The legs on my dining room chairs keep falling off.
The cross pieces between the legs won't stay they are usually laying on the
Then the legs do the "bambi on ice" when you sit on the chair.
It seems like when you sit in a chair, the legs move away from each other
allowing the cross pieces to
fall out, then the next time someone sits in it the whole thing will
I have glued the chairs, I have put screws in them, I tried cleaning out
the old glue and trying a different
brand of glue. I hate to give up on the set. It is a beautiful table and
really nice chairs if the stupid legs
would stay where they belong.
What am I doing wrong?
Is there a better glue?
Should I just throw them out?
I hate to give up on anything, but this has been going on since I bought the
I have used weldwood glue, a yellow woodworker's glue, elmers, and a
rubber cement type glue.
TIA for any help you can give me.
Vikki in WA State