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Forum topic by rahja posted 03-08-2009 09:58 PM 2451 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-08-2009 09:58 PM

Gentlemen…Have spent an hour googling for inexpensive pine table legs for a project I was handed earlier today. Not yet proficient at the lathe so I thought you guys might have a tip on where I can go to check on these LEGS. Do not like the idea of spending a small bundle on this project. Thanks!

-- roger l harmon

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#1 posted 03-08-2009 10:45 PM

I’ve seen some fairly inexpensive ones at the the big box stores. Most of the ones online are outrageous.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 03-08-2009 11:13 PM

Thanks for the blind alley. Really was not what I had in mind.

-- roger l harmon

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#3 posted 03-08-2009 11:32 PM

Roger, how about Osborne Wood. I have bought some corbels from them and thought about getting some table legs for a kitchen island.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 03-09-2009 12:28 AM

Do they have to be round? You could always taper a square leg.

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#5 posted 03-09-2009 01:16 AM

As Steve Martin would say… “Well excuuuuuse me!”

I’ve looked at a number of sources for table legs, and have always thought they were quite expensive. One day at Home Depot, I saw some pine ones that I thought were pretty reasonable. I wouldn’t use them for a piece of fine furniture, but you didn’t go into details about your project. You said you didn’t want to spend a bundle.

Based on the information given and the question asked, I thought it was a reasonable suggestion. Sorry if I insulted you.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 03-09-2009 02:15 AM

Sorry Charlie…no offense…I checked just one “big box” site and that was the one that led “no where”. This hillbilly was not aware that the term referred to the biggies like Lowes, Wallyworld and the like. And, Zuki, my customer insists on spindle type legs to match an item that I had restored for him. Thanks everyone for the input.

-- roger l harmon

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#7 posted 03-09-2009 03:26 AM

No problem, Roger. Good luck on the search. And be sure to let us know if you find a good source.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 03-09-2009 10:51 PM

Osborne has supplied me for many projects. They are extremly reliable and VERY reasonable. I have always received excellent customer service.
No connection, just a happy customer.


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#9 posted 03-11-2009 02:36 AM

Osborne is good you may also want to try Matthew Burack and Adams Wood Products

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#10 posted 03-11-2009 02:45 AM

If you’re looking on Lowe’s or Home Depot’s web site, they don’t always show you everything they stock when you do a search.

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#11 posted 03-11-2009 03:47 AM

I found some nice pine legs at Lowe’s. I think they were like $14 per. Osbournes’s is a good place as is VanDyke’s. I used the Lowe’s legs on the kitchen table in my projects.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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