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Use these free picnic table plans to build a picnic table for your backyard, deck, or any other area around your home where you need seating. Building a picnic table is an easy task that makes the perfect weekend project without breaking the bank.

The picnic table plans include plans for traditional, octagon, hexagon, round, folding, small, and large picnic tables. You'll have no trouble finding a free picnic table plan to fit your space and style.

These free picnic table plans include everything you need to build a picnic table including a materials and tools list, a cut list, step-by-step written building directions, diagrams, and photos. Some of the plans even include videos and user-submitted photos.

If you like these free picnic table plans, you'll also like free woodworking plans to help you build porch swings, coffee tables, bookcases, wine racks, home bars, decks, gazebos, greenhouses, pergolas, dog houses, playhouses, swing sets, tree houses, workbenches, router tables, sheds, Adirondack chairs, and chicken coops.

1. Traditional 6 Foot Picnic Table Plan from Bob's Plans

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Here's a free picnic table for a 6-foot long traditional picnic table. All you'll need is a saw, drill, screwdriver, wrench, and lumber.

This 14-page picnic table plan will provides you with a materials list, written instructions, and lots of diagrams.

2. Free Plan for an Octagon Picnic Table by Ana White

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If you'd like to build an octagon picnic table then here's the plan for you. The completed tabletop will be 64" wide.

Included in this free octagon picnic table plan are a materials and tools list, cut list, instructions, and user tips and comments.

3. Weekend Picnic Table Project by DIY Diva

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Here's an easy picnic table plan that will get you a traditional and sturdy picnic table in your backyard by the end of the weekend. It's a nice update on this older picnic table plan by Popular Mechanics.

Clear pictures and a video will help you build this easy picnic table.

4. Free Hexagon Picnic Table Plan by Ana White

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This is a free hexagon picnic table plan that is a very nice update to the traditional rectangle picnic table.

You'll find clear illustrations, well-written instructions, a complete materials and tools list, and even pictures of the picnic tables people have made from this plan.

5. Free Picnic Table Plan With Separate Benches by Yellawood

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This free picnic table plan will seat six to eight adults comfortably. The seperate benches make sure that everyone has enough leg room to be comfortable.

This free PDF picnic table plan includes eight pages of a tools and supplies list, cut list, diagrams, and building steps.

6. Free Picnic Table 2X6 Plan by MyCarpentry

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This is a traditional A-frame picnic table plan where the legs, bench, and table tops are all made from 2X6s.

Use the material list to gather your supplies and use the diagrams and instructions to build yourself this classic picnic table.

7. Round Picnic Table Plan by Handy

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This free picnic table plan is for a round picnic table with four separate benches that surround the table top.

Besides step-by-step instructions, you'll also find photos for each step and a materials/shopping list.

8. Free Folding Picnic Table Plan by BuildEazy

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You won't believe your eyes at this plan for a folding picnic table that coverts from two separate bench seats into a picnic table.

Besides the normal instructions and diagrams, you can even watch a video to see how to build this folding picnic table.

9. Free Picnic Table Plan for Kids by Ana White

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This easy to build picnic table will fit the bigger kids and even a small adult can sit comfortably on it.

You'll find dimensions, instructions, cut list, and a material list as well as dozens of pictures of the finished picnic table.

10. Wayne of Woods Free Outdoor Picnic Table Plan

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Here's a free picnic table plan from Wayne of Woods that will give you a nicely finished picnic table you can leave unfinished, stain, or paint.

There are plenty of pictures and step-by-step instructions to make sure that this picnic table turns out just how you'd like it to.

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