Step 12: Attach the Leg Supports

people attaching the leg supports while building a ricochet game board
Photo: Wendell Weber
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Flip the door over and position the legs for mounting according to the manufacturer's instructions. Lay four strapping boards across the underside of the door, lining them up beneath the legs' mounting plates. Attach the strapping to the door with two evenly spaced 1 5/8-inch screws driven in ½ inch from each end. This provides a solid layer on which to install the legs.
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    Shopping List

    72x30-inch lauan hollow-core wood interior slab door

    1x4 exterior preprimed trim boards. Get three 8-foot boards.

    0000 steel wool

    220-grit sandpaper

    1x4 strapping to secure the legs to the door.

    Banquet-table replacement legs. Get a set of two.

    1 5/8-inch deck screws

    Clear-gloss polyurethane. Get 1 quart.Painter's tape

    Spray paint in black satin.

    White latex semigloss paint

    Rub-on numbers

    1-inch sewing elastic

    Ladder-lock buckles (available at sewing stores); get 2

    Wood pucks Get eight: four in one color and four in another