Dining tables, simple tables, console tables and nightstands are all different types of tables, and this wide variety shows the importance and use of them. Different materials are used in making tables, but a wooden table is definitely one of the most popular ones. Making a wooden table is one of the projects that can be interesting for beginners and professionals. We have done it in Ronix using our own power tools, hand tools and other woodworking Ronix tools and include the pictures along with a step-by-step guide, follow the instructions and make your own table.
Tools Needed to Make Wooden Tables
There are specific tools such as power tools, hand tools as the vital woodworking tools needed to make the best of it; these tools include:
Determine the Dimensions of the Table
The first step is to draw your table’s map; In designing the table, you should consider your table’s use and sketch according to its use. At this stage, we need to determine the table’s dimensions; this will help us know how much wood is required in order to make a wooden table. If you are a novice carpenter, it is better to use softwood such as pine.
Making the Table Top
At this stage, you have to draw the tabletop’s design on a piece of wood and cut it using a saw.
Build the Top and Bottom of the Table
Build the top of the table attaching some wood pieces and then go for the bottom. Under the table means the wood attached to the table and helps the bases be attached to the table and fixed. To do this, you need to mark a few centimeters from the edge of the table and put four pieces of wood the marked lines’ size, put them together, and attach them under the table using wood glue and screws
Making Wooden Table Bases
When preparing a table base, an important point is that all the bases are the same length. If the length of the tablemates is not equal, the table will loosen in its place. First, cut one of the sticks to the desired size, then cut the rest of the bases to the first base’s size. In the next part, put all the bases together with a particular clip and cut the bottoms evenly so that one is not short and the other is not long. (Consider the first base as the original size)
Finally, sand the bases so that their surface is smooth and the bases’ sharp edge is removed.
Connect the Bases to the Wooden Table
In this step, we attach the cut bases to the table using glue. To do this:
Place the table on the opposite side of the table and place the first base in a corner under the table.
Ensure that the base and the table are positioned so that the corner of the base is in the corner of the table.
Glue the parts that attach to the table and fasten with screws.
Do the same for the other bases and attach the bases to the table with clamps.
It is crucial to connect the bases under the table; Because a little carelessness when connecting the legs can upset the balance of the table, so when connecting, you must pay attention to the fact that the legs must be at right angles.
Then place the table on a flat surface to make sure the bases are even, and the table is balanced.
Polishing and Painting Wooden Tables
At this stage, a wooden table is ready and you can paint the table to your liking or even create your own design on it after sanding the surface.
Now, you are ready to start; we also offer you a wide range of high-quality Ronix hand tools, power tools and woodworking tools for all kinds of house needs including these kinds of DIY projects. Enjoy it!
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17 March 2021