Patio Table

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Project by steve3604 posted 04-06-2010 06:15 PM 1734 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Patio Table I built 2 yrs ago, still holding up good made from Cypress, just added a photo to show how the top is attached to outer frame. Plans came from

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#1 posted 04-06-2010 06:17 PM

Looks cool.

What finish did you use?

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#2 posted 04-07-2010 12:26 AM

Very nice, I see that you solved the clamping problem of pieces that aren’t square. That is always a challenge.

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#3 posted 04-07-2010 12:20 PM

Very well done, like it!

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#4 posted 04-09-2010 12:40 AM

Cool table. Yet another post I can NEVER let my wife see.

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#5 posted 04-09-2010 07:55 PM

the finish is 3 coats of minwax Helmsman Spar Urethane, didn’t cover it up first winter, and was a little rough on it, covered it with clear plastic this last winter and is holding up quite well, might put another coat or 2 on it this year. I used plans from and although I paid for them they were excellent.


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#6 posted 05-12-2010 12:54 AM

Great job. How did you attach the inside boards to the perimeter wood?

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#7 posted 05-12-2010 12:55 AM

very nice table steve

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#8 posted 05-12-2010 05:30 PM

There’s 3/4 inch square strips on the bottom that the upper slats attach to. I got the plans from they we’re not free but well worth the money. the upper slats are thinner material than the outer perimeter. I will try to add a photo of the bottom stips. This table is 2 yrs old now and still great.


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