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Project by Alex posted 302 days ago 1171 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For the past month, my parents wanted a picnic table for their cottage. So one morning, I got up and made this one. The cost (unfinished) was surprisingly low. it got sealed after these pictures were taken. The paslode was only to tack some pieces together, everything got screwed in place. It took a couple hours to make including picking up the materials. Definitively a very easy and very rewarding project.

I used these plans but added one 2×4 on edge under each bench. The result is amazing. We were three big people on one side and it would not tip at all. By far the best picnic table I’ve ever sat on. I will make another one for myself soon.

-- - Alex. Ontario, Canada





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 302 days ago

Great job, looks solid and should serve them well for yrs!

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

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mmh

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#2 posted 301 days ago

That’s a nice long and large table! Good job!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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NickyP

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#3 posted 301 days ago

Break out the BBQ & call all (and I do mean ALL) of you friends because there’s plenty of room! Well done Alex.

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

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DavidIN

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#4 posted 298 days ago

go big or stay home :) nice job

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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 296 days ago

That’s one huge and heavy duty picnic table. I’m sure a lot of people can enjoy it outdoors. Great job!

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