Tavern Table

American Woodworker

Oak Table Leg Stretchers

Build an Early American Classic Fit for Feasts or Family Repasts Table manners. Traditional proportions and details, along with an artificially aged milk-paint finish on the base, give this tavern table the appearance of a fine antique. I've always had an appreciation for archirccturc and furniture from before the Industrial Revolution, when woodworkers turned out crisp details and fine proportions using hand tools alone. When I moved from the West Coast to northern Vermont in 1979, my goal was...