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Project by eddie posted 751 days ago 8234 views 21 times favorited 49 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is neat picnic table that makes out to two beaches when you don’t need a table , stayed pretty much to the plans but added some 2×8s for the arm rest to add beer /coke holders with a pic of scrape on the bottom to stop it from going all the way thur.i have added the link if your interested in one ,just a word on the plans they have a set for free but its a lot easier to pay the 5 buck and get a set to have in hand plus this guy went to the trouble to post his site it just will save you a lot of recuts as i did a few,this is pine with golden oak stain and a few coats of poly and a lite sanding .i did plug the screw holes with plugs of hard wood, nothing fancy . a lot of times i needed more sitting area than a table and if you have family r friends over they are always glad to help put them together.i also added a link to see it in video too.thanks for looking .

http://www.buildeazy.com/newplans/foldback_page1_5_06.html

here’s a video of it .its not me but from that site

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-Xh8sR03nw

-- Jesus Is Alright with me





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patron

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#1 posted 751 days ago

very nice eddie

like marie antonet said
(after she ran out of cake)

‘let them sit on the lawn
and drink beer’

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 751 days ago

Nice Eddie…

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#3 posted 751 days ago

thanks David its been a 104 here today it would have to be in the shade or their beer would get hot

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#4 posted 751 days ago

thanks Alex

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#5 posted 751 days ago

Great job. I love the “Dual Personality” of this project!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#6 posted 751 days ago

Pretty handy table eddie. Great job…..

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#7 posted 751 days ago

thanks Randy its multi – tasking

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#8 posted 751 days ago

TY Marty

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#9 posted 751 days ago

Very cool eddie – just gotta remember to remove the beer before folding into a table…....that would be bad!

Looks pretty functional! Plus I see a couple of your signature chairs! Lot’s of folding things in your yard!

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#10 posted 751 days ago

Very nice Eddie. I can just picture you and your fancy woman with a big box of Popeye’s chicken wings and fighting over the biscuits.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#11 posted 751 days ago

thanks Jeff , i thought the same thing , dont for get the holder

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#12 posted 751 days ago

thank s Rex she all way wins that last biscuits LOL

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gfadvm

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#13 posted 751 days ago

Nice job on the convertable table/benches but I am really envious of all that green stuff on the ground. We haven’t seen grass in months. We’re having to feed hay to everything (and people are already getting $10/ bale for prarie hay).

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Roger

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#14 posted 751 days ago

Its handy and dandy. Looks like it’s time fer a picnic. Good luck in the contest

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#15 posted 751 days ago

Now that is cool Eddie, And I like the dogs as well. My wife likes it to. I have to be careful with what she likes, I may be building one.
Great job.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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