How to Build a Round Folding Table How to Build a Round Folding Table

A round folding table is something that you could use for any number of occasions. Whether it is for a party, around the holidays or just when you're entertaining a lot of people. These tables also work great whenever you need a lot of space for just yourself for crafts or even for monthly bills. You will also be able to have full control of the size of the table as well as the height. Materials Needed: Sandpaper Power Drill Power Saw Screws Boards for Legs and Tabletop Leg Brackets with Screws Paint or Stain Step 1 - Choose Wood You will need to go to your local home improvement store or lumber yard so that you can get the wood for your project. The wood that you get will be for the legs and the tabletop. It is a good idea for the wood to be somewhere between 1 ¼ inches to 1 ¾ inches. Typically, going right down the middle with ½ an inch is going to be the best way to go. It is a good idea for you to choose how tall you want your table to be before you begin to shop. This way, you will be able to know how long the boards will need to be when you are getting them. Step 2 - Tabletop Because you are getting a round tabletop, it may be in your best interest to get one premade. Cutting a perfectly round tabletop can be difficult to do on your own. If you happen to choose one that already has finishing on it, you will be able to not have to worry about staining or painting your table after you have put it together. Smaller boards will be necessary so that you can put them around the bottom of your tabletop. This will help you out when it comes to stability as well as help to get the legs completely fastened on. Step 3 - Beginning You will begin by cutting your smaller boards so that you can make the rim for the bottom of your tabletop. Cut them down to the right sizes with your power saw. Step 4 - Rim Boards You will need to have at least 8 of the regular length screws attached to your rim boards. The thinner of the rim boards will then need to be placed underneath your tabletop. You will do this about 2 inches from the edge of the tabletop. Make sure that you do 1 board at a time on your tabletop. One screw will need to be driven onto each of the sides of the boards with your power drill. Step 5 - Finish Up Cut the legs to the accurate size and attach them under the tabletop rim after they have been cut. Attach them using your brackets. The bracket will need to be half under the rim and the other half on the leg. If you do not have wood that has been finished, then sand and stain or paint your wood.

A round folding table is something that you could use for any number of occasions, whether it is for a party, the holidays, or just when you're entertaining a lot of people. These tables also work great whenever you need a lot of space for crafts or even for sorting through monthly bills. You will also be able to have full control of the size of the table as well as the height.

Materials Needed
  • Sandpaper
  • Power Drill
  • Power Saw
  • Screws
  • Boards for Legs and Tabletop
  • Leg Brackets with Screws
  • Paint or Stain
Step 1 - Choose Wood

You will need to go to your local home improvement store or lumber yard so that you can get the wood for your project. The wood that you get will be for the legs and the tabletop. It is a good idea for the wood to be somewhere between 1 ¼ inches to 1 ¾ inches. Typically, going right down the middle with ½ an inch is going to be the best way to go. It is a good idea for you to choose how tall you want your table to be before you begin to shop. This way, you will be able to know how long the boards will need to be when you are getting them.

Step 2 - Tabletop

Because you are getting a round tabletop, it may be in your best interest to get one premade. Cutting a perfectly round tabletop can be difficult to do on your own. If you happen to choose one that already has finishing on it, you will be able to not have to worry about staining or painting your table after you have put it together. Smaller boards will be necessary so that you can put them around the bottom of your tabletop. This will help you out when it comes to stability as well as help to get the legs completely fastened on.

Step 3 - Beginning

You will begin by cutting your smaller boards so that you can make the rim for the bottom of your tabletop. Cut them down to the right sizes with your power saw.

Step 4 - Rim Boards

You will need to have at least 8 of the regular length screws attached to your rim boards. The thinner of the rim boards will then need to be placed underneath your tabletop. You will do this about 2 inches from the edge of the tabletop. Make sure that you do 1 board at a time on your tabletop. One screw will need to be driven onto each of the sides of the boards with your power drill.

Step 5 - Finish Up

Cut the legs to the

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