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For my first table I will show you a picnic table I created out of frustration. We could not find anything close to what we wanted in the local market. I created our table out of full demension cedar lumber.

I could have chose any type of lumber I wanted for my table. I chose cedar because of its ability to stand up to weather and the environment.

-- Splinters - Living and Loving life in the Rockies - http://www.splinterswoodworks.com/ - http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5220040





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scottb

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#1 posted 2617 days ago

I love any custom picnic table, that is stylistically removed from the ubiquitous, mass-produced ones we all grea up with.

This one looks like it’ll stand up to the elements (and kids) for years and years to come. Very nice.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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Karson

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#2 posted 2617 days ago

Nice bench. You should of entered it into the summer contest as an outdoor project.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 2617 days ago

lovely design!
and it looks really sturdy. I wouldn’t be afraid to sit on it.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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oscorner

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#4 posted 2617 days ago

What a very sturdy looking and well made picnic table and benches! I like the cedar!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 2617 days ago

This is a beautiful design!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Napaman

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#6 posted 2617 days ago

wow…I wish I saw this before I made mine…this is great…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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mot

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#7 posted 2617 days ago

Oh man, that is really nice!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Bob Babcock

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#8 posted 2617 days ago

Very nice Splinters. Looks Mission/Arts & Crafts. Lots of room for get togethers.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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schroeder

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#9 posted 2617 days ago

Beautiful! – nice design too!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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woodspar

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#10 posted 2617 days ago

Necessity is the mother of invention! Nice job, looks very solid. We have some at our local playground that are just horrible. I am thinking that I might need to do some guerrilla repair work…

-- John

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Splinters

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#11 posted 2616 days ago

Thanks for all the nice comments fellow Jocks…(I hope I can call you that MsDebbieP)
The table and benches really work well….I didnt list it before but it is 8 foot by 4 foot with the two 8 foot benches.

-- Splinters - Living and Loving life in the Rockies - http://www.splinterswoodworks.com/ - http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5220040

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David

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#12 posted 2611 days ago

Splinters -

Very nice! I like the design and construction. Cedar was a great choice.

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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MsDebbieP

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#13 posted 2611 days ago

yes, I’m a Jock and proud of it :D

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 2587 days ago

Hi Splinters;

Great picnic table!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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PanamaJack

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#15 posted 2587 days ago

SUPER job Splinters!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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