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Picture of Entry/Hall Table

My wife requested an Entry/Hall Table to go near the front door of our home. The opening was fairly narrow and long so, the design specifics are fairly particular to this space. The design allows for easy alteration to fit any particular space and would also work well as a sofa table.

The unique feature of this table is that the top appears to be floating about 1/2" above the legs and aprons. This was achieved using a sliding dovetail in-between the front and back apron to install risers which will be shown in detail in the video and discussed further in a future step.

Plans are included as well as a video showing the entire build.

Step 1: Tool and Materials

Picture of Tool and Materials

The following is a list of tools and materials used for this build.


  • Table Saw
  • Jointer
  • Planer
  • Band Saw
  • Domino (Optional)
  • Router
  • Taper Jig
  • Random Orbit Sander
  • Drill
  • HVLP Sprayer (Optional)


Note: All materials could be substituted with materials of your choice.

tercero6 months ago
Really nice table but, the "plans" aren't available unless I give you access to private information. Maybe that's an oversight or an oops, but I don't give out my home phone or my email to anyone. And, that's not really acceptable here afaik. You might want to change that.

Nice table btw. Well designed.
KevsWoodworks (author)  tercero6 months ago
Hmm.. Thanks for the heads up.. I'll ask my web person to take a look at that and see if I can fix it. In all honesty, I'm really not interested in anyone's private info.
KevsWoodworks (author)  KevsWoodworks6 months ago
I'm still new to how all this works so, I added a set of plans in the final step.. Apologies for any inconvenience and I really appreciate the feedback.
domino886 months ago
I love the design: simple, elegant, powerful. Great workmanship!
KevsWoodworks (author)  domino886 months ago
Thank you!