Building Table Legs
If using the optional tapering jig set the jig to the desired taper taking care to avoid the screws in the leg and run the legs through the table saw.
Building table legs. Set the rip fence on the saw for 3 and trim the other side of the leg assemblies. By trimming each side of the boards this makes a nice square post. For me one of the main challenges to building a table is making a sturdy joint between the legsand the frame while still making it possible to take the table apart for moving. The obvious and sturdiest choice would be to just use mortise and tenon join the apron railsand the legs together but that arrangement can t be taken apart for moving.
Originally the legs were steadied by a trestle made from a pipe. Shop table legs top brands at lowe s canada online store. The pipe was an odd width and i used a 1 spade bit to bore holes in the leg bases. This project is especially useful if you have a large gathering planned and you want to keep the indoor disruptions to a minimum.
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