Table of Contents
- 1Introduction & description
- 2Shopping list
- 3Part identification - Schematics
- 4The plans
- 5The individual pieces
- 6Step 1. Mark and cut the pieces
- 7The angles pattern
- 8Step 2. The round cuts
- 9Step 3. The bolt holes
- 10Step 4. Make up the back seat side-frames
- 11Step 5. Make up the front legs
- 12Step 6. Join the table rails to the leg extensions
- 13Step 7. Assemble the side-frames
- 14Step 8. See if it works
- 15Step 9. Prepare for the seat boards
- 16Step 10. Add the seat boards
- 17Step 11. Add the tabletop boards
- 18Step 12. Keeping the tabletop boards even
- 19Step 13. Add the backrest stop
- 20Step 14. Stop the table from spreading
- 21Step 15. Add the seat braces
- 22Step 16. Well done
- 23Appendix 1: Changing stock size and/or table length
- 24Appendix 2: The backrest clip-on
Here is the total materials you will need.
9 only 8ft (2.44m) lengths of 2×4 (50mm x 100mm) Surfaced; planed; smooth; even surface; gauged. (dimensional) Any of the framing wood..
• 4 only 3/8″ (10mm) bolts 3″ (75mm) long with washers and self locking nuts.
• 80 only 3″ (75mm) exterior type Timber, lumber. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees screws.
• 2 only angle brackets (sliding A horizontal framing member above the door/window opening. stopper type brackets).
• 6 only Covered with a protective coating of zinc. 6″ (150mm) nails.
• Exterior wood glue.
Note: There is no material allowance for the ‘clip on’ piece as that is optional and only and idea that you yourself might want to change to suit.
Tools you will need
• Circular power saw, • Drop saw (chop saw) – able to cut accurate angles, • Jigsaw, • Electric drill, • Hammer, Hand saw, Measuring tape, pencil, square, screw driver, level, clamps, adjustable angle bevel. • 3/8″ (10mm) drill bit for the A metal rod that has a head on one end and threads on the other and is used to fasten together lumber. The most common bolts used or referred to in projects within this website are coach/carriage bolts and hex bolts. holes, • 1/8″ (3mm”) drill bit for the screw holes, • 1″ (25mm) drill bit to countersink (embed) the bolt head.