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Elegant Table Top Fasteners Pierre SD

To make the buttons, cut dadoes in a long block (see photo). Drill andcountersink holes for the screws and then chamfer the long edges. Sawapart the blocks and chamfer the ends with a file or disc sander.

The Home Depot
(605)361-7439
2523 S Louise Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Fastenal- Watertown
605-882-1511
1123 9th Ave SW Watertown, SD, 57201
Watertown, SD
 
STAN HOUSTON EQUIPMENT CO INC/Sioux
(605) 336-3727
501 SOUTH MARION ROAD SIOUX FALLS, SD, 57106
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Fastenal- Rapid City
605-348-5455
1550 Samco Road Rapid City, SD, 57702
Rapid City, SD
 
Carhart Lumber Co
(605) 368-9008
46979 Monty Street
Tea, SD
 
Homestead Building Supplies
(605) 772-4511
207 South Minnie
Howard, SD
 
Honomichl Design (Lbr)
(605) 384-5416
300 S Main
Wagner, SD
 
Fastenal- Aberdeen
605-226-8238
6 Nth Dakota Street Suite 100 Aberdeen, SD, 57401
Aberdeen, SD
 
Jones' Ace Hardware of Madison
(605) 256-3981
400 S Egan Ave
Madison, SD
 
Kbs True Value
(605) 987-5703
114 S Main
Canton, SD
 

Elegant Table Top Fasteners

Elegant Table Top Fasteners

On my best work, I want the bottom of my project to look as good asthe top. That's when I make an old-fashioned set of wooden tabletopfasteners, or "buttons," rather than use the modern stamped-steel type.

A button allows a solid-wood top to expand and contract through theseasons. When the top's grain runs parallel to the rail, the buttonslides in and out of the slot as the top slowly moves. When the grainruns at right angles to the rail, the button slides side to side.

To make the buttons, cut dadoes in a long block (see photo). Drill andcountersink holes for the screws and then chamfer the long edges. Sawapart the blocks and chamfer the ends with a file or disc sander.

 


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