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Forum topic by usmcshooter posted 10-14-2013 10:45 AM 571 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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usmcshooter

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10-14-2013 10:45 AM

I plan on building a computer table that will have 8 legs. What is the best way to attach the rails to the legs ?
Mortise and loose tenon, dowels, ? Rails are 2 3/4” high x 3/4” thick, legs 2” x 2”. Wood is Oak.

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#1 posted 10-15-2013 06:00 PM

I have found Loose Tenons to be the strongest and most accurate to make and not at all hard to do

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#2 posted 10-16-2013 01:34 AM

I like the idea of loose tenons too.

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