how to attach legs to coffee table

How to Attach Legs to a Coffee Table

Coffee tables often have removable legs, which can be attached and removed as needed. Attaching legs to your coffee table is a fairly straightforward process that only takes a few tools and some simple instructions.

Things You Will Need

  • Coffee Table
  • Legs (matching coffee table)
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver
  • Pilot Hole Kit

Steps to Follow:

  1. Gather Your Materials: Start by gathering the coffee table, legs, Phillips head screwdriver and pilot hole kit. Make sure you have the correct size and length of screws for the legs.
  2. Lay Out All Pieces: Before beginning, lay out all pieces on a flat surface. Make sure the legs are flush with the table top and are evenly spaced.
  3. Mark Pilot Holes: Use the pilot hole kit to mark the holes for the screws that will hold the legs in place. Make sure the pilot holes are the correct size for the screws. This is important to ensure that the legs are secure.
  4. Drill Pilot Holes: Once the pilot holes are marked, use the drill and drill bit from the kit to create the pilot holes.
  5. Secure Legs with the Screws: After the pilot holes are drilled, secure the legs with the appropriate screws. Use the Phillips head screwdriver to screw in the screws until they are tight.
  6. Enjoy Your New Coffee Table: Once the legs are secure, your coffee table is ready to be enjoyed! Enjoy your new look.


  • Always use the appropriate size and length of screws for the legs. This will ensure that the legs are secure.
  • If you have any questions about the process, consult the manufacturer’s instructions for additional guidance.

Attaching legs to a coffee table is a simple process that only requires a few tools. With some patience and following the steps mentioned above, you’ll have your coffee table set up in no time!

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