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Surface Mount Corner Brackets for Table Aprons

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These brackets reinforce connections between table rails quickly and easily. No gluing and no clamping required.

(4) Surface Mount Corner Brackets for Table Aprons
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Manufacturer Part Number 24279
Weight 0.7500
Tech Spec
  • Made from solid steel
  • Installation requires hanger bolts and wing nuts, not included
  • Size is 2-5/8" x 3-3/8" Flat
Hardware Type Corner Brackets
4.8 / 5.0
118 Reviews
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Good strong table leg attachment
Just what I needed to attach legs to my children’s activity table, made 3 sets of legs to use as she grows. Was important that legs could easily be swapped w/o adaptation
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March 27, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Rockler Rocks
Chair is more sturdy than ever. Installation went well but you can not see the bracket because it is covered by the original (cracked) wooden corner piece which was used as a spacer so that the original long mounting bolts could be reinstalled.
March 15, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Sturdy, easy to install and a quality product.
February 21, 2020
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Surface mount Corner Brackets
They worked great. With the proper screws, it's really strong.
February 7, 2020
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
I liked the brackets a lot. Very sturdy and strengthened the corner of the table perfectly. Will be ordering more for the bench seat.
Finish  product
Brackets in place
Ready for table top
February 6, 2020
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
great item
Worked great for putting the table legs on. Thought I would have to redesign the table.
February 6, 2020
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Excellent addition support for custom built piano bench
January 11, 2020
3 months ago
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Metal brackets Replacements
Good packaging, set of four brackets with perfectly lined holes for table leg mounting.
December 25, 2019
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
I like the brackets, it makes my bench very strong. You should show the bolts and screws with the brackets. I had to go to another store to find them.
December 14, 2019
4 months ago
Dining room table
They worked great! The table is very strong.
December 7, 2019
4 months ago
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
workbench construction
Mike S on Mar 24, 2020
needed them and too far to drive to Lithia Springs
Edward L on Mar 16, 2020
workbench construction
Mike S on Mar 24, 2020
to make small table
Nasreen N on Mar 20, 2020
needed them and too far to drive to Lithia Springs
Edward L on Mar 16, 2020
Easy to fasten legs to table top.
Robert L on Mar 10, 2020
My wife wants me to make a kitchen table and benches and this is perfect to add the structural support needed.
Brian S on Feb 17, 2020
Good reviews & just what i needed.
Joseph A. M on Feb 17, 2020
building a farmhouse table
David P on Feb 17, 2020
This fit the design of my table and the positive reviews.
C H on Feb 14, 2020
It fastln. to table in three places
Bobby H on Feb 7, 2020
The design has extra support that will increase the stability of the table legs.
dennis p on Feb 3, 2020
it works for my application
Mike S on Feb 2, 2020
I'm making a table and these seems nice for connecting legs.
Blake L on Jan 31, 2020
Needed to build a kitchen table, didn't want to do any additional joinery.
Michael A on Jan 23, 2020
Building a table
Zachary K on Jan 23, 2020
Chair mounts broke and these are the only sturdy mounts I could find. I found other mounts but no holes to mount the leg. The chair were made by Markor Furniture.
Richard L on Jan 9, 2020
A secure fastener that allows quick leg removal for easy moving!
jordan p on Jan 7, 2020
working on table project
BRUCE F on Jan 5, 2020
all my needs in one place thanks
LLOYD L on Jan 4, 2020
recommended by friend
Russell K on Jan 4, 2020
Looks great for the design of table, we are making. Attaches the legs and table top in one bracket.
Darrel M on Jan 4, 2020
It’s cool
Robert S on Dec 23, 2019
Looks like an efficient hardware to asseble apron and table legs
William B on Dec 18, 2019
Used these before to make a small table and they were easy to use and they worked well.
Robert L on Dec 18, 2019
Did some research and this looked like exactly what I needed. Price was very good.
Rich F on Nov 27, 2019
used before
Nancy E on Nov 25, 2019
because it should work well on repairing my table leg support.
Susan E on Nov 20, 2019
I lost the originals
Grorge W on Nov 12, 2019
Multiple attachment places to reinforce the corners on an antique piece.
Judith D on Oct 26, 2019
Have to mount table legs somehow.
Paul a on Oct 17, 2019
Fit the application best
Greg T on Aug 12, 2019
I was so impressed with the style.
Cathy W on Jul 29, 2019
best value
darrell e on Jul 29, 2019
Exactly what I needed at a great value.
Judith Sarkis L on Jul 11, 2019
easy to install
Nasreen N on Jun 25, 2019
Frankly. I couldn't find anything else that met my needs. All the others were made of thinner material or they were not as wide.
Michael I on Jun 25, 2019
A support brace on one of our dining room chairs broke. I'm hoping this will do the trick...
Wayne L on Jun 12, 2019
Couldn't find any other comparable hardware.
