14 Picnic Tables You Have to See to Believe!

Whether you want to buy or DIY, these picnic tables will give you plenty of inspiration.

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Built-to-Last Viking Long Wooden Picnic Table

Looking for something sturdy and simple? Then take a step back in time and do as the Vikings once did. This wooden picnic table is simple in structure, solid as a rock and a beautiful centerpiece for your yard. Here are the complete how-to instructions so you can make this rustic picnic table yourself! Plus, check out these 15 awesome plans for DIY patio furniture.

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Gabian Cage Wooden Picnic Table

Surround the base of a picnic table with gabian cages for a small detail with big effect. Check out this rustic metal plant cage to add to your backyard decor.

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DIY Wooden Patio Table with Cooler

Making a rustic picnic table is perfect for an outdoorsy vibe. Installing a built-in cooler keeps the drinks within reach and that boxy cooler out of sight!

Check out these 10 drool-worthy beer fridges for when you can’t fit it all on the picnic table.

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House-Shaped Double Tree Picnic Table

This all-in-one structure features a roof, two benches, and a table — all in the shape of a traditional house! Plus, take a look at these 12 incredible pieces of DIY outdoor furniture, with complete how-to instructions.

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Picnic Table with a Roof

If you have a lot of land and want a permanent structure that protects you from the elements, consider this stable table idea. Check out how to build an umbrella table for more protection from the sun.

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Tree Trunk Picnic Table

Need to cut down a tree? Repurpose it by using as much of the wood as you can for a picnic table and benches. Keep the earthy look by slicing the trunk! If you’re DIY-ing, here’s how to remove a tree stump painlessly.

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Ground-Level Picnic Table

Another use for pallets! Turn your backyard into a Bohemian paradise with this ground-level picnic table. Plus, these 40 outdoor woodworking projects are great for beginners, too.

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Modern Wooden Picnic Table and Stools

Keep things sleek but interesting with this creative design that turns picnic table chairs into artwork. Placing the table and chairs on a wooden deck keeps them off the ground and helps prevent rot.

Check out these 10 easy outdoor chairs you can build.

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Multi-Function Rolling Cooler Picnic Camping Table

Whether you’re going to a tailgate party or deep in the woods for some camping fun, this multi-function table is easily transported, and provides plenty of room for storing your food and drinks.

Take a look at these 10 super-cool camping gadgets.

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Wooden Picnic Tables: Chess Picnic Table

Play a game of chess while enjoying the sunshine in the backyard with this fun picnic table idea.

Love chess? Here’s how to build a chessboard.

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Stone Picnic Table

This unusual picnic table takes found boulders and flat rocks and turns it into a rustic dining option for the outdoors.

If you love the look at stone, be sure to check out this stone-top patio table.

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Convertible Bench and Picnic Table

Take up less space with back-to-back benches in your backyard. And when you want to throw a party, simply convert it into a full-on picnic table.

Check out these 12 tips for throwing the ultimate backyard party.

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Pool Table Combo Set with Benches

Whether your idea of backyard fun is a game of pool or eating by the pool, this combo picnic table is an entertainment investment you’ll love.

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Portable Folding Table with Built-In Carrying Case and Handle

This compact, portable folding picnic table with built-in carrying case and handle is the perfect option for taking your next picnic anywhere! It seats up to four, and when collapsed the legs and seats fold into the table.

Love being able to pick things up and move them easily? Check out these 14 amazing, portable fire pits.

Alexa Erickson
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