|
|Wed, Mar 29||2:30 P.M.||The Hanging Cabinet|
|Thu, Mar 30||4:30 A.M.||The Hanging Cabinet|
|Wed, Apr 5||8:30 A.M.||Round Side Table|
|Wed, Apr 5||2:30 P.M.||Round Side Table|
|Thu, Apr 6||4:30 A.M.||Round Side Table|
|Wed, Apr 12||8:30 A.M.||Adirondack Chair|
|Wed, Apr 12||2:30 P.M.||Adirondack Chair|
|Thu, Apr 13||4:30 A.M.||Adirondack Chair|
|Wed, Apr 19||8:30 A.M.||Wenge Tea Box|
|Wed, Apr 19||2:30 P.M.||Wenge Tea Box|
|Thu, Apr 20||4:30 A.M.||Wenge Tea Box|
|Wed, Apr 26||8:30 A.M.||Live Edge Coffee Table|
|Wed, Apr 26||2:30 P.M.||Live Edge Coffee Table|
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