Build an Outdoor Tile-Top Table in a Weekend!

Get the step-by-step plans to build this Tile Top Table here:

This video is an excerpt from the Woodsmith Shop TV Show, Episode 508: Pocket Screw Joinery Techniques. (This episode originally aired on PBS in November 2011.) When it comes to assembling a project, nothing is quicker than pocket screw joinery. In this episode, the editors of Woodsmith show you how to build projects with pocket screws like this small outdoor table with a tile top.

How do you build a sturdy outdoor table without any tricky mortise and tenon joinery? Using pocket screws makes it quick and easy. Ceramic tiles are normally meant for floors, but it’s also perfect for a small, outdoor table. The tile will take whatever the elements (or a drinking glass) can dish out. You may be surprised by how quickly this table comes together. The secret is that it’s made up of a half-dozen frames put together with pocket screws.

Project Sources:
Kreg K4 Pocket Hole Jig:
Stainless Steel Pocket Hole Screws:

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