Modern Table 3 wonky legs


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Old 04-23-20, 11:11 PM
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Modern Table 3 wonky legs


Been trying for a week now. Thought it was the wrong screwdriver but bought the correct size and the screw turns very little either direction.
 
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Cannot see much in the picture.

Could be it is not a screw but a fastener, see below.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7a6X-_q2vo0
 
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Old 04-24-20, 06:47 AM
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Definitely 2 slot head screws which seem to be wider than my longest screwdriver head. Three of the legs are loose and can't remove the legs because the screws only turn a little either way. You need more pics?
 
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If it's a flat pack (IKEA) type table it could be a quarter turn fastener. If that's the case you can't firm up the legs by tightening the fastener. You might have to shim the parts (between table top and leg) so there is not gap or a slight tension when you tighten the fasteners.
 
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Just turned the table on its side and saw there's 2 screws from the table to the legs. The 2 slot heads maybe fasteners? Can't figure how to tighten them
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Old 04-25-20, 01:18 AM
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Problem solved. Found a spare hex key from Ikea and took the table top off. Tightened the 2 screws in each leg and no more nagging from the missus.
 
 

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