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Picnic Table

Kelsey Cahill

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*The plans include a material cut list, a list of necessary tools & hardware, assembly directions, and dimensions.

Build your own modern industrial picnic table! The plans include a material cut list, a list of necessary tools & hardware, assembly directions, and dimensions. The overall dimensions of the picnic table are 34 1/4”W x 72”L x 32 1/2”H for the table section and 11 3/16″ W x 72″L x 19 1/2″H for the benches.

Helpful tips: Always work on a clean level surface, free of imperfections or debris. Always use straight boards. Check for square after each step. Always pre-drill holes before attaching with screws. Be safe, have fun, and ask for help if you need it. Good luck! 

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*This project requires welding. If you’re not an experienced welder, I recommended hiring someone in your area.

 

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Instructions

Step

Cut all the square steel pipe to the specified dimensions in the cut list. Then, weld in the following order: table top, bench supports & legs, table base support. Make sure all pieces are square. Once welded, grind down the flux to have a smooth appearance. Paint the entire metal frame of the picnic table to prevent rusting.

Step

Cut all the boards to the specified dimensions. Apply desired stain to each board before attaching to the metal frame. To attach the boards to the frame, first pre-drill each screw hole with a 9/64” drill bit. Remember to let the bit do the work and don’t force it too much to prevent breaking the bit. As you pre-drill each board, follow by attaching with the 2 1/2” screws. There should be about a 1/4” gap between each board.

Download Plans

*The plans include a material cut list, a list of necessary tools & hardware, assembly directions, and dimensions.