Attach Metal Legs to A Wooden Table Top

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Forum topic by Ken posted 11-18-2013 05:43 PM 2156 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-18-2013 05:43 PM

I have an old set of hand carved wooden table legs that are covered with copper that was hand fashioned over the carved wood. At the top of each leg is a hole that holds metal L brackets (1.5” vertical and horizontal) that were using to attach the leg to a table top (only the legs survive, so I don’t know what kind of table top they were attached to). I want to attach the legs to a wooden coffee table top that I am making. The top is a slab of pecan about 2” thick, 2.5” x 4.5’. I don’t think that just attaching the legs with screws will be adequate. I was think of attaching the legs to a metal frame and then attaching the frame with multiple screws to the wooden top, ala a a standard wood to wood configuration. Does anybody have any ideas/experience with this type of situation.

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#1 posted 11-18-2013 06:06 PM

A picture would help.

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#2 posted 11-19-2013 06:08 PM

Picture of table Leg

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