Build a trestle-and-slat picnic table and benches

This is a beautiful design for a picnic table, not simple to build but worth the time!

Print out the plans and the Wood cut list by downloading this PDF:
This Old House, Printable Plans

What is needed for the job
  • Construction-grade 2x4s, 2x6s and 2x8s
  • Pressure-treated 2x8s
  • 16d nails
  • Polyurethane construction adhesive
  • 2 1/2-inch decking screws
  • 4-inch decking screws
  • 3/8-inch x 3 1/2-inch galvanized carriage bolts, nuts and washers
  • Sliding compound miter saw
  • Caulk gun
  • Drill/driver
  • Layout square
  • Layout square
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Hammer
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