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xx   TABLE

Country breakfast table. A circular wooden table (45" diameter) is supported on four turned, slightly-splayed legs.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER May-Jun 1988 (v.4#2) pg. 46

Queen Anne tilt-top table , a reproduction of one built in Philadelphia circa 1740-90. A "birdcage" mechanism under the 34" diameter tabletop allows it to rotate when in use and tilt up for storage or display. The top is supported on a turned pedestal and three cabriole legs. Instructions are included for dishing the tabletop using a router.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #29 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 22

Tips on making the curved apron (or skirt) on a round table.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #37 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 16

Laminated pedestal table. A circular wooden table (44" diameter) features a top made from quartersawn and laminated strips. The base consists of four curved, laminated legs which are joined together at one point halfway up the pedestal.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #72 Apr 1999 pg. 63

How to build a "Queen Anne" dining table from a 48" diameter circle of plywood, decorative molding, and purchased Queen Anne style legs. Est. cost: $95.
APARTMENT LIFE Jan 1978 (v.10#1) pg. 35, 75

How to build a pedestal table with a 3-ft. diameter top. Built from a 4x4-ft. piece of plywood. Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1978 (v.56#4) pg. J14 (232+)

Collapsible circular table made from particleboard is designed to be covered by a floor-length tablecloth. Est. cost: $23.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 77, 156

"Geometry" coffee table of painted plywood has a 36" diameter circular top and three legs in the shape of a circle, a triangle and a square. Est. cost: $55.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1989 (v.67#7) pg. 46, 52

"Circles and square" fold-down table, with a semi-circular top 40" wide by 20" deep, fastens to a wall. Wall support is accented with brightly colored circles and a square motif. Est. cost: $67.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1989 (v.67#7) pg. 47, 52

The inner circle. Two very practical techniques (torsion boxes and pattern routing) are used to construct a provocative, circular/spiral walnut coffee table with studio-furniture flourish.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Apr 2000 (v.23#6) pg. 42

Construct a cozy round dining room table. Part 1. It features a bird's-eye maple top, sculpted legs and boomerang-shaped feet. Top is 48" diameter.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1983 (v.7#2) pg. 32

Construct a cozy round dining table. Part 2.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1983 (v.7#3) pg. 40

Oak pedestal table with a 36" diameter top. Careful planning means that minimum wood is wasted when gluing up stock for top and pedestal.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1988 (v.11#6) pg. 36
Correction CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1988 (v.11#8) pg. 6

Round oak pedestal table with curved skirt and extension leaf.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1993 (v.16#6) pg. 42

Half-round table is easy to make because it does not have tapered legs. Mortise-and-tenon construction is held together with "trunnels" or pegs. Table is 29" high, 19" wide and 37" long.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1988 (v.19#2) pg. 58

Guide to instant furnishings. Excerpt from "Furniture in 24 Hours", by Spiros Zakas. Includes information on building a circular dining table with two circular benches. Built from plywood, pipe and upholstery material.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #192 Sep 1978 (v.28#7) pg. 60

Fold-down wall table. Semi-circular table (35" diameter") is made from particleboard covered with laminate and attached to a wall. A swing-out arm supports the top when open.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #285 Jan 1988 (v.38#1) pg. 84

Pair of semi-circular end tables with a T-base are built from plywood and finished with glossy enamel for a contemporary look. They can be put together to form a circular table.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #315 Feb 1991 (v.41#2) pg. 86

Triangular drop-leaf table with rotating top. When the leaves are raised the top becomes circular. This three legged table is 21" diameter and 22" tall.
FINE WOODWORKING #25 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 61

Round-top wooden table uses four tapered and chamfered legs and careful joinery to support a 48" diameter top.
FINE WOODWORKING #30 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 88
Correction FINE WOODWORKING #31 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 12

How to use a wood lathe equipped with a sanding disc to produce a perfectly round tabletop.
FINE WOODWORKING #32 Jan-Feb 1982 pg. 18

Starting out. How to fabricate a bridle joint. Use this joint and simple chamfering to build a pedestal base for a round dining table. The pedestal can be knocked down for shipping or storage.
FINE WOODWORKING #49 Nov-Dec 1984 pg. 68

Tip-and-turn tables. Construction details for a Philadelphia-style tripod tea table. Features a 31" diameter "piecrust" top, ball-and-claw foot, knee carvings, etc.
FINE WOODWORKING #67 Nov-Dec 1987 pg. 81

Pattern veneering. Fanned flitch decorates a round tabletop. The 16 wedges needed are cut at one time on the band saw from walnut crotch veneer. Includes tips on building the small tripod table from the same wood used for the pattern veneering.
FINE WOODWORKING #69 Mar-Apr 1988 pg. 76

