Good gravy, guys. Only two days left! You can see links to the complete series here, and get details about my Lowe’s gift card giveaway here.In this series, we’re seeing what we can make out of 2×4’s. I want to keep it cheap, keep it easy, and keep it totally doable for anyone. I’ve been wanting to build a farmhouse table for as long as I can remember. I finally decided to give it a go and love how it turned out! Free plans for how to build a simple, easy-to-build tripod from 2×4’s, plywood and some basic hardware (with instructions and pictures) * This tripod was featured in the February 2013 issue of Sky and Telescope * No cottage or cabin should be without one or more picnic tables and few homes in cities should be without one either. Not only for eating your meals outside, but a picnic table can be used for a zillion other things as well; I often use mine as a sawhorse. Introduction & description Folding picnic table made solely out of 2×4 lumber. Folding picnic table in both picnic table mode and bench mode. Navigation: Jump to any page of this project via the ‘ Table of Contents’ menu on the right-hand side, or below if you are viewing on a mobile device. Related projects: Two-in-one folding bench and picnic tables How to build a picnic table that folds Make sure this fits by entering your model number.; Just add 2×4-Feet lumber to make a sturdy picnic table and 2 benches up to 8 feet long Included in the Picnic Table Kit are the frames to make the table and 2 benches .
I’ve always liked the look of Ana White’s simple outdoor table & benches. With the popularity of our 2×4 building series, I thought I’d just make a quick twist on her original design to make a 2×4 version! 3. Legs Mark two 2x4s with trim marks 333⁄16 inches in length, then trim the legs with 38° parallel angle cuts. Loosely clamp legs together at their centers with C clamps. Open the legs to make an “X”with a 281⁄2-inch span at each side, with tops and bottoms aligned. These are the dimensions for the legs and main table body. 12.5″ small legs, and 31″ tall legs. The 16″ small legs (total 12.5″ plus 2×4 on top) 2×4 supports the weight of the egg itself. Thank you to everyone that requested this picnic table, the octagon or 8 sided picnic table plans. This is a large table, eight feet in diameter at it’s widest, so be aware of that before you get your saw out. .