Making a Perfect Table Top - The Easy Way

1 nov. 2020
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Building solid wood tables is a lot of work - this technique will make things a lot easier!

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  • She's a madlad

    Scott HebertScott Hebert2 dagen geleden
  • What if you put them on a nice piece of plywood decking, weighed down and glued, clamped etc, Then fix the top on the decking if you like to dance or flip it to have your almost perfect top ready for next step

    123idreamjeannie123idreamjeannie3 dagen geleden
  • It's a cool idea, but look like it's way more work.

    Mike NayyarMike Nayyar8 dagen geleden
  • Excellent process! It would make using different contrasts of wood, eg. maple to walnut, more intriguing and beautiful. Keep up the good work! Cheers from Canada!

    Mike WieggersMike Wieggers9 dagen geleden
  • Excelente forma de trabajar la madera, te felicito. Congratulations Laura, I love your work

    Alejandro RobledoAlejandro Robledo12 dagen geleden
  • Wait a minute or two. OK. ?!?!?!, OK. WOW, Laura, I have never seen any woodworker or maker do something like this!!! 💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪. Woman you are fantastic!!!

    Tim BoTim Bo19 dagen geleden
  • "Solution that makes things quicker" ... Gets out hand plane... Yeah okay buddy

    Brandon DotyBrandon Doty25 dagen geleden
  • Der beste DIY Kanal, der mir bisher über'n Weg gelaufen ist 😀 Respekt!

    Knut SeemannKnut SeemannMaand geleden
  • So clever. Much cheaper to build. Materials and tools wise. And it looks even better. Perfect. Thanks and congrats

    Miguel MatosMiguel MatosMaand geleden
  • Super cool solution and truly unique result! Always awesome to witness your creativity.

    Joseph PerroneJoseph PerroneMaand geleden
  • I will try this , i New follower from gabon but i dont know if i can do this with gabon wood .

    Guy Roger OBIANG NANGGuy Roger OBIANG NANGMaand geleden
  • your hands do some great thinking I love your videos

    ian mcfaddenian mcfaddenMaand geleden
  • I like the low wastage of wood too. Looks great as well.

    korukikorukiMaand geleden
  • There's some flooring that is made using this technique.

    jnh473jnh473Maand geleden
  • Damn!! That is even more beautiful than straight edges!! I am doing this forever! Thanks!! Brilliant idea

    Michael DecandiaMichael DecandiaMaand geleden
  • I saw “tips from a shipwright” use this method to join boards for a boat build, very clever

    Heather ScanlanHeather ScanlanMaand geleden
  • Does your bandsaw leave a glue ready surface? I only have a cheap ryobi bandsaw at the moment, but even with a tiny blade the edges have tons of saw marks that wouldn’t be suitable for a glue joint. I love your videos btw! I hope to meet Schmuto one day!

    ryder clarkryder clarkMaand geleden
  • I saw tim sway do that with pallets and a jig saw.

    Alberto ÁlvarezAlberto ÁlvarezMaand geleden

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      Alberto ÁlvarezAlberto ÁlvarezMaand geleden
  • Laura Kampf, you are amazing! It should be even stronger as glue joints are following the grain/less joint tension. And super organic. Genius!

    divyajnanadivyajnanaMaand geleden
  • Laura, your innovation is utterly amazing!

    Goose GusemanGoose GusemanMaand geleden
  • This is absolutely brilliant. I am in the process of buying tools to set up a wood/metal workshop and you just saved me from buying an expensive planer :). What's more, the expensive planer also has different power requirements which none of the other machines have and this necessitated additional money spend upfront to upgrade the power station and meters. Thank you for this idea :). I will buy a bandsaw instead of a planer now ;)

    Shankar ShastryShankar ShastryMaand geleden
  • Awesome!

    Tim LockieTim LockieMaand geleden
  • ¡Qué fineza y elegancia! Your artistic and sustainable aproach to wood is impresive.

    Helena Emilia San MartínHelena Emilia San MartínMaand geleden
  • Cool idea

    Paula PowellPaula PowellMaand geleden
  • Just discovered your channel. Love your stuff

    Brian GermainBrian GermainMaand geleden
  • Woouu!! That amazing work!! So smooth table 😍

    Sergi LoganSergi Logan2 maanden geleden
  • Super cool idea....looks amazing!

    Mark ArnoldMark Arnold2 maanden geleden
  • I enjoy watching you work!! This was an awesome idea!!!