Leg-and-apron table with a circular top (48" diameter) and square (four-legged) base has three removable extension leaves. Seats up to ten people.
FINE WOODWORKING #70 May-Jun 1988 pg. 54

Pedestal tables, with circular tops, feature sculptural bases and veneered tops. Two unique designs shown along with construction details.
FINE WOODWORKING #74 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 64

A semielliptical table (18"x48") features mahogany with ebony string inlay, single drawer in laminated mahogany apron, and four round and tapered mahogany legs fitted with ebony feet. Based on the 18th-century English and American semicircular or semielliptical pier tables which generally sat against a wall between windows in a dining or sitting room.
FINE WOODWORKING #88 May-Jun 1991 pg. 44

Jig for using a router to fabricate a raised-rim circular tabletop. This is an alternative to outboard turning of a large object on a lathe.
FINE WOODWORKING #98 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 16

Drop-leaf Queen Anne breakfast table (26" diameter) features cabriole legs. Two of the legs are repositioned (gate-leg style) to support the two leaves when opened.
FINE WOODWORKING #104 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 90

Curved table aprons. Making curved aprons for round tables from layers of bending plywood faced in veneer.
FINE WOODWORKING #122 Jan-Feb 1997 pg. 64

Crossbanding a round tabletop. Using a trammel-mounted router to (1) cut a rabbet around the perimeter of a veneered tabletop and (2) to cut the matching curve in the crossbanding veneer.
FINE WOODWORKING #127 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 59

Fabricating a circular table with an inlaid wooden top that looks like a millstone.
FURNITURE #2 1993 pg. 28

Constructing a circular apron for a small round table using five layers of mahogany bricks laminated onto a MDF pattern.
HOME FURNITURE #10 Apr 1997 pg. 76

Cherry tilt table is an exact replica of a 19th-century table. 30"-diameter top is supported by a 23" turned column and tripod legs.
HOME MECHANIX #724 Aug 1988 (v.84) pg. 61

Circular glass top table is 36" in diameter and has a frame built from hand-formed cold rolled steel.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #476 Jan 1968 (v.64) pg. 118

Space-saving dinette. Round table has six 3-legged pie-slice shaped chairs that all fit beneath the table. Table top is 42" in diameter.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #518 Jul 1971 (v.67) pg. 65

Modern style circular dining table and matching chairs. Table is 48" in diameter. Chairs feature woven seats. Build from birch hardwood. Est. cost: $100.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #564 May 1975 (v.71) pg. 52

How to build a wooden circular top table with a pedestal base.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #54 Nov-Dec 1978 pg. 88

Projects from Plexiglas. A terrarium, a wine rack, a telephone stand, a cube table, a cookbook holder, a circular table and a magazine rack.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1971 (v.135#3) pg. 148

Build a classic turn-of-the-century oak table. Octagon pedestal base has four sturdy feet. The 42" circular top seats four and can be expanded with leaves.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1979 (v.152#1) pg. 92

How to create a Chippendale room. Includes instructions for building a round tilt-top tea table supported by a "bird cage" atop a central shaft and three curved legs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1984 (v.161#8) pg. 98

Matched set. Two graceful and unique tables you can build. (1) 5-legged table with a pentagon-shape top. Overall dimensions: 27" high, 33" wide, 35" deep. (2) 3-legged table with a semi-circular top. Overall dimensions: 12" deep, 23" wide, 33" tall.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1988 (v.165#6) pg. 100

Table top (36" diameter), made of Dupont Corian synthetic marble split down the middle, hangs on the wall as a decorative geometrical abstract when not needed as a table.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1971 (v.198#6) pg. 80

Circular glass top table, 21" in diameter, has a base made up of three interlocking wood strips and no fasteners. The base is actually a giant version of a simple interlocking wooden puzzle.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1973 (v.202#2) pg. 126

A two-drawer metal file cabinet, purchased to store household records, can be made more attractive by adding a round wooden top and covering it with a table cloth.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1976 (v.209#5) pg. 144

Circular table has two heights, 23" or 30", making it suitable for use as coffee table or dining table. Top is 48" diameter. Built entirely from plywood. Winning design in plywood project contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1980 (v.217#2) pg. 100

Round table (24" diameter) and two chairs made from 1/2 sheet of plywood. Reminiscent of old-fashioned ice cream parlor furniture. Winning design in PS/APA contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1985 (v.227#2) pg. 84

Round top occasional table is supported by three curved laminated legs which are held together with a center support halfway up. The top can be 20"-24" diameter or 30"-36" diameter.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #59 Mar 1991 (v.10#5) pg. 74, Insert

