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Do I need any bracing / supports underneath a large plywood tabletop?

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Hey, I am making a simple 48×78 table out of 3/4 baltic birch ply, and simply screwing on metal legs from amazon.

What I am wondering is, do I need to make a sort of apron, or battens underneath to prevent warping is this not an issue with ply wood? I was also considering doing a sort of "X"

This is for indoor.

Let me know what you think
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Definitely need some sort of bracing otherwise, that plywood will sag. Maybe wide edgebanding that provides strength-plus it will cover up the plywood edge.

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