The base on this table features rectangular legs 45° to the skirt. Because of the odd joinery, I used the Leigh jig.
The mortises were cut in the legs. Because the table tilts up to 30°, I had to attach a 25° wedge to get the 45° angle I needed to cut the tenons.
The long skirts were a challenge.
However, the tenons proved to be to weak to work, the extreme angle made them all short grain. I cut them all off and went to a loose tenon join.
The change in plan meant a change for the mortise location in the legs, as well.
A set of stops is positioned and the legs are given a first shaping.
Levelers are drilled for with the drill press, an f-clamp braced against the column prevents the leg from grabbing and spinning in your hand.
A dowel is used to pound them home.
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