Step 3: Attach the Legs

an illustration focusing on the legs of a potting bench
Illustration: Gregory Nemec
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Screw the lower support blocks to the legs. Prop up the bottom shelf on the blocks and secure it to the legs. Screw the middle support blocks to the legs. Rest the work surface on the blocks and secure it to the legs. Screw the upper support blocks to the legs.
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