How to Build an Outdoor Table

The beauty and toughness of stone at a fraction of the cost

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Air compressor
  • Brad nail gun
  • Tape measure
  • Circular saw
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Garden rake
  • Margin trowel
  • Table saw
  • Wood chisel

You'll also need a plastic mixing tub, a masonry drill bit, plastic gloves, air hose blower attachment, and bolt cutters.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • See the Materials Lists in Additional Information at the end of the Step-by-Step section.