Tables have been made since someone put a plank on two rocks. Learn how to design your own dining table in this lecture. Dining tables come in many shapes, several sizes, and for different intentions. Come and learn how to design your own for your own taste. There are aesthetic requirements for a table which are extremely variable, functional requirements that are slightly 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 some basic joints for building a leg and apron design.
Date: Tuesday 5/30, 6-9pm