A simple, graceful dining table. Features a 43" diameter circular wooden top that "floats" over the delicate, sculptural legs.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #71 Mar 1993 (v.12#5) pg. 68

Half-round cherry table with three tapered legs is designed to sit against the wall. The semi-circular top (34" diameter) has a curved apron 4" deep.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #98 Sep 1997 (v.17#4) pg. 74

Space-saving half-round table (36" diameter) is supported by three square, tapered legs.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #34 Jul 1993 (v.6#4) pg. 22

Oak folding table with circular slatted top (38" diameter). Complements folding chair featured in May 1996 issue.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #52 Jul 1996 (v.9#4) pg. 6

Sunburst circular (48") dining table. A matched-grain oak table supported by a unique walnut-accented base.
WOOD MAGAZINE #17 Jun 1987 (v.4#3) pg. 58

Contemporary style round dining table (46" diameter) has a solid-wood border and a veneered insert in the center. Seats 4 (or 6 with extension leaf inserted).
WOODSMITH #30 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 16

Curved-front table. A curved apron and tapered legs with inlays are two of the challenges in building this classic hall table with a semi-elliptical top. Overall dimensions: 36"x14"x30" tall.
WOODSMITH #77 Oct 1991 pg. 18, 12, 16, 17

Four-leg pedestal (13" diameter, 20" tall) for a round glass table (21" diameter) is turned from a solid log of red oak. The pedestal is hollowed out using a boring bar and the legs are shaped using a jigsaw.
WOODTURNING #22 May 1994 pg. 7

Methods for making round veneered plywood table tops in diamond or starburst patterns.
WOODWORK #10 Summer 1991 pg. 10

Building a laminated skirt for a curved table.
WOODWORK #29 Oct 1994 pg. 40

Two versions of a circular table make from one basic design. (1) Incorporates 2 drawers set into the rails. (2) Extending table.
WOODWORKER #1046 Jan 1981 (v.85) pg. 26

A table called Shiguchi. Small circular table features a three leg support which is an oversize version of a wooden puzzle where 6 pieces of wood join together in a six-way joint to form three legs that intersect at right angles.
WOODWORKER #1085 Apr 1984 (v.88) pg. 220

Detailed drawings and instructions for a mahogany circular-topped library table (drum table; capstan table) from the Regency period and early Queen Victoria period (circa 1810-1840). Top measures 45" diameter and is supported by four turned columns which in turn are supported by four claw legs.
WOODWORKER #1096 Mar 1985 (v.89) pg. 200

Cocktail table features a 500mm diameter circular top on a turned pedestal which is supported by four curved legs. A circular ring, supported by 12 small turned pedestals, keeps glasses from accidentally sliding off the top.
WOODWORKER #1097 Apr 1985 (v.89) pg. 295

Classic circular table features a 30" diameter pine top, supported by a turned spindle and three gracefully-curved legs (joined to the spindle with long dovetails).
WOODWORKER #1098 May 1985 (v.89) pg. 332

How to make a three-leg "cricket table" in country style. Top is 609mm (24") diameter. Table is 743mm (29") tall. Legs have a unique "triangular" shape.
WOODWORKER #1108 Mar 1986 (v.90#3) pg. 202

Circular cherry table features a base (pedestal) shaped like the bell end of a trumpet or bugle. Construction details of the pedestal are illustrated.
WOODWORKER #1112 Jul 1986 (v.90#7) pg. 546

"Table chiffonier" in late 18th century French style will test your parquetry skills. This three-leg table with a round top combines elements of both Louis XV and Louis XVI style.
WOODWORKER #1115 Oct 1986 (v.90#10) pg. 870

Tips on making a 24" diameter circular table top with a rim and spokes (like a wagon wheel).
WOODWORKER Feb 1987 (v.91#2) pg. 136

Tips on making a table top with a decorative "pie-crust" edge.
WOODWORKER Jun 1987 (v.91#6) pg. 509

Two contrasting folding tables typical of country furniture in the Netherlands. (1) 18th century gate-leg style drop-leaf table. (2) Middle ages Gelderland folding oak table with a tripod-style base and a circular top.
WOODWORKER Nov 1987 (v.91#11) pg. 986

Contemporary round oak table (55" diameter) will seat 8 people. The top consists of 10 fan-shaped leaves supported by 8 curved legs which form an open "pedestal".
WOODWORKER Mar 1988 (v.92#3) pg. 260

Round dining table with laminated underframe. Six laminated legs (straight or curved) are supported by a circular wooden ring. The top is 75" diameter.
WOODWORKER Nov 1991 (v.95#11) pg. 1136

