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  1. Design & Plans
    Hi All, I'm planning to build a round 'butcher block' style dining room table. It will be 5 feet in diameter, and just to make life interesting I plan to join the staves radially instead of the standard parallel assembly you see on counter-tops. I've attached a sketch of the assembly. The...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    I understand about tabletop wood moment and using fasteners. After looking at random tables, do I need to worry about movement on the back and sides of shelves? Is their a correct way to build backs and sides like in this picture?
  3. Joinery
    Would it be a problem if I permanently attach the cross rail (for alack of a better term) that the arrow is pointing to in the picture or would that result in a restriction of the wood movement? In the long miter joint in the back I took precautions for wood movement, I have a long dado with a...
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