Red Cedar Patio Table

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Project by BenoitM posted 07-20-2014 06:21 PM 3437 views 19 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to make a patio table for a long time now, I was not sure what design I wanted, until I found this table on the web:

So that’s the reference I used for this project. At first I was wondering how to do the feet, but I got help from a few lumberjoks users and decided to do hollow columns.

It was a really interesting project and I’m quite happy with the result.

Next project: the benches… I used Cetol 1 for the finish, it’s still not fully dry (that thing takes a looooong time to dry on cedar apparently)

Check my blog for more pictures.

-- Benoit, Montreal Quebec,

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#1 posted 07-20-2014 07:00 PM

Well done great job

-- dale

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#2 posted 07-20-2014 08:31 PM

Sure looks nice, good job.

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#3 posted 07-20-2014 10:26 PM

Beutifull came out really nice !

-- Bash to fit, paint to match

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#4 posted 07-21-2014 12:19 AM

Nicely done. Pleasing proportions. Thanks for sharing.

-- Perfection is the difference between too much and not enough.

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#5 posted 07-21-2014 05:10 AM

Really clean, simple and beautiful lines! Adding to my favorites!

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Andy Panko

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#6 posted 07-21-2014 10:55 AM

I love the use of pocket screws throughout the entire project

-- Andy Panko, Edison NJ,

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#7 posted 07-21-2014 03:39 PM

that is a really nice clean design. I would love to know how the pocket screws hold up over time and movement.

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#8 posted 07-21-2014 08:19 PM

I used pocket screws and glue btw. So i’m not worried.

-- Benoit, Montreal Quebec,

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#9 posted 07-22-2014 05:33 PM

very cool design

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James E McIntyre

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#10 posted 05-07-2019 12:03 AM

Great project. Looks solid and much nicer that the one that inspirered it.
You look like Nick Offerman. Is that you?

-- James E McIntyre

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#11 posted 05-08-2019 08:35 PM

No that’s just an avatar looking like him ;-)

-- Benoit, Montreal Quebec,

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