3 Folding Picnic Table Plans [DIY GUIDES]

Folding picnic table plans

A classic picnic table with attached benches is a must have outdoor furniture for barbecue parties. However, most of the typical picnic tables take up a lot of space and are not used that often. An elegant solution for this problem is to make a folding picnic table that can be transformed into two benches, which allows you to have two benches that can be transformed into a picnic table when the need arises.

Chose from one of these 3 folding picnic table plans to make your own dual table and bench combo. These plans include everything needed to build a folding picnic table including materials, tools and step-by-step building directions.

Table 1: Folding picnic table plans from BuildSomething

Folding table
Nicely written step by step instructions for this build with detailed information. The benches lock together when transformed into a table thus making it a more sturdy table.
Full build and plans can be found here.

Table 2: Folding picnic table that converts into two benches from Ana White

Folding picnic table plans
The simplest one to build. Use these benches as two separate school style benches or push them together for a one large picnic table. Easy and fast to transform and with this build there is no need for hinges.
Full build and plans can be found here.

Table 3: Transform this bench into a picnic table from Buildeazy


One bench folding table

A picnic table that transforms into one bench, thus, even more, reducing total footprint of the furniture. This project uses only 2×4 lumber and, while it may look like a more complex build, the detailed instructions provided make it a simple enough process so that anyone can make it.
For full build and plans can be found here.

Choose one from these and build one for yourself today, so that you are prepared for that next barbecue party!

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