Picnic Table

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Project by TDominy posted 09-10-2013 04:57 PM 1376 views 14 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted a picnic table that had benches that will not tip over. This is for a home that we rent as a vacation home and I did not want people to be able to tip over a bench. It was also important that it would sit 8 people comfortably. I looked around the net for quite a while till I found this design. I used pressure treated instead of cedar for the beach environment that it is going to be in. I built it in my shop in Fl, disassembled it, trucked it to the outer banks, and reassembled it.

Thanks for looking

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.

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#1 posted 09-10-2013 10:06 PM

That is a most excellent picnic table. Nice job.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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#2 posted 09-10-2013 11:09 PM

very nice,great build.should last a long time.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 09-11-2013 12:50 PM


-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#4 posted 09-11-2013 01:04 PM

That’s a great combination of materials, designs and execution. Nice work!

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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#5 posted 09-11-2013 01:52 PM

Well done! Great design.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 09-12-2013 03:36 AM

Seriously nice design and well executed.

Stealing this one…eventually…if I can find the time.

-- Mike Funke

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#7 posted 09-12-2013 04:16 PM

This patio table is outstanding. Great idea, great size, and great build. Did i say this was great?

-- -- "Never underestimate the power of a kind word, a good deed, or a table saw."

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#8 posted 09-12-2013 04:31 PM

Thanks for all the kind words. It has worked out very well. It also is very good at being steady with an umbrella on a windy day.


I like your signature, it is so true.

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.

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#9 posted 09-16-2013 01:40 PM

Awesome picnic table! Great design and excellent execution. Looks really sturdy and comfy.

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