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Calculating angles on an X leg table

11-18-2017 06:06 AM by | 5 comments »

I’m putting this here so the next time someone asks this question, I can find the information quickly. I have not tried these. Feel free to comment. Calculating the angles of an X leg table is deceptively complicated because the width of the legs or braces changes the angles. Here are some alternatives to calculating the angle: Tack the legs or braces together in an X and arrange them to the right angle. Make a mock up from cardboard or plywood Draw it full size on paper or plywood Use a drawing program like Sketchup, etc. But if you want to try and calculate the answer, maybe this will help… Let B be the angle (initially unknown) the leg makes with the floo...

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