Round Picnk Taij And Benches

Saw the shape of the table top. lick a small scrap of wood over the umbrella hole in the middle of the tablctop. Put a nail in the scrap, centered over the hole. Use the nail as the pivot for a string compass. and mark a circle with a radius of IB.h" on the top planks. (See Figure 4.) Cut this circle with a sabre saw. After you've sawn the circle, remove the scrap that you nailed to the table top. Sand away the saw marks with a belt sander.

4 Nad the table top planks to the table frame, then mark the round shape with a string compass.

4 Nad the table top planks to the table frame, then mark the round shape with a string compass.

TKY THi: f If you're making this project from pressure-treated lumber, take it easy when you cut the top with a sabre saw. This sort of lumber is wetter than most, so the saw blade binds, heats up. and snaps easily. Let the blade cool down every few minutes.

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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