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Bored with Buttons?

Tired of turnbuttons? Looking for a new method of fastening a table top securely to a frame while, at the same time, allowing it to happily expand and contract across its width? If so then, you may find the following video interesting, which I found earlier; courtesy of Fine Woodworking magazine:

Sorry, you’ll have to click this link until I can figure out how to embed this one in WordPress…

Thanks for looking. Enjoy! 🙂

Pillar Drill Table

Up until the sharp drop in temperatures around here recently, I was discreetly working away on a new table for my Axminster ED16B pillar drill. It’s surprising how long it had taken to get to the stage you can see in the first photo, below… Working only two-days each week due to work and other commitments, I reckon it took the best part of three-weeks to get this far – and, I’ve still got some work to do on the fence!

Step inside and I’ll show you some of the main features of this design so far, while also explaining my reasoning behind them.

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