Use these free picnic table plans to build a picnic table for your backyard, deck, or any other area around your home where you need seating. Building a picnic table is an easy task that makes the perfect weekend project without breaking the bank.
The picnic table plans include plans for traditional, octagon, hexagon, round, folding, small, and large picnic tables. You'll have no trouble finding a free picnic table plan to fit your space and style.
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Here's an easy picnic table plan that will get you a traditional and sturdy picnic table in your backyard by the end of the weekend. It's a nice update on this older picnic table plan by Popular Mechanics. Clear pictures and a video will help you build this easy picnic table.
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Here's a great looking picnic table that was built only with two by fours. It's a large table that will seat your whole family. The plans include lots of diagrams, building directions, color photos, and materials and cut lists.
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Create the ultimate backyard picnic table with this free plan for a patio table and benches. The patio table has ice boxes built into the center of it so you can keep all your beverages on ice and at arms reach. There is a materials list, cut list, step-by-step building directions, diagrams, and color photos to make this dream table a reality.
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If you'd like to build an octagon picnic table then here's the plan for you. The completed tabletop will be 64" wide. Included in this free octagon picnic table plan are a materials and tools list, cut list, instructions, and user tips and comments.Continue to 5 of 15 below.
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Here's a free picnic table for a 6-foot long traditional picnic table. All you'll need is a saw, drill, screwdriver, wrench, and lumber. This 14-page picnic table plan will provide you with a materials list, written instructions, and lots of diagrams.
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This is a free hexagon picnic table plan that is a very nice update to the traditional rectangle picnic table. You'll find clear illustrations, well-written instructions, a complete materials and tools list, and even pictures of the picnic tables people have made from this plan.
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This free picnic table plan will seat six to eight adults comfortably. The separate benches make sure that everyone has enough leg room to be comfortable. This free PDF picnic table plan includes eight pages of a tools and supplies list, cut list, diagrams, and building steps.
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This is a traditional A-frame picnic table plan where the legs, bench, and table tops are all made from 2X6s. Use the material list to gather your supplies and use the diagrams and instructions to build yourself this classic picnic table.Continue to 9 of 15 below.
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This easy to build picnic table will fit the bigger kids, and even a small adult can sit comfortably on it. You'll find dimensions, instructions, cut list, and a material list as well as dozens of pictures of the finished picnic table.
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Here's a free picnic table plan from Wayne of Woods that will give you a nicely finished picnic table you can leave unfinished, stain, or paint. There are plenty of pictures and step-by-step instructions to make sure that this picnic table turns out just how you'd like it to.
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If you are looking to build a kids' picnic table, then this plan for a Preschool Picnic Table from Ana-White may be just what you're looking for. Diagrams, a materials and tools list, a cut list, and instructions are included in this free kids picnic table plan. It's also available as a PDF download.
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This Old House has a free picnic table plan available that will help you build a classic American picnic table with attached benches. With this plan, you can expect to spend 4 hours and under $100.
Three steps of this picnic table plan will take you through cutting the frame parts, building the frame, and finishing the benches and top of the table.Continue to 13 of 15 below.
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BuildEazy has a free picnic table plan available that builds a larger than a normal sized traditional picnic table. It can seat up to eight adults. Almost ten pages of detailed directions, as well as videos and user photos, are included in this free picnic table plan.
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Here's a plan for a traditional picnic table that will take you a few hours to build and won't break your budget. The picnic table plan includes color photos, diagrams, materials, and tools list, written instructions, and user comments.
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You won't believe your eyes at this plan for a folding picnic table that converts from two separate bench seats into a picnic table.
Besides the normal instructions and diagrams, you can even watch a video to see how to build this folding picnic table.