Slab top table

This is included here as a reminder to me: how is it that such a simple thing requires so many steps?

The idea was to build the simplest 3 legged base, without detailed joinery, and without having the slab nearby – so ┬ámortising the legs directly into the slab wouldn’t do…..

2″ live-sawn Claro Walnut slab top, 3 Walnut legs, a piece of Baltic Birch ply, some hardware, Livos oil finish…

1-Leg mock-up

1-Leg mock-up

 

2-Bandsaw legs

2-Bandsaw legs

3-Thickness S4S legs

3-Thickness legs, square 4 sides.

4-Top angle cut legs

4-Cut top angle of legs

5-Domino legs

5-Domino legs

6-Bandsaw rear taper

6-Bandsaw rear taper

7-Bandsaw sides

7-Bandsaw side tapers of legs

8- Beltsand faces

8- Beltsand faces

9-Compound cut length

9-Compound cut length at leg bottoms.

10-Chamfer layout

10-Chamfer layout, white pencil.

11-Chamfer sand

11-Chamfer sand

12-Legs ready

12-Legs ready

13-Top plate Domino

13-Top plate Domino

14-Top plate washers

14-Top plate expansion washers

15-Top plate washers

15-Top plate washers, 2nd slot.

16-Dominos trim

16-Dominos trim

17-Leg bolts drill

17-Leg bolts drill

18-Feet pre-drill

18-Feet pre-drill

19-Requires assembly

19-Requires assembly

20-Oil finish

20-Hand sanding, followed by oil finish

21-Claro walnut slab

21-Claro walnut slab