Teresa M on Jun 10, 2019
just what I needed
Steven G on Jun 8, 2019
could not find this anywhere else. I live in Canada!
Kris C on May 31, 2019
Rockler is the best choice when looking for woodworking items that no one else has and as usual they come through again thank you guys your the best I wish i could afford all the things i would like to get from your catalog but i buy what i can thank you again :)
Steve E on May 25, 2019
i wanted removable legs mounted with a table skirt
Marvin J on May 4, 2019
used before worked very well
Christine M. T on Apr 5, 2019
I believe they will work well to reinforce the leg-to-apron mortise and tenon joints on four tables in which the wood is splitting around the retaining dowel holes in the legs.
Chester M H on Apr 3, 2019
they fit to what I wanted
Bill on Mar 10, 2019
making a table
Kevin W on Mar 7, 2019
I need a way to break down dining table in case I ever have to move it. I'll need to make connection adapters since legs are not square and table apron goes around leg instead of as shown in photo.
Kenneth E on Mar 2, 2019
Having a 3.50 inch table leg, I asked for assistance as to which corner bracket would be best to use and I received information from Rockler that this bracket would be best for me to use for my project.
Thomas C on Feb 28, 2019
Seems to be simplest way to connect corners securely.
Derek S on Feb 26, 2019
Had a outdoor bench with wood version. It rotted and broke. So Iooked for a replacement and decided to replace all four corners.
Court S on Feb 20, 2019
Looked like it would do the job for the farmhouse table I'm building.
Matt on Feb 20, 2019
to make small table
Nasreen N on Mar 20, 2020
Easy to fasten legs to table top.
Robert L on Mar 10, 2020
What is the spread between aprons? (Actual dimension between the 45 degree bends) didn't see a tech drawing.
Nick H on Jan 11, 2017
what size hanger bolt go with these mounts?
Leonard E on Apr 11, 2015
BEST ANSWER: In my experience a 5/16-18 x 2 1/2 hanger bolt works well for a 1 3/4 square leg with this bracket.
I need complete dimensions for this. I am going to try to use this to reattach a leg that has broke the wooden apron brackets?
meher on Jun 14, 2015
BEST ANSWER: From edge to edge [Keep in mind, the ends are angled at 45 degrees) 3 1/4" wide, 2 5/8" tall. the two angled edges that bolt to the table apron are 3/4" wide X 2 1/2" long and the top edge that bolts to the table top is 3/4" wide X 2 1/4" long.
How far apart are the holes on these brackets?
katja s on May 8, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 2 holes one above the other are 1-1/8" center to center.
Do these brackets come in smaller sizes, for smaller tables?
Poopops! on Jun 24, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I used them on child's table! Worked fine.
Are they a need to use pocket screws or other joinery to attached the apron to the legs using this? Thanks
Wayne C on Mar 16, 2016
Two screws tie the bracket to the table top.
Four screws tie the apron to the bracket.
Two wood screws to machine bolts are used to tie the legs to the bracket.
The length of the apron determines if the legs wobble or not.
The wood screws to machine bolts squeeze the legs against the apron.
If the apron is to loose the legs will not tighten up.
Would this be suitable for attaching 3x3 legs? Or should I try and find something bigger
haim m on May 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: These brackets will work just fine. I also used them on 3" legs. I had no problem, they are very sturdy brackets
Does this leg have mount for hanger bolt or dado? Can it be used with these corner braces?
Hongjik K on Oct 10, 2016
Surface Mount Corner Brackets for Table Aprons
Surface Mount Corner Brackets for Table Aprons
Queen Anne Style Legs - Choose wood and apron height and overall height
Queen Anne Style Legs - Choose wood and apron height and overall height
Corner Brace Kits for Table Legs and Kitchen Island Legs
Corner Brace Kits for Table Legs and Kitchen Island Legs
BEST ANSWER: It uses pre-drilled pocket holes to mount the brace to the apron. It uses bolts to mount the leg to the brace. You could use hanger bolts to mount the leg to the brace.
How do you install the middle bolt into lable leg?
william t on Oct 20, 2019
BEST ANSWER: You need a flat surface to which you anchor the bracket. The top of a table leg will typically be a 3" to 4" square block shaped section. The bracket will fit at a 45° angle in a corner of the apron with the table leg nestled inside the aprons and the bracket. You will need to cut a 45° flat off the corner of the table leg that will face the bracket. Cut off just enough to fit the bracket to the table leg and both sides of the apron. The object is to have all leg surfaces be in contact with the apron and the bracket. The cut piece should not extend more than 3/4 of an inch below the mounted bracket. With the leg in place and the bracket attached to the apron, drill starter holes for the hanger bolts. Screw in the hanger bolts by screwing two nuts on the bolt side of the hanger bolt until they are tight together. You can then use a wrench on the nuts to screw in the anchor bolt as though it were an anchor bolt.
