Octagon table

Took about 1 week to finish the project. I like the overall result.

Instead of using pocket hole to join the top, I use dowel and glue to join the board together. Clamp the top in sections then combine 2 large piece together. 

using the speed squre to create the 45 degree angle and use the circular saw to cut out the angled section. 

I used the table saw to cut off the round edge on 2x2 to create smooth Table apron.

Use wood filer to fill all the crack and hole from brad nail/joint. 

apply 2 layer of stain. allow it to dry overnight. Then Thin out poly with minaral Spirit to wipe on 4-5 layers.

sand finish in between with 330 grit paper

Estimated Cost
300
Estimated Time Investment
Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
Type of Wood
Red Oak for top, Pine for base
Finish Used
Min-wax Red Mahogany with 4 layer of Min-wax polyurethane
Recommended Skill Level
Intermediate