How to Make an Angled Mounting Block for Table Legs

How to Make an Angled Mounting Block for Table Legs

By Wade Shaddy

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Angled mounting blocks are almost always used on table legs. While some craftsmen use metal, other woodworkers find that the versatility of making your own mounting blocks from wood outweighs the one-size-fits-all of metal mounting hardware. This type of block fits up underneath the table apron. It's cut diagonally across the front, with the shape of the table leg in back. This allows it to fit tightly over the leg, with both sides spanning across to the sides of the 90-degree apron. This type of angled mounting block leg installation is one of the most secure and permanent of all table-leg designs.

How to Make an Angled Mounting Block for Table Legs

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Specializing in hardwood furniture, trim carpentry, cabinets, home improvement and architectural millwork, Wade Shaddy has worked in homebuilding since 1972. Shaddy has also worked as a newspaper reporter and writer, and as a contributing writer for Bicycling Magazine. Shaddy began publishing in various magazines in 1992, and published a novel, “Dark Canyon,” in 2008.

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