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picnic table or bench

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Project by trainrunner posted 11-30-2015 07:17 PM 788 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend of mine asked me to build this picnic table that folds up into a bench. I found some plans that made it go fairly easily. I used construction grade 2×4’s for it and some 1×6 pieces of cedar I had laying around for the armrests. For the pivot points I epoxied steel bushings into the wood and then used stainless steel bolts for the pivot points. That way it should last a lot longer and never rust together either. It was really a fun project that went together fairly quickly other than it required lots of sanding.

-- Work- helping fill out my workshop but giving me no time to use my toys.





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#1 posted 12-01-2015 07:24 PM

Good results.Must be very useful.

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#2 posted 12-01-2015 09:52 PM

Very nice and practical.

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