Picnic Table

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Project by David Murray posted 03-10-2014 03:16 PM 41300 views 11 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The latest project to come out of the Sawdust Shed. I’ve had some medical issues keeping me sidelined, they haven’t gone away and I guess they never will so I just have to work at a slower pace.

My wife has really wanted one of these Tables in our back yard for a long time now. I purchased lumber & hardware almost 2 years ago( had to let the wood acclimate to the environment) I finished it up this weekend. This project was harder than I thought it would be cutting so many angles and drilling so many holes not top mention its all 2×6 & 2×4 pressure treated lumber so it’s heavy. I’m going to have to enlist a small army to move it to the back yard.

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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#1 posted 03-10-2014 03:26 PM

Looks Great! Is this your design?

-- CMC06

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#2 posted 03-10-2014 03:39 PM

That is one awesome bench, all it’s missing is Family & Friends, Beer and Laughter…I’m sure those will be forthcoming. Well done on a super build.

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David Murray

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#3 posted 03-10-2014 04:44 PM

Plans came from

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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#4 posted 03-10-2014 04:52 PM

A picnic table with back rests??
That’s crazy.
Crazy good…................

-- mike...............

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#5 posted 03-10-2014 05:31 PM

One thing is missing.Where is the food?!Nice set.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 03-10-2014 05:33 PM

very nice design

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#7 posted 03-10-2014 08:29 PM

Nice job Dave.
Looks like the family will get a lot of fun out of that.
I like the open design underneath. It’ll help when it’s time to trim the grass under there.
Hope your health issues improve.

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#8 posted 03-10-2014 11:55 PM

This is a wonderful table you have completed

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#9 posted 03-11-2014 03:00 AM

Kudos to you, Man! This looks great.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#10 posted 03-11-2014 08:37 AM

Unique and well done. Call all the relatives and neighbors to move it. I’ve done that before!

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#11 posted 03-11-2014 02:12 PM

That is one awesome picnic table. Some very nice workmanship.

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#12 posted 03-18-2014 01:39 PM

Great looking and sturdy picnic table, it will definitely last long outdoors to be enjoyed by the whole family. Awesome work!

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