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xx   TABLE

Trestle table (60"x30"x29" high) uses both wedged and keyed mortise-and-tenon joints.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #18 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 24
Correction AMERICAN WOODWORKER #19 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 4

Simple trestle table is built from 2x2s for legs, a 1x3 brace and a plywood top. Wrought iron brackets add a special touch.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1972 (v.50#4) pg. 76

Photo shows trestle table made from fir flooring and stair treads. Top surface measures 60"x32". Est. cost: $30.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 58

Photo shows how to make a narrow trestle table from oak stair treads. Est. cost: $45.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 83

Build-it-yourself early American style trestle table and matching benches. Built from 2x6 and 2x10 clear pine. Table top measures 28"x48".
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1984 (v.62#3) pg. Z14

Contemporary trestle table (40"x60") is supported on two X-shaped uprights connected by a stainless-steel tube (stretcher).
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Feb 2002 (v.25#4) pg. 30

Trestle table and benches. Built from pine, fir, or other softwood. Top measures 72"x34". Bench tops measure 72"x11". Estimated costs: Table ($150), Bench ($60 each).
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1980 (v.4#3) pg. 9
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1981 (v.4#8) pg. 4

Contemporary kitchen table and chairs are built from oak. Utilizes the pinned lap joint and the anchored end-grain joint to add strength without the need for cutting mortise-and-tenon joints. The table is a trestle design.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1995 (v.18#8) pg. 56

Solid wood Colonial trestle table is built from 5/4" clear pine. Est. cost: $75.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #196 Feb 1979 (v.29#2) pg. 36

Oak trestle table has a simple sliding top that accepts a leaf. The 37"x52" top expands to 70" with leaf installed.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #335 Feb 1993 (v.43#2) pg. 74

Proportions for a trestle table and suggestions on fabricating the top.
FINE WOODWORKING #31 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 30

Designing trestle tables. Knockdown joinery challenges ingenuity and skill.
FINE WOODWORKING #42 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 42

Photographs and details of several trestle tables designed by Garry Knox Bennett.
FINE WOODWORKING #45 Mar-Apr 1984 pg. 79

A contemporary trestle table is assembled using accurate mortise-and-tenon joints which are formed by laminating nine components in a predetermined order, rather than cutting traditional joints. Includes matching benches. Constructed of mahogany, maple, and topped with Japanese ash veneer.
FINE WOODWORKING #78 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 54

Building a large trestle dining table. Draw wedges make self-tightening joints.
FINE WOODWORKING #89 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 38

Knockdown red-cedar trestle table works well indoors or out. Hand-chopped motises complement simple design. Overall dimensions: 34"x74"x30" tall.
FINE WOODWORKING #106 May-Jun 1994 pg. 60

A trestle table to build.
HANDY ANDY Oct 1980 (v.5#1) pg. 61

Cape Cod trestle table.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Mar 1963 pg. 62

Oval top, trestle-styled dining table.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #435 Aug 1964 (v.60) pg. 85

How to build a trestle table with matching stools or benches.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #54 Nov-Dec 1978 pg. 86

Butterfly trestle table. Two drop leaves open up to form an oval table approximately 26" in diameter.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1967 (v.127#2) pg. 172

Beautiful trestle table with matching benches. Made of clear pine 2x8s doweled and edge-glued. Pegged stretchers add great rigidity to table and benches. Top measures 30"x60".
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1974 (v.142#6) pg. 92

A look at several pieces of Shaker furniture you can build from kits, plus plans for a trestle table you can build from scratch.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1976 (v.146#1) pg. 99

Trestle-style table has a 32"x49" top made from birch plywood and a frame made from maple. Matching chairs feature a swivel seat, lathe-turned pedestal and slatted back. Est. cost: $75 for table and two chairs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1976 (v.146#3) pg. 104

Trestle table knockdown design is applied to this pine coffee table. Overall dimensions: 47"x22"x17" high.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1995 (v.172#11) pg. 94

Early American style trestle table and matching benches is built of 2" thick pine lumber. Top measures 36"x60".
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Spring 1978 pg. 91

How to build a trestle-leg work table from a hollow-core door surfaced with architectural drafting linoleum. Legs and stringer are built from standard fir lumber. Est. cost: $40.
SUNSET Jun 1979 (v.162#6) pg. 122

Make a trestle-style desk or table from standard lumber, plywood, and teak parquet.
SUNSET Feb 1984 (v.172#2) pg. 141

Solid-core door resting on trestle leg base can function as drawing table or dining table. Carriage bolts join legs to beam so table can be disassembled. Est. cost: $85.
SUNSET Jan 1986 (v.176#1) pg. 84

