Tile Top Patio Table
Based around a 16" square ceramic floor tile this unique little table is just the right size to hold your snacks and liquid refreshments as you relax on the patio.
The top is basically a picture frame, four boards with mitered corners, with a rabbet cut in the front to fit the ceramic tile.
To add some character I used the edges of a slab of yew that I had sitting in the shop, any other dimensioned wood such as cedar or white oak would work as well. I smoothed the top with my jointer, then sanded the high spots on the edges, but actually left it quite rustic.
The legs were made from 18" long lengths of the edge of the slabs as well, two sections were used, ripped at 30 degrees and glued together.
The table was finished with an outdoor oil to protect it from the elements and bring out the features in the yew slab.
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