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Project by Tim posted 820 days ago 700 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my afternoon project. It’s a 8ft long treated picnic table. The top is 35’’ wide i wanted it big enough to set at least 8. not too bad for my first. It weighes a ton!!!!
Thanks for looking.





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nomercadies

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#1 posted 820 days ago

Very nice. I wish I could see more pictures of the underside and know more about fasteners and such. Maybe you could blog on details or share them here?

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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lew

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#2 posted 819 days ago

Great Looking Table!

Treated lumber is not supposed to be as harmful as it once was, but I’d still use a table cloth for the first year or so- just to be on the safe side.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Tim

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#3 posted 819 days ago

nomercadies,
I used 3/8’’ x 3 1/2’’ carriage bolts (16 total) on the top and bottom side supports and took a 2×8 laid it flat across the bottom of the table for mid support then ran 2×4’s diagonal to the bottom side supports.

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nomercadies

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#4 posted 819 days ago

Thank you. I like the look of your beautiful beast. I’ve been trying to think of some kind of boot or simple cart to push under one end to make moving it for mowing and such easier, but … I got notin’

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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