A table called "Williams". A drop-leaf rectangular table and two half-round tables can be combined in a variety of ways, including all together to form a very large dining table.
WOODWORKER Apr 1993 (v.97#4) pg. 34

18th century half-round table. Three leg table uses no screws or nails. Wooden table is built using blind mortise and tenon pegged joints. Legs have decorative chamfers. Top is a semicircle 28" in diameter and the table stands 27" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1978 (v.2#6) pg. 15

Chairside table features two circular shelves set inside a decorative stand. The circular shelves are covered with veneer and fitted with a steam-bent rim. The table may be used to display plants or curios.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1980 (v.4#1) pg. 8

Restoring antiques. Tips on restoring a 19th century round carved table from the Orient. The original was assembled with no glue, just a clever system of pinned mortise and tenon joints.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1980 (v.4#5) pg. 10

Half-round table with three legs is designed to sit against a wall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1981 (v.5#2) pg. 18

Mahogany tripod table is patterned after those popular during the 18th century. Pedestal supported by three "claw foot" legs which you carve. Top is 22" in diameter. Table stands 29" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1982 (v.6#2) pg. 36

Contemporary circular dining table (47" diameter). The base features four tapered feet and tapered arms joined with splined miters to four uprights and a square column. Overall height is 30".
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1985 (v.9#6) pg. 36

Tilt-top table is a reproduction of one built in mid 18th-century Philadelphia. The 36" diameter top (with a raised lip on the edge) both pivots to a vertical position and swivels around like a lazy Susan. The decorative turned pedestal is supported by three cabriole legs terminating in pad (slipper) feet.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.13#2) pg. 36

How to cut tapered furniture legs for a demi-lune (half-moon) table on a jointer.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1997 (v.21#1) pg. 30

Making a laminated apron for a demi-lune (half-moon) table.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1997 (v.21#5) pg. 64

Semi-circular occasional table for a passageway or small hall.
WOODWORKING TODAY #31 May 1992 pg. 22

Circular modern table with 36" diameter top and 16" or 18" tapered legs.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1965 (v.21#5) pg. 56

Pedestal table has round marble top and wrought-iron base.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1970 (v.26#3) pg. 8

Circular butterfly table is 24" high. Center top is 35" long by 12" wide. Each drop leaf is 11" wide.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1972 (v.28#3) pg. 48

Triangular pivot-top table has three turned legs joined together by stretchers. Top is circular when the three drop leaves are raised.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1972 (v.28#5) pg. 40

Plans for constructing a round-top pedestal table. Top opens to accommodate two leaves. Includes instructions for making a pair of pedestal-turning jigs to make the 9" diameter pedestal. The style is typical of traditional round oak tables. Fir, white pine, or any hardwood may be used.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1975 (v.31#1) pg. 36

Traditional lamp table features a circular top (28" diameter) and four lathe-turned legs. Table stands about 26" tall.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1979 (v.35#4) pg. 62

Traditional round dining table features a 48" diameter top and four lathe-turned legs.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1979 (v.35#6) pg. 134

Pretty pine tables. Part 4. Round top is dished-out and inlaid with contrasting wood. Top is supported by three arms and three legs joined to a short pedestal. Diameter is 17". Height is 20".
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1980 (v.36#5) pg. 72

Pretty pine table series. Circular-top table features four splayed legs and decorative aprons. Dimensions: 17" diameter, 20" tall.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1981 (v.37#1) pg. 40

Combination game table (poker table) and dining table built from plywood is 48" diameter, and features a felt playing surface, chip wells and glass recesses.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1983 (v.39#5) pg. 50

Antique occasional table has unusual styling. Round top (15" diameter), center post and three curved legs are accompanied by three "braces" which run from each leg to the bottom outside edge of the top.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1985 (v.41#4) pg. 67

Pine dining set has subtle country charm. 48" diameter table disassembles into 6 pieces for moving. Chairs are assembled from several lathe-turned spindles and feature woven rush seats. Hutch consists of a buffet base featuring 6 legs, 3 drawers, scalloped stretcher, etc. Overall dimensions: 70" long, 13" wide, 37" tall. This is topped by a three shelf open display cabinet for dishes. Overall dimensions: 67" long, 42" tall, 9" deep. A wall-hung mirror in a decorative frame completes the set.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1986 (v.42#5) pg. 2
Correction WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1986 (v.42#6) pg. 27
Correction WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1987 (v.43#2) pg. 36

Build this traditional round oak table (48" diameter) which opens (expands) to accept leaf inserts.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1987 (v.43#2) pg. 111