How do you install the table leg brackets so that they hold the pieces together firmly? Do you put the screws along the edge of the bracket in first and then tighten the nuts of the two bolts in the center? Should there be some space between the bracket and the leg so it bends slightly and pulls the aprons into the leg tightly?
Dale C. on Oct 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I installed the bracket to the table aprons first, then attached the leg. Yes, I think there is some clearance between the bracket and the leg--the leg is positioned primarily by the aprons, and is just held tightly against them by the lag screws and nuts.
Could you just use some lag bolts to tighten up the legs?
samnormaniii s on Jul 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes. Provided their not to long.
The advantage of using a part that has wood threads and machine bolt threads is
the ease of removing and installing the table legs.
Wing nuts can then be used.
Table legs loosen from the humidity changes and table movement.
Wing nuts can be tightened easily, where lag bolts will require a wrench each time.
Are these stainless steel wanted to use for an outdoor farmhouse table?
P B on Jul 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I have used these corner brackets on two different tables. Easy to install and they provide strong leg-to-table support. Best, for me, is that legs can easily be removed if table needs to be taken apart for storage or transport.
How many are in a package?
A shopper on Apr 16, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 4 in a pack. They look good, plenty heavy. and we plan on using them on our custom tables.
Will these brackets work for a chair?
George R on Aug 17, 2019
BEST ANSWER: They work great depending far the right interior corner of the from the inside of the bracket. Otherwise, you have to modify that corner.
Can you use these on a 5" table legs ?
Anthony P on Dec 9, 2019
BEST ANSWER: yes, but you would have to inset the apron (horizontal pieces) to roughly 1" from the inside corner of the legs rather than center as shown in the photo (3 1/2" square leg).
Distance between centers of hanger bolt holes?
Edward M on Dec 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Center to center dimension is 1 3/16 inches.
kerf mount corner bracket------what size mount will i need for a 3 1/2 inch post ?
david e c on Nov 16, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You should be able to use bracket shown.
To properly center the post in the corner some adjustment will be required.
Either adding a spacer to the apron or shaving the corner of the leg.
Would this be suitable for attaching 4x4 legs? Or should I try and find something bigger (suggestions welcome)?
Ryan L on Apr 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: These will work, but the skirt will not line up with the center of the 4"X4" leg.
You may wish to had a shim to the back of the skirt on each side.
How many are in a pack or just one per pack?
Wayne C on Mar 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: They come in packs of four
What size wood screws are needed for the table corner brackets?
Broadus on Jan 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: DEpends on thickness of the skirt board. Use a flat or binding head screw, #8 or 10
How do I know what size bracket to use for farmhouse table legs?
Roberta m on Aug 6, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The one in the picture #24279 is the one. Works like a champ
I am building a bar height oak dining table. Am wondering if I should use a mortise and tenon joint and use these to reinforce? Any thoughts?
Jesse on Jan 4, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It sounds like it would be a good reinforcement. A bar height table would put a lot of stress on the joints so any reinforcement would be beneficial.
How many brackets per pack?
Ernie on Oct 21, 2018
BEST ANSWER: 4 per pack
If I want to use the "Surface Mount Corner Brackets for Table Aprons" (Item #: 24279) to attach these to the apron, what size hanger bolt is recommended?
Michael S on Jun 7, 2018
Surface Mount Corner Brackets for Table Aprons
Surface Mount Corner Brackets for Table Aprons
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Country Table Legs-29" Long Leg
Steel Hanger Bolts-Steel Hanger Bolts
Steel Hanger Bolts-Steel Hanger Bolts
BEST ANSWER: The holes in the corner bracket are sized for the 1/4" or 5/16" hanger bolts
What is a complete list of screws bolts nuts etc. To install these?
Debra on Aug 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hi Debra, For the table I used the brackets on I think I used 5/16x2 hanger bolts with nuts and flat washers the screws that are on the sides that go into the skirt boards #8x3/4 pan head screws, you can also use 8/x3/4 screws into the top material but be sure tour top is at least 3/4 thick or you may want to use 1/2 inch screws or clip tie tips a little. Have fun, Kurt
can i use these brackets to attach 6x6 farm table legs ?
Lorne G on Aug 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Should be able to fit any size legs. You may have to cut flats on leg to accept bracket for a 6x6 leg
what size do the leg need to be?
$adi0411 on Dec 22, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Depends on apron spacing, mine were 2” round
Do these brackets come in smaller sizes for shorter aprons?
Frank H on Dec 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This style is only available in one size. For other styles see
I am a beginner; using these brackets to fasten wooden legs to apron table top to make a potting bench. Legs are 3 1/2 " square at the top. What size steel hanger bolts do I need to order with this surface mounted corner bracket? Thanks! JH
Janet on Sep 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Janet, I always like to use the largest bolts that I can for holding the legs in place. I used 3/8" X 3 " bolts to secure the legs to these corner brackets.
what is the measurement from the top to the top bolt hole?
Joshua A on Oct 12, 2019
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