Furniture Making Fundamentals Session 5: The Top

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Solid wood tops must be allowed to seasonally expand and contract. This can be accomplished by incorporating table top fasteners in your project; a must to prevent splitting later. Learn about correctly installing these versatile fasteners. A great tip for making a thick top appear lighter is undercutting the edge. A shop-made jig provides what you need to make this cut on the table saw.