Cottage is a place of fruitful work and at the same time of rest. And what a vacation without basic amenities. Of course, the table is an integral attribute of each cottage, and the thing made on its own has much greater value. Therefore, in the article we will look at how to make a table for the garden. Here it is important to understand that the table will be in most cases outside, without any protection. Therefore, for its safety and service life, it is necessary to observe a special technology of its manufacture.
Before you start , it is necessary to take care that everything was at hand - both the tool and all the necessary material. This will significantly save time. So, you need the following tool:
These are probably the basic tools and items you need. In the course of the job, you may need something else. However, if you have assembled the main tool, the work will not be delayed for sure.
So, as far as building material is concerned, here, to a greater degree, everything will depend on the size and type of the table. But in principle, the same material is almost always needed, for example:
Table layout for giving
Table Top You can make five boards, which are cut to size. They are attached to the bar with screws.
The length of the screws must be such that it can be securely fastened to the plank board to the bar. However, they do not have to go through.
If you use a rabbeted plank on the worktop, the result is a solid plane. The edge of the board can be cut with a jigsaw, and the sides can be processed with a planer. If you use a planed board, it is recommended to leave a gap of 4 mm when assembling the tabletop. It will not interfere, but it will ease the care of him. In this case, it is extremely important that each gap has the same width. To achieve this is very simple. During the assembly between the boards should be laid rail of the necessary width, and as an alternative, you can use the building area. If necessary, the surface and sidewall of the tabletop can be machined with a grinding machine. So you can achieve a perfectly smooth surface.
Fasten the table legs
Depending on the type table should begin to prepare the legs. One of the consequences of improperly made legs is the swinging table. To prevent this from happening to you, each blank must be completely identical in size to the other. There are options for a garden table on three legs. The standard version is four legs that are attached at every angle. When installing them, you can use bolts or special fasteners that will hold the entire structure. When assembling them, the joints can be coated with white glue, which will additionally protect against rocking.
When the table is ready, it must be painted to provide additional protection against corrosion. First, the tree can be painted over in several layers of paint, and after covering the table with several layers of water-based varnish, it is advisable to use acrylic. This will provide additional protection from moisture and moisture.