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Put 2 pieces of 2×4 plywood together and made a 8’ x 2’ piece. Used a couple hinges, painted it to order. Done
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#1 posted 08-23-2013 09:47 AM
Many fun nights playing Beer Pong…. Well… I think they were,,, LOL
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#2 posted 08-23-2013 03:36 PM
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#3 posted 08-23-2013 03:56 PM
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#4 posted 08-23-2013 11:14 PM
Looks good Paula, what do you use for legs? Or do you make the table to sit on top of another table/surface? I made a few that folded like that but I always had problems with the legs and the middle wanting to sag, ended up with an extra folding wood leg in the middle, but I was never really happy with it.
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#5 posted 08-23-2013 11:43 PM
Ok, where’s the main part…........ beer… ? lol
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#6 posted 08-24-2013 06:23 PM
well this one is hinged and for on top of a picknick table, i usually get a set of folding legs from home depot for about 20 bucks. anchor then to a couple of 1×4 then mount the pong table on, no problems with sagging middle because i put a frame under it about 1/2 the size on each side of the table itself
#7 posted 08-26-2013 10:43 PM
Yeah I usually go with the home depot ones too, HF sells them as well but they are only a couple dollars cheaper than HD so I usually go for the HD ones.
Do you add poly or lacquer after you paint the tops?
I do the same with the legs though, build a 1”x2” frame around the underside, then put either scrap 1”x or 2×4’s to mount the legs to. They are tanks, the legs would break before the table. I also started recessing the triangle down about 1.5” for play in windy conditions!
#8 posted 08-27-2013 11:27 PM
yea i poly them, and sounds like we do them about the same way. never play them, but friends pay me to make them so i will enjoy them for now.. lol yours look really good too.
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