Picnic Table / Bench

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Project by Lboy posted 2611 days ago 2329 views 15 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Used clear cedar for these folding table/benches. Sealed the end grain on the feet with epoxy.

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#1 posted 2610 days ago

This is one nice table/bench. It is very sturdy in construction; good thing it is made from Cedar, or it would weight a ton.

Any finish on the Cedar?

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#2 posted 2610 days ago

this is great. I really like the look of the bench. And the back just flips over to form the table??? Cool

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Chris Davis

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#3 posted 2610 days ago

That is a cool design. Did you come up with that or was it from a set of plans?

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#4 posted 2610 days ago

I’ve seen these tables before, but you did an exceptional job on it. Looks like your own plans. jockmike

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#5 posted 2610 days ago

Nice looking and great function!

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker

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#6 posted 2610 days ago

Very cool. I want one now!

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

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#7 posted 2610 days ago

Very nice and very functional. Great Job.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#8 posted 2610 days ago

I bought the plans from Rockler.

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#9 posted 2609 days ago

Very well done. They look very functional and comfortable.

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#10 posted 2609 days ago

Now that’s a good idea! Nice job. Thanks for sharing!

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#11 posted 2608 days ago

Those came out nicely.

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View Lboy's profile


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#12 posted 2601 days ago

Thank you all for the nice comments.

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#13 posted 2601 days ago

Great. Thanks for the epoxy tip.

-- John

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#14 posted 2388 days ago

Cool design, but will it support a 20lb turkey without someone sitting on the bench?

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#15 posted 2388 days ago

Great bench. A nice job.

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

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