Maple Trestle Table, Session 7 – Installing Battens and Flattening the Underside

On the morning of Sunday, April 15th, Morton and I exchanged ideas about trestle tables, spurred on by a recent sketch of a table on which he was working.  That got me yearning to build a trestle table. I documented my progress live on Twitter which was useful because each update had a time stamp so followers could … Continue reading Maple Trestle Table, Session 7 – Installing Battens and Flattening the Underside

A New Set of Sawhorses

Friday I set out to make a set of saw horses for my workshop. I have two large, heavy, A-frame saw horses that my dad built. I wanted some horses more suited for shop use - nimble and lightweight, yet still sturdy. I felt that this design popularized by the late James Krenov fit the … Continue reading A New Set of Sawhorses