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New Easy-In Octagon Picnic Table - $550 (Belchertown)

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condition: new
make / manufacturer: Picnic Tables by DJ Dave
model name / number: Octagon - Easy In
size / dimensions: Top 60" / Seats 88" / 30" high
Locally designed New Easy - In "Octagon" Picnic Table -

Fully balanced (cannot tip over), trimmed (all the corners are angled and sanded), coated lifetime decking screws (no nails), zinc plated carriage bolts, sanded tops on table, and fully stack-able too! (2" Umbrella hole -add $4)

Local Delivery $40 ea. This is a heavy table!

Here is what I noticed with my competition on craigslist:

1. If it doesn't say 3" deck screws...it isn't. It is probably nailed together. That means that as the table "flexes" when you sit down, those nails will eventually work themselves loose and become a rickety table.

2. The top boards need to be gapped from about 1/4". This will prevent rotting (when the boards are "butted up" to each other, any moisture can be trapped between boards).

3. The bottom of the legs need to extend to at least the center of the seats, not short of ....or your table may tip backwards when you sit down. Also, I give some extra room for a heavier person to be comfortable too.

4. The tops and seats should not be made with pressure treated lumber. Why? Pressure treated is designed to protect against moisture...not the sun. What this means is that the top and seats will eventually "curl" at the top surface dries while the backside is wet. Eventually, (unless painted or stained heavily immediately) this will look terrible.

5. New pressure treated lumber can also be poisonous ....if you get a nasty splinter, watch out!

6. If you choose to paint your table, be sure to go over every knot (or the whole table) with an exterior primer sealer 1st. This will prevent or severely reduce the knots from "bleeding" through the soon applied "decking - not siding" paint (Good for 8 - 10 years or more with a quality brand).

7. If you stain your table, use a "decking" stain. Full color last almost twice as long (5 - 8 years) as a semi transparent stain (3 - 5 years), but the semi looks nicer (you can see the grain of the wood). Spraying it on looks great, but you loose over 50% of it in the air, while a brush doesn't.

9. If you are considering "Thompsons Water Seal", you need to treat your table every 12 months. Why? All this does is coat the table with a wax substance as the protectant...and it slowly wears down in that time period.

Remember - The top and seats are sanded smooth - this table is "unfinished" and ready for stain or paint! I've seen my tables last to 30 years (or more)!

Choose your table wisely!

My Price -
Everything is pine (except the very bottom piece is pressure treated) - $550
Or as pictured with pressure treated legs and supports - $550

Option - 2" umbrella hole - add $4

Call for a delivery or pick-up time.

Ask for DJ Dave (this number does accept text messages) Four One Three Two One Zero Six One Zero Six show contact info . Leave detailed message if I don't pick up right away.
More pictures are available on request.

post id: 7748098314

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