Tea tables, popular for afternoon tea during the mid-1800s, make great end tables or occasional tables today. With its rounded, soup-bowl-shaped corners, this table is a classic example. Simple in design, it has challenging details in matching the grain, shaping the cabriole legs and transition blocks, and creating the uniquely shaped top. The project requires careful machine work and a delicate touch with hand tools. When you're done, you'll have a handsome, highly functional piece of furniture.
21 1/2 in. deep by 33 in. wide by 26 in. tall.
•Instructions on how to orient the grain and shape the cabriole legs
•Complete assembly how-to
•Full-size and scale drawings