Love dining outdoors? Then a cool outdoor dining table is what you need! Of course, you can bring your indoor table outdoors but real outdoor tables have some advantages, too: planters and drink coolers in the center, for example. Take a look at the DIYs we’ve gathered for you and get inspired to craft your perfect outdoor dining table.
Fans of the classic farm table will find lots to love in this outdoor dining table made from reclaimed wood. Though it’s the perfect complement to a yard with a whitewashed wood fence, its weathered white patina would make it look at home in almost any outdoor space.
What a chic and cool dining table for outdoors! Underneath the golden-hued wood surface and the bold patterned patio umbrella is an ordinary and outdated tabletop. This new tabletop of fence wood that could be slid over the existing furniture. Finish the wood with honey-colored wood stain and wax, then bored a hole in the middle of the table to make room for the umbrella pole.
This cool table is inspired by some pieces from IKEA, it features a neutral tabletop and bright vintage legs – cut them off some old furniture you don’t need! Read the tutorial to find out how to make such a table and rock bright and colorful chairs with it for fun. So cool!
Shou sugi ban, or Yakisugi, is a traditional Japanese method of burning cedar (sugi) before finishing it with natural oil. Normally used as exterior siding, the charred wood is pest and rot resistant for up to eighty years. So, charring is a beautifully simple way of ensuring the longevity of wood. Once charred, the wood appears a silvery grey or shiny black depending on how the light hits it. This cool wood was used to make a stylish and sleek outdoor dining table with trendy hairpin legs, take a look at the tutorial and enjoy crafting a chic piece!
If you love pallet furniture, then you’ll want to check out this DIY pallet outdoor dining table. This is a simple weekend project using an oversized pallet. It was a super fun project to create and it gives lots of seating outside so we can really take in the outdoor living space more. Read how to make this stylish and cozy pallet table for outdoors and make one for yourself.
This old patio table had the perfect size, but kinda boring and a little bit yucky. The tabletop is made of stone tiles, so we primed first just to make sure the paint would stick and be nice and even. After that, a few coats of paint went on. Read the tutorial and find out how to spruce up the table in bright shades and stencils creating a brand-new and fresh look.
Really, what is better than a patio table with a built in cooler! Who really wants to get up to get another beer? But this dining table for outdoors doesn’t only feature a drink cooler, there’s an option of covering it when not in use so we can do full meals on it too. Make this table, take your time to sit back and relax, with a glass of wine (or beer) and enjoy the rest of the summer!
This split herringbone tabletop is just the thing your outdated metal patio table needs to keep up with the times. If the two columns of slanted wooden boards that comprise the herringbone pattern look daunting to recreate, get your wooden boards cut at the hardware store to hasten the assembly and relieve the need for complex cuts or tools. When the tabletop looks shipshape, top it with a coat of dark wood stain for a lustrous and luxurious finish.
Build your own outdoor table! This simple plan requires on special tools and is beginner friendly, besides, it includes some matching benches, so you’ll be able to craft a whole dining set for your outdoor space. Use good straight boards and the result will be amazing!
This outdoor dining table is super simple and doesn’t take much time, and the chevron pattern on the top with rich stain looks very elegant. The legs look very rustic and the whole piece is very cute – it will bring a cozy feel to the space. Craft some matching benches and voila – a dining space is done! Read the tutorial and go crafting.
And outdoor dining is a no brainer, especially if you’ve a proper place to do it. And if you don’t, then you should make one. I like the concept of this outdoor dining table with the built-in cooler quite a bit, but I also like its flexible design. The way it’s constructed allows you to scale it to fit your back deck, patio, or yard. Read the tutorial and enjoy making this stylish piece according to it.
This round outdoor dining table is perfect for everyday dinners on our front patio as well as for entertaining friends and family. The table is super sturdy and looks beautiful while standing up to the elements. The author skipped staining or painting for a more natural look but you may choose it yourself if you want that.
The gates at the side of the house succumbed to a big wind storm recently. The cause was ground rot on the posts, but that meant that most of the wood was still in pretty good condition despite being over thirty years old. Instead of throwing it out the author of this tutorial decided to recycle it to make an outdoor table. Love the idea? Head over to the source to find out how to make it!