Design is a skill like others in the woodshop. It has a vocabulary that you can learn like any language. Join us for this informative lecture on designing a dinner table.
What kind of table do you sit down at to eat your meals? Dining tables come in many shapes, several sizes, and for different intentions. Come and learn how to design yours for your own design taste. There are functional requirements for a table that are slightly variable. Aesthetic requirements which are extremely variable, and construction requirements, which are almost set in stone. Discover how to address each of these needs for your dining table. Learn about place setting requirements for any shape table, height issues for different styles of table, and variability such as expanding tables, tables with removable leaves, and fall flap tables. Get information on wood movement and how that affects your design and see how to cut some basic joints for building a leg and apron design.
This workshop will show you how to think like a furniture designer. It will also get you valuable information on the important considerations for designing a dinner table.