A Trestle Table

Made for dear friends - please watch the process.

  • 42" x 68" - extending to 104"
    42" x 68" - extending to 104"
  • The mission theme shows well in the shadows
    The mission theme shows well in the shadows
  • The other side of the base
    The other side of the base
  • They looked great - even without the finish
    They looked great - even without the finish
  • NOT enough clamps!
    NOT enough clamps!
  • Glueing up the pieces
    Glueing up the pieces
  • The tops glued up
    The tops glued up
  • Rough cut boards with extra lumber on the floor
    Rough cut boards with extra lumber on the floor
  • Lots of mortise and tenon work
    Lots of mortise and tenon work
  • The base with Osbourne slides installed
    The base with Osbourne slides installed
  • Opens to 49" to store table leaves below the top
    Opens to 49" to store table leaves below the top
  • Time for the finish . . . . . . .
    Time for the finish . . . . . . .
  • It all fits!
    It all fits!
  • Ready to leave the shop
    Ready to leave the shop
  • Different time of day - different light
    Different time of day - different light
  • Five hand rubbed coats of oil based finish
    Five hand rubbed coats of oil based finish