Countertop support legs – Turning too much counter into a functional and unique table is a great way to avoid waste. A countertop with support legs makes an good cutting surface and can be used as a matching kitchen island that is either mobile. The coincident appearance of the countertop is accentuated when the support legs it are dyed or painted to match the color of the cabinets that are located under the rest of the countertop. Adjust the size of the legs to make bleachers, cutting boards or breakfast trays with the same design. Keep up to two 2-by-2-by-36-inch legs together with the help of an assistant.
Bridge over both legs by placing a 1/2-by-4-by-24-inch support plate through them. Drill two holes from the top of the support board, plunging down on the top of the legs. Slide 2-inch wood screws into the exposed holes. Tighten the wood screws in the holes using the drill. Do the same with two other legs and a support board. Rotate the countertop upside down and position the countertop support legs parts mounted evenly on the underside of the countertop. Drill four holes in each support legs part, through the top of the support board and down through the countertop, being very careful not to go to the other side of the counter.
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Place the 2-inch wood screws in each hole and tighten completely, being careful not to pierce the top surface of the countertop. are two 2 by 2 by 36 inches together countertop support legs using an assistant. Bridge over both legs by placing a 1/2-by-4-by-24-inch leg fixation plate through them. Drill two holes from the top of the support board and go straight down on the top of the legs. Tighten the 2-inch wood screws in the open holes. Fully fasten the boards together by tightening the screws, and then repeat by two additional support legs and a leg attachment plate.