Mounting Rockler router table top?

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I could use some suggestions for mounting a new Rockler router table top to a set of homemade wooden legs. I am leaning toward installing threaded inserts into the bottom and making it removable. Is 4 inserts enough to secure the top? Does anybody have any better way of doing this? Thanks, BF
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If you're talking about T-nuts, they may not work if the legs will be subject to different seasonal movement than the top.
One thing you could consider is the sorta L-shaped wood "clips" Norm uses in the NYW for attaching table tops. He routs or dadoes grooves on the inside of the table aprons and screws the clips to the top. This would provide some room for movement. I suppose in a pinch the slots could be made with a biscuit joiner in two passes at different heights.

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Don't make the mistake I did when instaling my Rockler table top. I positlioned it so that when I put a screw through the underside it came out directly under the miter chanel pushing it up and out of the table. :(
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I just left mine the way it is and clamp it to my workmate when I need it, and store it out of the way when I'm not using it
Dan

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Assuming its particle board you really shouldn't need to worry about movement so you should be able to to a direct connection of any type.
I would also assume you would build a stand that has an apron connecting 4 legs and a shelf , tressel or braces to make it sturdy. You don't want it swaying as you run parts through that cutter.
You could do pocket screws up from the apron. You could use table irons (or buttons they are sometimes called) check Rockler or Woodcraft or McFeely's. I wouldn't go with the wooden table attachments like Norm uses. They are fine for fine furniture but not that positive of an attachemnt for a working table. Finally, if you like brute force, just counter sink some holes in the top and screw it down to the apron. The top won't move (seasonaly) being particle board and the aprons won't move enough in length to ever worry about.
BW

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