Folding picnic table

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Project by trainrunner posted 07-26-2016 03:26 PM 1746 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the third folding picnic table I have put together. This one was for a coworker. It is mostly all 2×4’s and the armrests are cedar. I used the sign making router jig to add his name to the front of it. And it is finished with two layers of deck sealer.

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

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#1 posted 07-26-2016 04:36 PM

Very cool. Are there plans available for these?

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#2 posted 07-26-2016 04:44 PM

Yes I can’t remember where I got them but I googled folding picnic tables and found a set of plans I liked.

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

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#3 posted 07-26-2016 05:57 PM

Nice looking table and bench. I like the idea.

How much does it weigh?

What is the best configuration to pick it up – table or bench?

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#4 posted 07-26-2016 06:51 PM

That is really cool. Great job

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#5 posted 07-26-2016 08:35 PM

This is a very creative project. Congratulations on a nice job.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 07-26-2016 09:46 PM

Great project.
Nice work.

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#7 posted 07-27-2016 12:40 AM

A very functional and practical table. Nice work!

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#8 posted 07-27-2016 12:42 AM

these are cool , they sell well too , i got my plans from you did a great job on them ,they get a bit easer after a couple it seems ,

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#9 posted 07-27-2016 09:23 AM

That’s awesome, great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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