How To Fix A Wobbly Table?

How do you stop a wobbly table?

Your table may also need adjustable feet to stop the wobbling.

  • Clear the table, put a piece of cardboard on the floor and turn the table upside down with the top resting on the cardboard.
  • Tighten the nuts holding the legs to the table frame with an adjustable wrench.
  • Install adjustable feet onto each table leg.

How do you fix a wobbly wood table?

  1. Step 1 – Locate Loose Joints. Before you can stabilize a wobbly table, you’ll need to identify parts of the table that may be loose or broken.
  2. Step 2 – Tighten Bolts and Screws. Use an adjustable wrench to tighten nuts on joint bolts where legs are connected to the table.
  3. Step 3 – Repair Glued Joints.

How do you stabilize a table?

Corner Blocks. The best way to stabilize almost any table is to add corner blocks to the legs. Look under almost any custom or expensive table. You’ll see angular blocks spanning across the top of leg diagonally from side to side, encasing the leg under the table apron, which is an overhang that goes around the table.

What causes table to wobble?

Loose Bolts

Because the tables are often moved (sometimes dragged) across the floor to rearrange for larger parties, or simply because of cleaning, the bolt that holds the table base together might become loose. This will result in a slight wobble between the column and base or top plate.