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6' Outdoor Dining Table





Here is a simple and modern outdoor patio table! Bringing the design together took some time, but once I nailed it down it was easy and affordable project.  A huge thank you to National Hardware for sponsoring this post. I used National Hardware's reinforcement hardware to add stability and strength to this build. 

As always use safety precautions when building. Measure twice cut once. This post is for entertainment purposes only.

Supplies:

12-2x6x8

4 Offset Corner Braces

12 mending plates

1 package 2-1/2" pocket hole screws

2-1/2" wood screws

Stain or paint and seal

Wood Filler or pocket hole plugs

Wood Glue


Tools:

Table Saw

Miter Saw

Sander

Drill

Pockehole jig

Nailer (optional)

Planer (optional)

Before we get to the steps it's important to prep the materials to give it a more modern look.

Prep the boards:

-Rip 1/8" off each side of the 2x6 lumber.

-Rip one-2x6-x8 into 1-1/2" strips to create 3 strips.

-Use a planer if desired.

-Laminate with glue  two -2x6x8 boards together. Repeat. You need 2 sets of two-2x6x8 boards laminated together. (Tip: to laminate two boards together use wood glue and clamps. Let the boards dry for 24 hours.)

Step 1:   TABLE TOP    

Cut seven @ 72". Cut 1-1/2" into two @ 36".  Attach with wood screws the 36" boards to the seven -72" boards (use a spacer to create even spaces between the 72" boards).


Step 2:

Using National Hardware's 6x1.5x1/8 mending plates. Stagger the plates and attach with lag screws.



Step 3: BUILD THE LEGS

Using the laminated boards cut four @ 27-1/2".  Cut six - 2x6 @ 19". Drill pocket holes in both sides of the 19" boards and the top of the 27-1/2" boards (to be drilled into the table top). Use a spacer under the 19" boards & attach with 2-1/2" pocket hole screws.


Step 4: 

Attach the the legs to the tabletop using 2-1/2" pockethole screws. Once legs are screwed into tabletop cut & attach 47-1/2" stretcher with 2-1/2" pocket hole screws.




Step 5:

Attach 4 corner reinforcement brackets.



Step 6:

Cut & add trim using wood glue and a nailer. I used 2 -1-1/2" strips & scrap pieces for this. 




Step 7:

Finish project as desired.



Hope you enjoyed it! If you decide to build one for yourself make sure you tag me on instagram using the #buildingahouseourhome I would love to see it!

Erin

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