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An in-progress shot of the rough-shaping of my elliptical low table.
A dado set will do just fine when hogging out the rough shape of the elliptical staves.
More of the dado set roughing out the stave.
Before I shape the outside faces, I glue up the two staves and fit them to the base.
A few of my new favorite tools!
Adding new pieces as we go around the base.
A little tricky to glue curved staves edge-to-edge, but I've found that my spring clamp set works great.
I love Walnut crotch grain, and these two book-matched slabs will look great as the top for my elliptical low table.