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These metal legs can skew industrial or modern.
Steel leg, from $12, hairpinlegsforless.com
Available in an array of woods. These legs are inspired by designer Hans Wegner.
Wegner Danish Modern dining-table leg, 27 inches, in Soft Maple, $26, tablelegs.com
Column legs make any coffee or side table look contemporary. (You can also give existing furniture a leg makeover.)
Alice leg, 12 inches, in Brushed Stainless, $36, ferroushardware.com
These have a classic midcentury shape. Get the bracket that positions legs at an angle for a sleek-looking console or coffee table.
McCobb leg, 16 inches, in Soft Maple, $18, tablelegs.com
If a table is going to bear a heavy load, check the leg’s weight restriction (multiply by how many legs you’ll use).
Dunbar brass-plated tapered leg, 8 inches, in Polished Brass, $56, ferroushardware.com
The synthetic coating ups the cost of each leg but also adds a pop of color.
Powder-coated hairpin leg, in Red, from $12, hairpinlegsforless.com