Patio Table Benches
Patio table benches is article about Outdoor Patio Projects bookmarked by victor with ID 13199269245 was uploaded on 20-04-2019 and has been viewed 140,257 times.
OUTDOOR & PATIO PROJECTS / PATIO FURNITUREPatio Table & BenchesPreviousNext Here's an outdoor project that's built with the same care and craftsmanship as fine, indoor furniture.Compared to other types of furniture, outdoor projects are really put to the test.
Exposure to the ultraviolet rays of the sun and to extremes in heat and humidity mean that the project has to be designed to withstand a lot of abuse.This outdoor table is up to the challenge — yet its design is as attractive as it is sturdy.
To make the base of the table as strong as possible, it's built as a thick frame that's joined with half laps and through mortise and tenons.No surprises here.What is surprising is how quickly this base can go together with a few simple tips and shortcuts.
But the real attraction of this table (and the part that has to withstand most of the abuse) is the top.This is an eight-sided frame that 'captures' a series of narrow slats.To make the miters of the top frame as strong as the base that supports it, I added a thick spline to each end.
(The slats are supported by simple...