How secure 2x4 legs to plywood?

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Old 11-12-17, 09:33 PM
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How secure 2x4 legs to plywood?

I have a plywood table top and I want to use some 2x4s as the legs. How can I secure the 2x4s to the plywood so that it's solid?
 
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I'd install a 2x6 [on edge] around the perimeter of the underside of the top and then secure the legs to both the top and the 2x6.
 
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Secure the legs on the inside corners of the 2x6?
And the 2x6 vertical or flat on the plywood?
 
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The 2x6 would be vertical. That both gives you more area to secure the leg and makes the top stiffer.
 
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Old 11-13-17, 08:14 AM
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The vertical 1x6 or 2x6 is called an apron.
Check out these table top fasteners, they are a good way to attach the top to the apron.
You will need a table saw or router to cut a 3/32" groove in the apron.

Table Top Fasteners (8/pack) | Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
 
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