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How to Build a Rustic Log Picnic Table

This easy project makes use of reclaimed lumber you may find in your own backyard. Walnut slabs give the table a rustic look, while a coat of varnish protects the tabletop from the elements and wear and tear.

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  • Precut walnut slabs
  • 2x4s
  • screws
  • Heavy duty lag bolts
  • varnish


  • measuring tape
  • safety glasses
  • pencil
  • miter saw
  • level
  • electric screwdriver
  • sander
  • planer
  • circular saw
  • chisel
  • hammer
  • clamps
  • paintbrush

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