    Emily AngleseyEmily Anglesey2 maanden geleden
  • So smart.

    Matt ConlonMatt Conlon2 maanden geleden
  • Could you add the supports - lock them down on the material then go through the planner? You killed it good job!!

    Joe NoreroJoe Norero2 maanden geleden
  • Beautiful! Love it... But you didn't convince me it was less work... 😜

    Martin BeaudryMartin Beaudry2 maanden geleden
  • needless to say, I have subscribed. Excellent technique. I've used this method for smaller pieces but never ever thought to apply it to a table top. The final product is pretty sweet. I'll have to try this and see how it comes out.

    deeguhdeeguh2 maanden geleden
  • I used to do this very same thing with a router with a bump to the side every so often is like leaving locks so it doesn’t slide out of alignment when gluing 🤷‍♂️

    Tim DyckTim Dyck2 maanden geleden
  • Great video and idea. Think I will have to use that technique with some narrow slabs I have stored for a table top project

    Endurobiker10Endurobiker102 maanden geleden
  • Super Video, tolle Idee 💡 - keep up the good work 🤙🏼 - liebe Grüsse aus 🇨🇭

    Christian HenkerChristian Henker2 maanden geleden
  • kudos on possible starting a new joint look.. Live edge has become huge; nonstraight joints could be the next thing; much more organic looking, maybe do same but don't cut off live edge... (Little side bar; notice you didn't spread glue out after applying it to edges like so many seem to think is mandatory... if the glue is squeezing out of the joint its guarantied to be coating the surface 100%. You could go one step further and just lay a straight line of glue; again if it is squeezing out on both sides of joint you have 100% coverage

    tony volbedatony volbeda2 maanden geleden
  • Totally awesome, looks so much more organic. Im going to try this right away

    Roy BissadaRoy Bissada2 maanden geleden
  • Thank you for sharing your brilliant ideas, Laura, subscribed.

    Oleg PerepelkinOleg Perepelkin2 maanden geleden
  • I do nearly the same thing to integrate different types of wood in my cutting boards. If you have a good sharp blade on your bandsaw it works beautifully.

    CM LindgrenCM Lindgren2 maanden geleden
  • I'm bout to have to try this! Great Idea!

    Bulkhead GarageBulkhead Garage2 maanden geleden
  • Genial!

    Constantin von StegmannConstantin von Stegmann2 maanden geleden
  • that is ridiculously cool. As I was watching the edges go together I was thinking it just looked so....right! Wood isn't square. Cutting it to highlight the natural curve of the live edge is amazing.

    Joel ZavallaJoel Zavalla3 maanden geleden
  • Awesome that was cool

    Santiago Cantu BorjasSantiago Cantu Borjas3 maanden geleden
  • Looks like lots more work than the conventional method? It does allow the wavy joints that is cleaver

    Ken CochraneKen Cochrane3 maanden geleden
  • This is BRILLIANT.

    Kate JonesKate Jones3 maanden geleden
  • Cool idea

    Themreiso ShaizaThemreiso Shaiza3 maanden geleden
  • Hammer! Total schön! So ein selbstgebauter Tisch ist noch mein Traum!

    Sarah McShepherdSarah McShepherd3 maanden geleden
  • Is she a sister of Drew Berrymore?

    Max InpainsMax Inpains3 maanden geleden
  • I have ALWAYS wondered if this technique would work. So glad to see you try it. Beautiful work! 😊👍👍

    aceadmanaceadman3 maanden geleden
  • WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE??? This was a wonderful inspiration. Even though I don't have a 30" bandsaw (I could have but it was too tall for my garage), I figured out the "jointing" with a jigsaw as you were bandsawing (long jigsaw blades I already have -- bought in Berlin). The router/planer was something I knew about and had seen once in a furniture shop in Louisiana but I like your simple jig. As soon as I am done with a bunch of other projects (table saw rebuild, new router table...) I will try that technique to make some breadboards -- which are really just miniature tabletops. Lord knows I have enough wood out in the garage... This video popped up in my suggestion list this evening and I am very glad it did.

    FranzStrasseFranzStrasse3 maanden geleden
  • Loved it!

    Stephen JeffreysStephen Jeffreys3 maanden geleden
  • gute Idee, ich bezweifle aber ob es weniger arbeit ist, trotzdem, gutes video

    Klaus StadlerKlaus Stadler3 maanden geleden
  • Quedo re joya

    Ivan MarconettiIvan Marconetti3 maanden geleden
  • good idea but also looks like a lot of work...not everyone has a good bandsaw like yours

    bisarowoodbisarowood3 maanden geleden
    • @Laura Kampf oh believe me I do , I'm all about make things work ....

      bisarowoodbisarowood3 maanden geleden
    • If all you are looking for is problems, all you are going to see is problems. Try to look for solutions-it’s a lot more fun!

