I am starting my first DIY project -- a workbench for my 2 year old. I'd like the bench to function in two ways. With the table top on, it will be a traditional workbench surface. But I'd like to be able to remove the table top, as well, to have more of a "potting bench" setup, where I can place bins for other "sensory projects" (think preschool activities).
I've seen some plans for potting benches that have cleats to secure the table top. But because this is for a toddler, I'm concerned he'd accidentally lean on the table top edge and tip off the top (the table top extends a couple inches around the frame). I've also thought about using dowels. Can anybody recommend a simple way to attach the table so that it can be removed and replaced without too much hassle, but still be "secure" for a toddler?