Table construction ideas/advice

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I have some lengths of 44mm x 44mm maple timber left over from a project and want to make a table using them. The dimensions will be 200cm x 80cm x 73cm (height) and the legs will need to to removable ideally. I am a bit of a novice when it comes to working with good quality timber but am open to all suggestions as to how best construct a solid but simple base.

By “legs removable”, do you mean being able to separate the legs/aprons from the top, or to fully break down the legs into 4 pieces

To break the legs down into four pieces. Reason being I don’t know whether it would be possible to get it into the flat otherwise. An alternative perhaps would be to a final assembly on site if fully removable legs makes things too complicated.

Two ideas: use threaded inserts if you need to remove the legs multiple times, or use hinges for folding legs.

I’m a big fan of threaded inserts. If you want it to be fully disassembleable, if you search for “take down hardware”, there are a couple of different ways to do it.

Corner brackets with a threaded insert in the leg and single bolt to attach/detach the leg works well and is easy and inexpensive. You can also make your own corner brackets too using threaded insert and 45 degree mitre cut.

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Thanks for all the replies. I will have a think about the various options and post back when I have decided.

You can tap the wood itself and harden the thread with glue if you don’t want to use a threaded insert for aetheric, space or strength reasons