Directions For Making The Table

Follow the general directions for making the Hepplewhite card table on page 22. Make a drawer for the middle of the table and place what inlay is needed. Cut mortises on the ends of the posts to connect the half-circle compartments with the main frame. Five-ply stock is used for the ends and If this cannot be made or obtained, the curve can be banJ-saw ed from thicker material. The bottom is ยก>et in on the underside and is thick. The ebony bands around the bottom of the posts are essential to this particular piece of furniture and directions and suggestions are given on page 14.

hepplewhite work table

hepplewhite work table

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