This style of furniture has been around for thousands of years.
Staked furniture, as a style, has endured so long due to it’s clean lines, versatility, and simplicity.This method can be used to make chairs, tables, desks, and benches.
This picture of a table in process is for a client who needed very specific dimensions. It goes in-between a wall and a home hospital bed. More in process pictures in future posts.
The stubs sticking up through the top are the ends of the legs that go all the way through the thick plank top. Slots cut into the tops of the legs get glued wedges. The legs can be through wedged or blind wedged.
My family’s mountain culture used staked furniture in many forms in day to day life. I’ll be saying more about building this table in future posts.