Picnic table for my wife

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Project by Flubadub66 posted 06-30-2017 01:57 PM 1386 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The top is Sapele with white oak in the center, cedar legs. Spar Varnish to protect it from the sun.

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#1 posted 06-30-2017 04:19 PM

Wonderful…how did you attach the top?

-- Al,Midwest -To thine own self be true

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#2 posted 06-30-2017 04:36 PM

Very nice looking table.

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#3 posted 06-30-2017 08:03 PM

Wonderful…how did you attach the top?

- BigAl98

You can’t see them but there are 2 rails between the legs and I used tabletop fasteners connected to the rails. This allows for tabletop movement. Lots of humidity here in Michigan.

I used my table saw to cut a groove in the rail inserted the connector in the slot and screwed the connector to the tabletop. This was the first time I used these and it took a couple of tries to get the slot cut right so that the top wouldn’t move.

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#4 posted 06-30-2017 09:38 PM

This is a very attractive picnic table.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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