The table top consists of 2 x 6 slats that are mitered at a 45-degree angle on both ends and placed diagonally inside the table trim pieces (D). They are supported by the side supports (B) and the legs (A).
Figure 3 shows the placement of each of the slats. The slats are numbered in the diagram to indicate the order in which they are attached.
3. When all of the slats (E) have been positioned, nail each of them in place, countersinking the nails. Use at least two 8-penny galvanized finishing nails on each end of each ( , slat (E). *
After completing our new patio table (see the previous project), I planned to build four seats to go with it. However, now that we have them, we use them not only as seats, but as outdoor cocktail fables and ottomans. We also place them side by side and use lliem as a bench. They are very easy to build, and the cost is next to nothing. These are made from treated pine, but yoo can also use redwood.
Just be sure to use waterproof wood glue during the construction.
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