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Get the most out of your bandsaw when building a new table

Get the most out of your bandsaw when making a table

So you’ve been thinking about making furniture for your home or apartment. Or maybe you’re an intermediate woodworker but you’ve never fully understood how to build a table. This downloadable tutorial tells you everything you want and need to know about building furniture, as applied to tables. You’ll be surprised that you don’t necessarily need to enroll in expensive furniture making courses or pay for several furniture building plans just to learn the fundamentals and create a solid, beautiful table for your space. We’re making this information from our in-house fundamentals expert FREE!

Lay one of the 22-2/4″ uprights on a work table. Place a bottom brace against the upright so that the upright forms the base of an L. Drill two holes through the upright and into the bottom brace, making sure to hold the pieces square while you drill. Use wood glue and two 6″ lag screws to attach the bottom brace and the upright. Flip over the L and attach another upright to the other end of the bottom brace, forming a U-shaped assembly. Use the same method to attach the top brace to the uprights, forming a rectangle.

Use glue and lag screws to join one end of the middle upright to the center of the bottom brace and the other end to the center of the top brace. Do the same with the other upright. You’ll now have a vertical support in the middle of the rectangle, which forms one of the leg sections. Most of this can be done with a good bandsaw.

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A table saw is a woodworking tool consisting of a saw blade, mounted on an arbor, that is driven by an electric motor (either directly, by belt, or by gears). The blade protrudes through the surface of a table, which provides support for the material, usually wood, being cut.

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