8 foot Picnic Table – Free DIY Plans

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If you want to learn more about how to build a 8 foot picnic table you have to take a close look over the free plans in the article. This is a very simple picnic table project, so that anyone can build it in one weekend. This wooden picnic table is sturdy and it features the classic design that all of us know and love. You can make a few modifications to the plans so they suit your needs. More furniture projects HERE.

If you want to get the job done in a professional manner, we recommend you to plan everything with attention, as to prevent costly mistakes and to build a professional garden bench. Invest in high quality materials, such as cedar, pine or redwood, as the bench will be exposed to all kinds of weather. Apply a few coats of paint over the components, to enhance their appearance and to protect them from bad weather.

 

 

8 foot Picnic Table – Free DIY Plans

Building a 8' picnic table

Building a 8′ picnic table

 

  • 1 – 4 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 36″ long LEGS
  • 2 – 2 pieces of 2×6 lumber – 60″ long, 3 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 28 1/2″ long BRACES
  • 3 – 9 pieces of 2×6 lumber – 96″ long SLATS
  • 4 – 2 pieces of 2×6 lumber – 85″ long SUPPORT
  • 5 – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 44 1/2″ long BRACES

 

  • One day

 

 

STEP 1:

Building the legs

Building the legs

 

STEP 2:

Fitting the braces

Fitting the braces

 

STEP 3:

Tabletop slats

Tabletop slats

 

STEP 4:

Seat supports

Seat supports

 

STEP 5:

Fitting the seat slats

Fitting the seat slats

 

STEP 6:

Diagonal braces

Diagonal braces

 

STEP 7:

Fitting the diagonal braces

Fitting the diagonal braces

 

STEP 8:

8 foot Picnic Table

8 foot Picnic Table

 

I recommend you to check if the components are locked into place properly and structure is rigid enough for your garden. Make sure there are no protruding screws or sharp edges. Fill the holes with wood putty and then smooth the surface with sandpaper. Apply a few coats of paint or stain to protect the components from decay.

PRO TIP: Apply several coats of paint or stain over the components, in order to protect them from decay. Check out the rest of the project to learn more about building garden projects.

 

 

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