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Newest product in our line. Each leg has 15 laminations of solid cedar

-- Dave, New Brunswick Canada www.barrelenterprises.com





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Hallmark

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#1 posted 07-22-2011 05:28 AM

A refreshing new look to an old standard.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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kiefer

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#2 posted 07-22-2011 05:38 AM

A new classic is born.
very nice design !

Thanks for the pic

KIEFER

-- Kiefer 松

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bvdon

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#3 posted 07-22-2011 05:54 AM

nice design.

-- http://woodwork.me

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FlairWoodworks

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#4 posted 07-22-2011 08:09 AM

The standard picnic bench was in desperate need of a redesign. I like the shapes – it looks very light. However, the benches and tabletop look a little narrow. I’m sure this will be a popular product for you.

-- Chris Wong -- http://flairwoodworks.wordpress.com --

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andyboy

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#5 posted 07-22-2011 08:36 AM

I like!! very cool

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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EzJack

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#6 posted 07-22-2011 09:57 AM

nice

-- Ain't better or worse than any other woodpecker in the woods.

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Jeffery Mullen

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#7 posted 07-22-2011 10:07 AM

Now that would be a fun picnic table to eat on . I love your design. Thanks for sharing.

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DaleM

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#8 posted 07-22-2011 11:57 AM

That looks great. That would really improve the look of any backyard.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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j_olsen

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#9 posted 07-22-2011 01:38 PM

Nice design!!

How do you take care of lateral movement? I’m guessing there are supports under the top.

-- Jeff - Bell Buckle, TN

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barrelman

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#10 posted 07-22-2011 02:14 PM

Hi Jeff
Thank you everyone for the kind words. I am new to this forum but it will get easier I am sure.

Yes, there is a support running down the center of the table to tie everything together. There is zero lateral movement and the bottoms of each leg have stainless steel “feet” to prevent wicking

Dave

-- Dave, New Brunswick Canada www.barrelenterprises.com

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WVTODD

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#11 posted 07-22-2011 02:33 PM

Wonderfull can’t wait to build one.

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rance

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#12 posted 07-22-2011 03:42 PM

Wow. Its about time someone stepped up to the plate to make the picnic table a true piece of furniture. Got a picture of the under side? Yeah, I’d like to build one but do I want to build the bending jig? I should bend more. Again, WOW!

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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CampD

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#13 posted 07-22-2011 04:14 PM

Nice!!

-- Doug...

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Cozmo35

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#14 posted 07-22-2011 05:56 PM

VERY easy on the eyes. How thick is each lamination?

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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LittlePaw

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#15 posted 07-22-2011 07:45 PM

Dave, that is without a doubt the best looking picnic table set I’ve ever seen! Looks like you steam bent the legs; what kind of wood did you use? It’s so well designed and made, I just may have to make one just like it! What are the dimensions, Dave?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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