Creating the perfect dining table

Keith Fritz teaches you how to custom design dining tables

Presenting Showroom: Michael-Cleary

Keith will share his knowledge and experience on creating the perfect dining table. He will draw from the consulted sources below as well as his own background to expand students’ knowledge of dining table properties and functions. The dining table has a central role in clients’ home as the centerpiece to hosting gatherings spectacular, celebratory, professional, or intimate, and so its properties and placement must be thoroughly examined.

Cited bibliography for course material:

Blackburn, Graham. Table Design: A well-proportioned table balances ergonomics with style. Fine Woodworking, Issue 177, May/June 2005, 64-67. Print. Retrieved February 9, 2017, from personal library.

Blackburn, Graham. Designing Table Legs. Fine Woodworking, Issue 145, November/December 2000, 56-64. Print. Retrieved February 9, 2017, from personal library.

Hoadley, R. Bruce. Water and Wood: The problems of a difficult pair. Fine Woodworking on Wood and How to Dry it, 6-10. Print. Retrieved February 9, 2017, from personal library.

Nutting, Wallace. Furniture Treasury, Vol. I & II. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1928, Tables 800-1203. Print. Retrieved February 9, 2017 from personal library.


Since 1999, Keith Fritz and his cadre of artisans have been privileged to craft custom furniture for the finest homes in America.

Every piece of furniture is fully customizable and made to order in our recently expanded workshop in Ferdinand, Indiana. We offer an extensive catalog to begin your bespoke furniture project with your favorite architect or interior designer, or work with the Keith Fritz design team to create your personal masterpiece.

Keith Fritz



Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Broadcast to Youtube and Facebook