I had a similar idea around concrete table top and copper legs. Made of oak and bent steel tubing, Clip is a simple, portable and foldable table. Inspired by a paper clip, the base and top come apart and the top can be used separately as a tray.
Lee Valley's new Countersunk Washers solve the problem of screw heads splitting stock. The washer/screw combination applies force the same way a pan-head screw does, but is counterbored to a flush position. They're availabe in brass or stainless steel, in