With a just a few small pieces of wood, you can make an attractive and useful trivet.
A trivet is traditionally used to hold a hot container in the kitchen. It guards countertops and tables from the heat of a hot pan or dish taken out of the oven. But a trivet can do something more than serve a practical purpose, it can also make an attractive platform for a centerpiece at the dining room table. Making this trivet is pretty straightforward. It’s just a series of bars that fit into slots on three short feet. The bars are also joined by end blocks that are made just like the feet but trimmed after assembly to provide a more finished look.
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- Metric (unavailable)
What You Get:
- 4 pages of step-by-step instructions
- 10 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
- Shop-tested technique for making the joinery
- Materials list and cutting diagram
- Retail sources for project supplies
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.