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Pedestal Table Illustrations by Carl Clayton It's not as simple as it looks.That old saying surely applies to this pedestal table.Hidden within its unassuming design and construction lies a compound angle cut that will challenge even the most experienced woodworker.
However, without this compound angle cut on the top and bottom of the legs, it is impossible to get the pedestal table to sit properly.A closer look at the table will reveal several refinements: tapered legs, angled rails and the underside of the top relieved by 12 ½ degrees.
The methods used here and shown in the accompanying drawing are intended only as a guideline.Use this information to make a pedestal table of any size or height to suit your own needs.Here are some steps to help you complete the most difficult task in the construction of this table: the compound angle cut on the legs.
Once the stock for the legs is milled and cut roughly to the finished length, set the mitre gauge of the table saw at 5 degrees - then make a 5-degree template (photo 1).This template will be used throughout the project, as you will need to reset the mitre gauge and the...