Rounding feet

Every time the table is moved, you risk catching an edge and splintering the bottom. To prevent this, round over the bottoms of the legs with a random orbit sander (above) or a sanding block.

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Replaceable feet

One of the problems of the legs of outdoor furniture is that the end grain naturally acts as a wick to draw moisture into the leg, hastening the decaying process. A simple solution is to add 'A-inch-thick blocks, whose grain runs lengthwise. These will be slower to pick up moisture and can be easily rep\aced when they eventually do rot.

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