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Project by NeoMoses posted 300 days ago 1815 views 10 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a few pics of my finished cedar patio table. It took some time to build, but it’s totally worth it. Total cost was ~$140, which was way cheaper than buying anything similar in a store. The closest I could find pre-made cost $499.

The table top is made from 5/4 cedar decking and the legs are cedar 4×4’s. This is the first project that I completely designed in Sketchup before building. I have posted the complete Sketchup model as well as dimensioned prints on my website:
http://www.bryanpryor.com/2013/06/19/the-finished-diy-cedar-patio-table/

-- www.bryanpryor.com





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Bill_Utterback

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#1 posted 300 days ago

Very nice!

-- Bill

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 300 days ago

Really nice work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 300 days ago

Beautiful table…great job…

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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HorizontalMike

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#4 posted 300 days ago

Very nice! Don’t you just love the DIY!?

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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GerardW

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#5 posted 299 days ago

What kind of finish did you out on it? Will it stand up to the elements if left outside? I’ve never built an outdoor project so I’m curious. Beautiful work!!

-- Gerard in Bowie MD

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 299 days ago

Great job, fun to be a woodworker and save money! I made a table for my patio as well. Very well done enjoy!

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

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joseph000

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#7 posted 299 days ago

Well done.When it comes to your outdoor space, it is really important that you have all the right furnishings in place in order for it to be functional.A great addition to your existing outdoor furniture might be a stylish new patio table.A table truly completes your patio as a venue for fellowship.

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workerinwood

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#8 posted 299 days ago

Great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 299 days ago

It’s a wonderful table and looks very nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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NeoMoses

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#10 posted 299 days ago

Thanks for all the compliments! Gerard, the finish is Sikkens Cetol MRD, a deck/fence stain & sealer. I purchased this from the local HD store. It was a little pricey at around $45 per gallon, but I plan on using it to re-seal my privacy fence as well. If you take a look at my website, you’ll notice that I had a little problem the first time I stained this table, as I used a cheap brush and the brush strokes looked horrible. I stripped, sanded, and re-finished by rubbing 2 coats on by hand with a rag and the finish is just gorgeous now. I love this table!

-- www.bryanpryor.com

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#11 posted 299 days ago

I really like the design. Great job!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#12 posted 296 days ago

You should be proud of that good looking and solid table, great design and finish.

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edawlem

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#13 posted 270 days ago

Nice!

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