      Laura KampfLaura Kampf3 maanden geleden
  • muy bien!

    diy japan wood working funiturediy japan wood working funiture3 maanden geleden
  • Five years? Are your videos all in English? This is the first of yours I've seen and I subscribed. After 40 years of woodworking I find your approach is entirely fresh and look forward to your other content. You know, no matter what you choose for music you won't please everyone. This music bugged me after a minute or two so I muted the sound until you were obviously talking again. Annoying music is no improvement over the noise of a router. Never-the-less, I'm glad to have "discovered" you and wish you the best.

    Mark KoonsMark Koons3 maanden geleden
  • This is such an interesting technique. I wonder how the wood would react over time. The cycles of cold and hot, dry and humid. Would the curved surface make for a tighter bond between boards or would it cause more splitting? Congrats on the creative technique!

    EmmanuelEmmanuel3 maanden geleden
  • You are freaking awesome 👏!!!!

    JoJoe SteezyJoJoe Steezy3 maanden geleden
  • 👍🏻🤩😎...clever and cool...

    Mac 666Mac 6663 maanden geleden
  • Cool idea, looks great, but It’s not any less work.

    Brandon PerezBrandon Perez3 maanden geleden
  • The final result is beautiful, especially the lines between slabs! But planing step should be faster with the planer, don't you think? Then you glue them together with biscuits for example

    MrTaratataTMrTaratataT3 maanden geleden
    • I love the trick with the mass on top of the sander!

      MrTaratataTMrTaratataT3 maanden geleden
  • Durch den Bandsägenschnitt sind die Fügekanten beim Fügen systembedingt nicht absolut dicht. Dies sieht man auch in den Nahaufnahmen. Wenn man es wirklich perfekt machen will, dann nach der Methode des geschweiften Fügens mit den entsprechenden Fräsern und Schablonen. Außerdem ist das Planfräsen nun auch aufwendig. Da richte ich lieber die die einzelnen Lamellen ab, als das ich die komplette Tischplatte zum Schluss planfräsen muss. Die Span- und vor allem Staubbelastung ist hierbei auch deutlich höher, als bei der klassischen Variante. Hier also von "perfect" und "easy way" zu sprechen, ist dann doch er Marketing, als Realität.

    HolzwerkraumHolzwerkraum3 maanden geleden
  • Geile Idee!

    Chris RainerChris Rainer3 maanden geleden
  • Nice ❤️

    ivan diyivan diy3 maanden geleden
  • Are those Maple slabs?

    S FireS Fire3 maanden geleden
    • @Laura Kampf love Maple grain patterns. Beautiful job!

      S FireS Fire3 maanden geleden
    • Yes

      Laura KampfLaura Kampf3 maanden geleden
  • I dont have planner machine and you just save my time with the router

    DD3 maanden geleden
  • Great idea Laura! I have never see before this technik. Congrats.

    Planetamaquinaria TeamPlanetamaquinaria Team3 maanden geleden
  • Moinsen! Hatte vor gar nicht langer Zeit die gleiche Idee mit dem Besäumen der Bretter; nur in einem anderen Zusammenhang.Wollte Schranktüren mit ungleichen Stößen erstellen mithilfe dieser Methode. Die, wie Jameson Evenden schrieb, "the Kampf method." Super Sache!!!

    clausen xclausen x3 maanden geleden
  • Bardzo inspirujący filmik!! Zdrowia życzę

    krzysztof ccckrzysztof ccc3 maanden geleden
  • ... that is legitimately genius. the slabs don't have to reference against a known square if they reference against each other! I learn so much from you, thank you!

    One For PaulOne For Paul3 maanden geleden
  • Super smart idea 💡 and the final result looks great. I'll give it a try. Thanks for sharing such a great idea

    Hany SamirHany Samir3 maanden geleden
  • such a clever solution, great!

    Jeferson FrancoJeferson Franco3 maanden geleden
  • Far less wasted wood, too.

    Lazy GardensLazy Gardens3 maanden geleden
  • Thank you for sharing your great idea !!

