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How to build an Hexagonal Table with Seating

This is the metric (mm) version. Click here for the imperial (ft and inch) version.

Step 11: Cut and fix the legs to the spokes

Cut six legs out of 145mm x 45mm stock to the dimensions given in the drawing below.
plan for the table leg

Fix the legs to the spokes using the pictures below for guidance.

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The pictures are pretty much self explanatory.
Picture 1. The dimensions, with the table upside-down.
Picture 2. Mark where the legs are to go. Refer to Picture 1. for placement.
Picture 3. Clamp the legs in place.
Picture 4. Drill the holes for the bolts.
Picture 5. Put in the bolts, add a washer per bolt, tighten the nuts, and take off the clamps.
Picture 6. Cut six strips of 18mm thick plywood about 100mm wide by 300mm long. Then glue and screw them to the underside of the seat boards for added strength.

plan for fixing the legs to the spokes mark the position of the legs  clamp the legs to the spokes drill the bolt holes through the legs  bolt the legs to the spokes fix a batten to the underside of the seat for added strength