Dining Table with Breadboard Ends

Marc Spagnuolo

This FREE Woodworking Course is designed to give you a taste of what the Wood Whisperer Guild has to offer. We'll show you every stop of the process involved in making this Dining Table with Breadboard Ends. The table features elegant curves, compound curved legs and is made 100% of solid cherry. Of course you can build yours from any species you like. The table is relatively small for a dining table and is designed to fit into a smaller spaces, but still comfortably seats six. Sign up today to get immediate access to the videos and digital plans. No credit card required.

The table measures 64"L x 36"W x 31" H

  • 6 lessons
  • 145 min
  • $0.00
  • Dining Table Leg CNC File

    A vector file in DXF format for use on a CNC, downloadable upon purchase.

Here's what we'll cover:

  1. Intro and the Legs

    We’ll take a look at the table and then start designing and prepping the legs.

  2. Legs Part 2

    Mortising the legs and then shaping with curves and pillowed surfaces.

  3. Rails and Assembly

    The rails are cut to size, tenons are added, and the base is assembled.

  4. Table Top

    The top is really just one huge panel.

  5. Breadboards

    Breadboard ends are added to the table top for aesthetics with the added bonus of greater stability.

  6. Details and Finish

    The final details and the finish bring the table to life.

What will I receive?

  • Detailed cut list and plans including a PDF and a SketchUp file (Metric and Imperial).
  • Hours of detailed video instruction (6 videos in total) showing every step of the build.
  • All videos and plans are digital and will be available for download upon purchase. 

What will I learn?

  • Wood selection
  • Table leg design & prototyping
  • Strategic grain selection for the best looking legs
  • Moving the glue line in a leg glueup
  • Breadboard ends
  • Mortise & tenon joinery
  • Drawboring
  • Making shop-made riven pegs
  • Large panel construction
  • Finishing with hardwax oil

What will I need?

About Your Instructor:

Marc is a podcaster, video producer, woodworking enthusiast, and author of Hybrid Woodworking and Essential Joinery. He has contributed articles and video content to FineWoodworking.com, Popular Woodworking Magazine, WOOD Magazine, and Woodcraft Magazine. He is also the host of The Wood Whisperer, an instructional woodworking video series that’s been going strong since 2006. He is also one of the hosts of the Wood Talk podcast. He has taught classes at the William Ng School, Marc Adams School, Weekend with Wood, Fine Woodworking Live, as well as at various Rockler and Woodcraft stores. He also speaks periodically at woodworking events like AWFS and IWF.