Posted by Mia | Posted in Equipment | Posted on 29-08-2012
Picnics are a great way for family and friends to gather, break bread and relish the glory of outdoor dining. When the warm breeze and sunshine are beckoning you, answer the call by planning your family meal in the park, on the beach, or in your own back yard!
If sitting on a blanket and juggling your food on the ground is what turns you off, picnic in style with a fabulous picnic table set.
Back Yard Picnic Tables
If you’re looking for something sturdy and easy to clean, this Dura-Trel Vinyl Picnic Table will be right at home in your yard or on your patio. The table is six feet in length, long enough to comfortably seat 6 adults. A refreshing feature is that the benches are not attached, which makes it easier for you to adjust them to your liking, or move them out of your way if you want to make way for a wheel chair or special seating. It’s made out of recycled vinyl materials so that it is resistant to weather, rain or shine. The materials are weather and splinter resistant, and won’t chip, rot or fade; it makes maintenance a breeze and will last looking very good for a long, long time. A 20 year manufacturer’s warrantee guarantees you’ll be happy with your product! Assembly is a breeze.
Dura-Trel Vinyl Picnic Table w/ Unattached Benches— $345.95 (discounted from $435.95)
If you’re looking for a fine dining experience on your patio, look no further than the Stathwood Basics Picnic Table. This handsome piece of furniture has a classic look– solid eucalyptus wood with a modern dark brown stain, with slats tightly arranged in stylish concentric rectangles. This weather resistant furniture is maintenance free and will last for years on your deck or patio without losing its attractive charm. Measuring 60-x-34, this table will give 6 diners ample space.
Strathwood Basics Picnic Table– currently $99.00 (marked down from $449.00!) plus free shipping
These dark stained eucalyptus benches made with slats arranged in attractive concentric rectangles go perfect with your Strathwood Basics Picnic Table. This set of two benches has simple but elegant X-shaped legs like the table, and is weather re-sistant for outdoor use. A comfortable 60 inches long provides 3 guests with comfortable seating space. Stability and durability were taken into account with this design, with easy maintenance and easy assembly. The collection together creates an inviting yet classy atmosphere for your outdoor dining area.
Strathwood Basics Picnic Table Bench, Set of 2— originally $419.00, available now at just $99.99 for the set, plus free shipping.
Portable Picnic Tables– for Picnicers on the go!
Sometimes, you don’t want to eat at home. For those times when you want to plan a picnic on the go at your favorite outdoor location, dine in style with this completely portable folding picnic table.
up and breaks down in minutes, the Portable Folding Picnic Table Bench Set is an award-winning design that folds into a convenient “suitcase” for easy carrying and travel. Store it in the trunk or in the closet when it’s not in use.
A sturdy aluminum frame with comfortable seating provides space for up to four diners. A best seller and a must have for families who love to picnic.
Portable Folding Picnic Table Bench Set with Custom “SUITCASE STYLE”— $99.00, table cover included with purchase
Any camper will tell you that, when it comes to camping and outdoor recreation, Coleman is a name you can trust. And Coleman has done it again, with their Pack-Away 4-In-1 Table for camping and picnics. At the park, by the shore, in the woods or tailgating in a parking lot, this sturdy table will support up to 300 pounds.
Versatility is the key here, as you can configure the two pieces of this table end-to-end for a long buffet, or side-by-side for a square dining surface. Each table provides you with 31 1/2-x-15 1/2 inches of space.
When you get to the event, it can be easily and quickly set up, and at the end of the day will clean up and break down just as easily.
Coleman Pack-Away 4-In-1 Table— $54.86 (marked down from $78.99!)
Simple, lightweight and convenient, this attractive table will go anywhere with you in a heartbeat. Weighing in at only 9 pounds, it’s easily toted to any activity, indoor and out. The clever design allows it to collapse and be rolled up. Simply slide it the the handy carrying case, and you can bring a table with you wherever you might need one.
Small enough to store in the trunk, this table is a must-have for any vacation. You never know when a table will come in handy when you’re planning to spend the day outdoors. Dimensions: 27-x-27-16 inches.
Picnic Tables Made Just for Kids
Little Tykes is a name parents can trust, and this large, outdoor picnic table has all the quality and charm for which this company is famous.
This large kid-sized colorful picnic table is spacious enough to seat up to six little ones for any activity, be it an outdoor lunch, games or craft projects. Convenient cup holders and condiment or crayon tray make it perfect for any event. The bright, jumbo umbrella blocks the sun and protects children’s skin.
Best of all– it’s totally portable! Without any tools, you can fold it up and pack it away, or tote it along for a picnic away from home. Weighing in at only 25 pounds, mom or dad will find it sturdy yet easy to throw into the trunk.
Weather-resistant and durable, this picnic table with attached benches was made to last.
Little Tikes Easy Store Large Picnic Table with Umbrella— $79.98 at Amazon
The Step 2 Naturally Playful Picnic Table with Umbrella will make any child feel like the perfect host or hostess! Adults will be envious of the attractive natural style and comfortable, sturdy seating and table area. The adorable umbrella provides shade for comfort and safety.
The classic looking picnic table with benches attached will seat up to six children for meals, snacks or play. The stylish colors of tan and green make it a good looking addition to any home or yard.
It is made of durable molded plastic, making it easy to clean and resistant to mold and fading.
Build Your Own Picnic Table Kits!
Don’t you just love natural wood picnic tables? But if you’ve ever considered ordering one, yikes! The price of shipping heavy wooden furniture can be crazy, even if you’re getting the table on sale!
Well, do-it-yourselfers, your problems are solved! Why pay shipping for a wooden table that you have to assemble yourself, when you can purchase the 2X4basics 90182 Picnic Table Kit? With this kit, you receive the sturdy base for table and chairs in the neutral, attractive sand color shown here. You then purchase your own 2-by-4 boards locally, ready to be attached. You can make your table as long as you like– up to 8 feet for maximum number of diners, or shorter for something more intimate and space-conscious.
Assembly is a breeze with a power screwdriver, wrench and saw! Mitered cuts or angles are not required, though you can customize it to make the perfect design and stain. Or, have boards cut to length at the hardware store if you prefer!
If you had to describe the Basics Flip Top Bench Table in one word, that word would be versatility.
The Basics stand allows you to add your own 2-x-4’s quickly and easily to the sturdy frame, made in an attractive sand color so it goes with any wood stain of your choice. You get to decide the length– max it out at up to eight feet long for entertaining a crowd, or keep it short and cozy for an intimate gathering.
Use two arranged together to create a classic style picnic table with attached seating. Use only one, or line them up end-to-end for an out-of-the-way counter or buffet. Finally, flip that top and the table top converts into a bench back a comfortable bench to add extra seating to your yard or patio when the meal is over.