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What is a stretcher in woodworking?
Last Updated: 21st February, 2020
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Keeping this in consideration, what is an apron in woodworking?
An apron, as it applies to furniture, is a wooden panel that connects the surface and legs of a table, desk, or sideboard that sits on legs. An apron is placed at right angles to the underside of the top of a table, sideboard, desk, or seat of a chair and extends between the tops of the legs.
Beside above, what are table legs called? knee – the upper portion of the leg. foot – the bottom part of the leg which touches the floor. A table may have completely straight legs with no distinct knee or foot. drop leaf – a portion of the top which overextends the apron and can be hinged down to take up less space when not in use.
Besides, how do you stabilize a tall table?
The best way to stabilize almost any table is to add corner blocks to the legs. Look under almost any custom or expensive table. You'll see angular blocks spanning across the top of leg diagonally from side to side, encasing the leg under the table apron, which is an overhang that goes around the table.
How thick should dining table legs be?
Dining table legs are 29", which leaves about an inch for top thickness. If you're planning on a top thicker than one inch, you can shorten the 29" legs to maintain a finished height of 30". The apron boards that connect the table legs to form the base are generally about ¾" thick and 4" wide.