How To: Construct a smooth, sculpted wooden trestle table

Construct a smooth, sculpted wooden trestle table

If you've been interested in making a unique, smooth sculpted trestle table, look no further and watch this video. The trestle table is one of the oldest table forms known to man and its elegant yet sturdy form lives on to this day.

This is not your everyday trestle table, since it will have a smooth sculpted look and will be used as a PC gaming desk. Made from solid Honudran Mahogany, it will only get more beautiful with time as it ages to a deep dark red color.

Topics covered:

Trestle table basics
Taking a design from concept to a full-size prototype
Creating free-form curved templates
Cutting thick stock at the bandsaw
Creating leg blanks from rough stock
Using the Festool Domino to create tricky mortises

(1) Part 1 of 3 - How to Construct a smooth, sculpted wooden trestle table, (2) Part 2 of 3 - How to Construct a smooth, sculpted wooden trestle table, (3) Part 3 of 3 - How to Construct a smooth, sculpted wooden trestle table

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