# What is the standard size of a picnic table?

## What is the standard size of a picnic table?

The length of a picnic table for six adults is about six feet. This allows each adult 24 inches of personal space. Picnic tables designed for eight adults are typically eight feet long. Picnic table height, from ground to tabletop, ranges from 28 to 32 inches.

## How wide is a 6 ft picnic table?

A regular rectangular six-foot picnic table should have a tablecloth of about 80 inches in length to fit a 72 inches picnic table length. The width of the tablecloth should at least be 35 inches long to cover the 29 to 30 inches width of the picnic table.

**How do you make an 8 foot picnic table?**

8 foot Picnic Table Plans

- A – 4 pieces of 2×6 lumber – 36″ long LEGS.
- B – 2 pieces of 2×6 lumber – 60″ long BRACES.
- C – 3 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 28 1/2″ long SUPPORT.
- D – 2 pieces of 2×6 lumber – 85″ long SEAT SUPPORT.
- E – 4 pieces of 2×6 lumber – 96″ long SEAT BEAMS.
- F – 5 pieces of 2×6 lumber – 96″ long TABLETOP.

### How much wood does it take to build a picnic table?

How many pieces of wood do I need? You’ll need 14 6′ 2x6s. You can have 7 12′ 2x6s cut in half at the store. Then you will need 2 8ft 2x4s to make the braces and your cuts for underneath the table.

### What angle do you cut the legs for a picnic table?

60-degree

Cut the table legs about an inch longer than needed, so you can level them later. Draw a 60-degree cutting angle at each end of the legs. Position the cut to get the proper length. Cut each leg at the 60-degree marks with a table saw, chop saw or circular saw.

**Do outdoor tables need gaps?**

This general rule is to add 3 feet (36 inches) to each side of a table for general functionality with chairs and walkways. When working with smaller outdoor spaces, you may be able to select smaller chairs and plan on 30 to 34 inches for sufficient spacing.

#### How many people fit at an 8ft picnic table?

These 8 foot picnic table plans are ideal for large families or groups. It can seat up to eight people (10, if you count a person sitting at each end).

#### How many 2×6 do I need for a picnic table?

Picnic Table: Material / Cut List

Disc. | Qty. | Size |
---|---|---|

table top (2×6) | 5 | 6′ |

batten (2×4) | 3 | 2’4 1/2″ |

legs (2×6) | 4 | 3′ |

seat support (2×6) | 2 | 5′ |

**What kind of wood should I use for a picnic table?**

When choosing the lumber for your picnic table, select a durable, weather-resistant wood. Softwood species like Cedar, Redwood and Douglas fir are all good options that are both weather-resistant and available at most lumber yards.

## Why do outdoor tables have slats?

Leaves and small branches inevitably fall on the table, and they get wedged in between boards that are butted together and can become difficult to remove. This decomposing matter, combined with the rot that is developing in the wet wood, makes for a dining experience that is somewhat less hygienic than it could be.

## How much space should be between picnic table boards?

The table tops should overhang 8” past the “bench braces” on each side. Start with the 2 center table top boards and screw them down so they are equally spaced from the center of the “A-frame brace” which you are screwing them into. The gap between the table top boards should be set at 3/8” from each other.

**How many people can a 72 inch picnic table seat?**

Table Sizes and Seating: How Many People Will Fit?!?

Table Size | Number of People | Average Price |
---|---|---|

36 Inch (3 foot) Round Table | 4 | $8.00 |

48 Inch (4 foot) Round Table | 6-8 | $8.00 |

60 Inch (5 foot) Round Table | 8-10 | $8.00 |

72″ (6 foot) Round Table | 10-12 | $12.00 |

### What are the average dimensions of a picnic table?

Although picnic tables can be designed with any dimensions, there is a recognized standard. Tables typically have a height from 28 to 34 inches above the ground, with most standing at 30 inches. Rectangular table widths range from 28 to 30 inches, and lengths are either 6 or 8 feet.

### How large is a picnic table?

In this set of free woodworking plans, learn how to build a large picnic table. Most picnic tables are 6-feet long, which will comfortably seat six people, eight if they don’t mind getting cozy. These plans extend the sides by two feet, so the table can easily accommodate eight, and somewhat snugly ten diners.

**What is the average height of a table?**

The height of a standard table is between 28 inches and 30 inches and a counter-height table is usually between 34 and 36 inches high.

#### What is the standard size of a table?

Most standard, full size foosball tables are about 2 1/2 feet wide by nearly 5 feet in length. A regulation sized table is 30 inches wide, 56 inches in length, and 36 inches tall.