Woodsmith Craftsman End Table Plans

This narrow end table isn’t just a traditional Craftsman project. For a woodworker, it’s got a few secrets that are worth a closer look.



This traditional Craftsman-style table is built with quartersawn white oak, features four sturdy legs and small, square spindles, and is joined with mortise and tenon joints. But there are a few surprises in store. There are eighteen spindles, for example, which can make for a lot of tedious drilling, chiseling, and fitting. But we used a simple shortcut to make the mortises quickly and easily. The last surprise is a secret compartment.

  • 11 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
  • More than 60 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
  • Materials list. Cutting diagram. Retail sources for project supplies