Assembling Leg Units To

The leg units are attached to the cleats that are already mounted on the desktop assembly. They're also joined to two mounting blocks that are inside the trough, see Figs. 11 and 13.

mounting bixx:ks. The two mounting blocks (K) are each made from two pieces of stock laminated together, see Fig. 11. Cut the glued-up blocks to a width of 2" and to length (3"/i<0 to fit inside the trough, see Fig. 11. To mount the blocks, drill two shank holes through each block.

positioning the top. The easiest w ay to fasten the leg units to the top is to lay one of the leg assemblies on the floor with the inside facing up. Then temporarily position the top unit on it so it's flush with the top and front of the arm, see Fig. 11.

The mounting block fits inside the trough, see Fig. 13. To mark its location, reach down into the trough and trace the U-shape of the trough with a pencil.

Before removing the top unit, push an awl through the shank holes in the cleat to mark the location of the pilot holes in the arm. Then remove the top and drill the pilot holes in the arm.

attaching the block. Now glue and screw the mounting block (K) within the pencil line, see Fig. 12.

After the block is screwed in place, position the top unit onto the leg unit and screw the cleat to the arm. Then screw through the bottom of the trough to join it to the mounting block, see Fig. 13. (Note: I didn't glue the top to the legs in case I wanted to take it apart later.)

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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