DIY Round Trestle Dining Table


We wanted to build an awesome round dining table, but didn't want to deal with the hassle of using a jigsaw and getting a not to perfect circle. So I created a simple jig and used my plunge router to make a perfectly circle dining room table top!
Using the plunge router jig
First step was to assemble the base for the table.
Screw the 2x6 boards together for the table top.
Cut out the table top using the plunge router.
Our top is ready for sanding! Be sure to sand well and prepare the surface to stain.
Once stained, attach the base to the top.

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  • WAYNE LORENZI
    on Mar 21, 2018

    Hi you make it look simple can you please send plans and a list of tools you used .regards wayne

  • Marcus Abela
    on Feb 3, 2019

    hi what router bit did you use?

  • Rosie
    on Jan 13, 2020

    What router cutter did you use. It's dimensions would be useful. How many passes. What depth increase each time.

    Thanks for some answers

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  • TheHoneycombHome
    on Sep 2, 2016

    This is awesome!

  • Mcgypsy9
    on Feb 9, 2017

    Absolutely beautiful! I have actually been searching for plan S I like to make my own round table. I just found what I want but i really like the way you did the top on this so I might be copying your idea! Thanks so much for sharing!

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