Patio Table with Built-in Beer/Wine Coolers

Difficulty
Intermediate
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Patio Table with Built-in Beer/Wine Coolers with liids
Patio Table with Built-in Beer/Wine Coolers with lids off
Patio Table with Built-in Beer/Wine Coolers filled with wine
Patio Table with Built-in Beer/Wine Coolers with lids covered
Patio Table with Built-in Beer/Wine Coolers with beer
Patio Table with Built-in Beer/Wine Coolers with beer

About Project

After see the picnic table picture from Medlock Ames' tasting room with the built in wine cooler we decided to incorporate this into our new patio table design. I really wanted this table to be more then just a cooler so I designed lids to cover the coolers when no in use. Please check out the step by step guide on my blog at: http://www.domesticated-engineer.com/1/post/2012/09/diy-patio-table-wit…

Preparation

Shopping List

Wood (We used Spruce, see cut list)

Wood glue

Wood filler

Wood screws (1-1/4")

Wood screws (2-1/2")

Sandpaper (110 grit)

Two plastic planter boxes (denoted pb throughout the instructions)

Tools: Clamps,  1/8” counter bore drill bit, 1-1/2" hole saw bit 

Cut List

2 - 6X2 @ 5' 9-1/4" (top long board)

3 - 8X2 @ 1' 9" (top side and middle board)

12 - 2X4 @ 1' 11-3/4" (top center board)

4 - 2X4 @ 2' 5-1/4" (legs)

2 - 1X4 @ 5' 2-1/4" (outer long skirt)

2 - 1X4 @ 5' 6-1/4" (inside long skirt)

2 - 1X4 @ 2' 5" (short skirt)

4 - 1X4 @ 2' 3-1/2" (cross beam)

4 - 1X4 @ 2' 1-1/4" (box supports)

4 - 1X6 @ 1' 11-3/4" (long box side)

4 - 1X6 @ 8-3/4" (short box side)

10 - 1X2 @ 7-1/4" (bottom box)

Tools
Tape Measure
Speed Square
Pencil
Safety Glasses
Hearing Protection
Kreg Jig
Drill
Power Sander
General Instructions

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