We wanted something that was the perfect size to play board games on, and that fit nicely with our sofa.
The joints were roughly cut out using the compound saw, then chiseled by hand.
You can see the cut-outs are mirrored along the piece for aesthetic reasons.
If you cut the groove in both pieces at the same time you get the exact height you want when you join them togehter.
Regular indoor wood-glue was used.
6mm plywood, sanded to fit into the groove better.
Smacking the two table-pieces together by hand is not enough, you need stronger stuff…
Belt-fasteners were used. Make sure to tighten the two pieces together, or else they might flip from the force of the belts.
Three coats of hard wax oil, with some very light