How to Build A Picnic Table | This Old House

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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a simple way to construct a strong and sturdy picnic table. (See below for tools and materials.)
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Tools for Picnic Table:
– Sliding compound miter saw []
– Caulk gun []
– Drill/driver []
– Layout square []
– Adjustable wrench []
– Hammer []

Shopping list for Picnic Table:
– Construction-grade 2x4s, 2x6s and 2x8s []
– Pressure-treated 2x8s []
– 16d nails []
– Polyurethane construction adhesive []
– 2½-inch decking screws []
– 4-inch decking screws []
– ⅜-inch x 3½-inch galvanized carriage bolts, nuts and washers []

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