    HollywoodMGB3HollywoodMGB33 maanden geleden
  • Use an electric 4.5" planner instead or router and go even faster ! : )

    Lic. Eugenio R. RodríguezLic. Eugenio R. Rodríguez3 maanden geleden
  • Genius Woman !! besides, waves look mor natural than straight cuts when finishing .

    Lic. Eugenio R. RodríguezLic. Eugenio R. Rodríguez3 maanden geleden
  • Cutting both boards together is so clever and the router idea is genius. I've made a campervan table top from pallet wood but have no way to plane it all smooth. I'll see if i can rig up my router in a similar way, thanks.

    MarkLovellMarkLovell3 maanden geleden
  • Genius!

    BradBrad3 maanden geleden
  • -slow clap- well played. Well played

    Brett TaylerBrett Tayler3 maanden geleden
  • Very nice work! (Btw: Where did you get these screw clamps with the iron handle on 3:58 ?)

    Marcus BrammertzMarcus Brammertz3 maanden geleden
  • What an amazing looking board! I love the curved lines fitting together! The router bit seems like a lot of work but is a genius way of getting the job done without a planer!

    Rob MatthewsRob Matthews3 maanden geleden
  • Genius. As usual !

    Artie ShellArtie Shell3 maanden geleden
  • It will be even easier if you use some big head router bit - something like in this video ;-) and in cnc it will be even emore easy ;-).

    Miguel EstorninoMiguel Estornino3 maanden geleden
  • You are a genius! Great job done and great help for me!

    Redieh SiemRedieh Siem3 maanden geleden
  • I love this, I always want to make my own table but yet never know I just want 3 tools to do so.

    Sanjay HinesSanjay Hines3 maanden geleden
  • You can also use this technique for wallpapering

    John MalcovichJohn Malcovich3 maanden geleden
  • amazing! I loved that

    Adejar FilhoAdejar Filho3 maanden geleden
  • This is cool, I use a similar technique when I cut auto body rust holes out! I weld sheet over hole and cut out together so that the two pices have the same exact shape.!

    Z SmokeyZ Smokey3 maanden geleden
  • Great job, great idea. Congratulations.

    zoltán gellénzoltán gellén3 maanden geleden
  • I just love love love your style!!! It’s genuine, cool, fun, totally amazing!!!!!

    Emanuel MatosEmanuel Matos3 maanden geleden
    • OMG !!! You’re brilliant!!!!!!! I just tried this on a project I was working on (serendipitously I came across your video, while I was racking my brain on how to get around blending 3 different boards)... anyway, The technique you showed is not only cool and clever it saved me a lot of time! The glue up went super well. Thank You Thank You Thank You!!! Next time I’m in AMS (granted we have to get they this pandemic first) I will invite you to the Jordaan find a cool bar and buy you a beer 🍺!! Prost!

      Emanuel MatosEmanuel Matos3 maanden geleden
  • Ottimo lavoro complimenti saluti dall'Italia, se vuoi visita il mio canale NLworld mi farebbe piacere un grande saluto 😁😁👍👍

    KOSMOLAB 66KOSMOLAB 663 maanden geleden
  • That does look really cool with the curved glue joint. Very clever indeed!

    BronkBuiltBronkBuilt3 maanden geleden
  • Genesis idea!

    Scott BorderScott Border3 maanden geleden
  • That looks awesome !!! 👏

    Fluffy HamsterFluffy Hamster3 maanden geleden
  • Nice!

    Thomas NøhrThomas Nøhr3 maanden geleden
  • 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

    Makson 1Makson 13 maanden geleden
  • Laura, you really had me there with the bandsaw technique. Loved it. But, you really lost me when I watched you spend all those very tedious and boring hours going back and forth with that router. I hated that. It might be a different way, but it sure as hell ain't a faster way.

    Mike DaughertyMike Daugherty3 maanden geleden
  • #schweinegeil beim tapezieren für jeden normal, bei der Holzverarbeitung wäre ich nicht drauf gekommen. Werde ich testen 💪👍

    buschdelbuschdel3 maanden geleden
  • Perfekt gemacht !

    Tony BaptistaTony Baptista3 maanden geleden
  • Thanks for this, Laura! I've been wanting to put together kitchen and dining room tables for years but have put off attempting it because of the panels. I couldn't figure out how to put them together without having to buy a planer and a joiner and all that for which I don't have room. I don't have a band saw, but I do have a jig saw, and I don't have a plunge router, but I do have an electric hand planer- I think I can do this!!

    Paula GPaula G3 maanden geleden