Trestle dining table is built of oak. Features two gently-curved feet of laminated wood supporting two uprights (pedestals) decorated with simple chamfers. The top measures 36"x72".
WOOD MAGAZINE #28 Apr 1989 (v.6#2) pg. 48
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #31 Oct 1989 (v.6#5) pg. 11

High-rise trestle table is adapted from an early Shaker design. Features arched feet, tapered legs and top (26"x40") with curved ends. Stands 36" tall.
WOOD MAGAZINE #112 Feb 1999 (v.16#1) pg. 76, Insert

Trestle style dining table is built from 5/4" clear pine. The top measures 60"x34" and is laminated up from 15 pieces of stock.
WOODSMITH #1 Jan 1979 pg. 3

Trestle table. A contemporary version of an American classic. Top measures 64"x35". Built from 4/4 (13/16" thick) oak lumber. Companion trestle bench measures 54"x14".
WOODSMITH #23 Sep 1982 pg. 12, 24

Creating a trestle table. Charles Prowell shares his design and construction techniques for a large (41"x80") trestle table with an Oriental flavor. The table base is held together with 10 decorative wooden wedges.
WOODWORK #4 Winter 1989 pg. 38

A traveling trestle table. A large, elegant trestle table is designed to be easily disassembled. Overall dimensions: 32"x76"x30" tall.
WOODWORK #9 Spring 1991 pg. 60

Cottage-style occasional table. The top of this table measures 30x16 inches and has a chamfered edge. The base is a trestle-style where the stretcher is a gently-curved arc instead of a straight board.
WOODWORKER #1035 Feb 1980 (v.84) pg. 116

Replicating Barnsley. This reproduction of a hayrake table in the style of Barnsley makes extensive use of drawknives, spokeshaves and scratchstocks.
WOODWORKER Mar 1991 (v.95#3) pg. 280

Refectory table looks like it is made from thick wood, but is actually thin panels applied over an internal framework. Reprinted from a 1930's (?) issue. Overall dimensions: 72"x30"x30" tall.
WOODWORKER Sep 1995 (v.99#9) pg. 92

Pine trestle table. Top measures 72"x34". Features a center support occasionally found in long 17th century American tables.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1977 (v.1#4) pg. 4

Trestle table is based on an 18th century Pennsylvania Dutch design. It can be disassembled for storage. The top measures 41"x26" and the corners are cut off to form an irregular octagon. There is a large storage drawer between the legs.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1980 (v.4#6) pg. 24

Trestle table and bench set. Plastic laminated table top measures 72"x36". Benches have a built-in backrest.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1982 (v.6#4) pg. 30

Veneered end table. Trestle style end table features a curly birch veneer inlay set into a mitered birch frame. The urn shaped legs feature a fleur-de-lis cutout. Dimensions: 24"x15"x21" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1982 (v.6#5) pg. 30

Early American trestle table and benches. Table measures 69" long, 39" wide, 28" tall. Bench measures 67" long, 12" wide, 19" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1984 (v.8#1) pg. 56

Shaker trestle dining table. Top measures 84"x35". It is supported by two turned pedestals atop high "arch feet". Table stands 27" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1985 (v.9#1) pg. 40

Child's trestle-style table and sturdy chairs. Table has a 15"x24" top, early American styling and disassembles for storage. Chairs are solid wood and feature a relatively tall back.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1989 (v.13#1) pg. 49

American Mission-style trestle table. Top measures 60"x36". Trestle features through-tenons held in place with removable keys.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1989 (v.13#6) pg. 40

Small table is patterned after a piece commonly found in Early American taverns. Turned trestle-style legs fit into chamfered feet. The turned spreader (trestle) and most other pieces are joined using pegged mortise-and-tenon. Overall dimensions: 19"x30"x26" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.14#1) pg. 28

Country pine occasional table features a stretcher held in place with a wedged through-tenon. The arch-shaped feet and hourglass-profile uprights support a 26"x15" top.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1990 (v.14#6) pg. 62

Rock solid trestle-style dining table will seat up to eight. It features breadboard ends, an elevated main beam (to spare your shins), and will knock-down for storage.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1998 (v.22#6) pg. 52, Insert

Small trestle table is a lathe-turner's delight with a 30"x19" top supported by two lathe-turned legs which are separated with a lathe-turned stretcher. Overall height is 27".
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1979 (v.35#3) pg. 28

Take-apart trestle dining table features gracefully curved legs and stretcher. Top measures 34"x72".
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1987 (v.43#3) pg. 24

Shaker trestle table includes a shallow drawer and unusual horseshoe-shaped feet. Suitable for use as a small writing desk, end table, or serving table. Overall dimensions: 30"x21"x27" tall.
WORKBENCH Jun-Jul 1992 (v.48#3) pg. 28