While working on this cute table I got a call from someone looking for a cute table,
so needless to say this table found it's new home right away.
When I first saw the table, there was nothing wrong with it ... so I thought!
But when I started to work with the table I realized how wobbly it was.
It really was not safe to put a lamp or other breakable items on.
Upon further inspection I found it unscrewed into more pieces than expected.
That including 3 individual legs, the leg connector, the center post, and finally the top.
There seemed to be a design flaw with how loose the legs fit into the connector,
causing the table to weeble wobbled all over.
So I fixed it and took photos to share with you how it was done.
First of all I would always suggest putting screws in a discreet or hidden area but
this time around the strongest fit was going to be out in the open.
It is always best to pre-drill and counter sink your screws.
Wood glue is amazingly strong ... so if you got it, use it!
I used 3" wood screws that go right through to hold the leg on the opposite side.
Then all you have to do is fill over the screw heads, sand and paint.
Nice and sturdy now.
And to keep you in the loop of what is coming
I'm working with a 1930's china cabinet, this one is taking some time because my ideas are grand,
an antique desk chair for a birthday girl, and this fabulous desk shown below.
Special THANK YOU to Darcie for the heads up on this desk.