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How to Build a Hall Table (page 1 of 2)

This table could go in most any room -- it's perfect hallways, dining rooms or behind a sofa.
The simple joinery used to build this table makes it a great project for a beginner woodworker.

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Materials

  • 4 2x2 x 36" poplar squares
  • 6 2x2 x 36" oak squares
  • 3 1x6 x 4' oak
  • 2 1x3 x 6' poplar
  • 1x3 x 4' oak
  • 1x2 x 4' oak
  • #18
  • wood glue
  • pocket hole plugs
  • paintable pocket hole plugs
  • paint
  • stain
  • pre-stain conditioner
  • polyurethane
  • mineral spirits
  • painter's tape
  • furniture pads

Tools

  • table saw or circular saw
  • miter saw
  • sandpaper
  • drill/driver
  • pocket hole jig
  • right angle pocket hole clamp
  • bar clamps
  • face clamp
  • square
  • measuring tape
  • rags
  • paintbrushes

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