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2×4 Basics Hopkins AnySize Table – Great, sturdy bench

There was no least – the anysize bench and anysize table went together very nicely. I used 4 foot redwood with an exterior reddish stain for the bench and table (18′ x 18′). They both sit under one of our palo verde trees next to the bird bath(feeder). It’s a nice place to relax after an afternoon of bbqing. One 7′ skill saw and a battery powered screw driver for construction. One disposable brush for the stain. A beer or two waiting for the stain to cure. That is all that is needed for construction >unless you want to get fancy with a carpenters square and sanding block and other stuff for precision work and esthetics. The table and bench sit out in the weather in az.

I made total 3 bench, all by myself for my kid birthday. Almost 15 kids played on theses,jumped on them so all gone well. Knowing fact that i have crafted them, helped me gained some praise.

I will be purchasing other kits from them. The directions had a few spots that weren’t exactly clear, and i can’t imagine making this larger then 6ft without additional supports.

  • Used Composite deck lumber instead
  • Great way to make cheap, sturdy benches!
  • Great little bench!

Wanted to have a bench on the front porch. This allowed me to cut the ben to the exact size i wanted. It only takes minutes to put together and i have had numerous complements on it.

I bought two of these and put them together in a couple hours. Assembly was as simply as it looks and they feel fairly sturdy. Using pressure treated lumber, i suspect they will last a good while, and considering the price point, i won’t be devastated if one of them is damaged. I opted to miter the ends of my boards for a little extra style, but otherwise, i think they could be assembled very quickly. They would also serve as a fairly good project to do with your children. A miter saw helps cut the boards quicker and more accurately, but not having one isn’t a deal breaker. Other than that, you really only need a tape measure and drill. I used 5 8′ long 2×4’s to make my pair of benches. I opted to make one bench 3. 5′ long and both are sturdy, though for the 4. 5 long, i decided to add a pair of boards underneath, type the seat planks together to make it a little stiffer. I think this would be especially helpful if you plan to go for a 5′ bench. For a 6′ bench, i’d strongly start considering adding and intermediate support. Overall, a cool outdoor bench at a good price, a fun do it yourself project and a nice conversation starter.

Features of Hopkins AnySize Table, Sand

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  • Build your own low table, side table, or coffee table any size up to eight feet using our AnySize Low Table Kit and your 2x4s
  • Assembly is simple
  • Made of durable, maintenance free structural resin
  • Includes two bench end supports, hardware, and assembly instructions (lumber not included)
  • Limited two year warranty

Love love love if i had a house would have them scattered in my back yard. I used this for outside an office so clients can sit. Very pleased with the result. Not as easy as some would make out in their reviews. If you want longer benches would recommend buying another set to use one in the middle for support. The plastic needs a lot of sanding in order for spray paint to take and not flake off but once painted looks great.

We are basically 2×4 basics addicts. My husband loves building things for our home and we have never been disappointed with any product that we have purchased from 2×4 basics. Can’t wait for it to warm up a bit more so we can enjoy our new outdoor furniture.

I purchased 8 benches – 4 for our house and 4 as house warming gifts for friends who relocated to the country. These benches were a breeze to put together. After thinking it over i decided to incorporate 2x6s in place of 2x4s where i could to prevent warping. 2×6 lumber fits perfect into this construction. I’ve attached photos above – check 2×6 construction. The 2×4 braces below make for solid shake-free benches. I sanded and finished mine with three coats of thompsons ‘honey gold’ tint watersealant. After this summer and winter in ok i’ll report back on how well these held up. All construction so far has been 6 feet long. You have to realize it’s wood you’re working with and prepare accordingly.

Easy to use, i made a bench that can double as a coffee table.

Wow, saved me a ton of time. Built a bunch of these for our garage. Painted the wood prior to assembly.

The bench feels very sturdy. Overall, very happy with the purchase and the outcome. As suggested in earlier reviews, i used paint stirrers as spacers during installation. One thing to note, there is nothing underneath the legs to prevent it from sliding. I noticed when its placed on the tiled floor.

I’m kind of shocked but i actually made two 6’ benches to set my container vegetables on this summer. Gets them off the ground and i don’t have to bend over at all, or at least as far, to tend them. I’m going to make a shorter 3rd one to use as an outdoor coffee table in front of our bench. If i can do it, then anybody can do it.

I bought this to make a bench that my son and i could use while waiting for the bus in the morning and the afternoon at the end of our driveway. We’re on a fairly busy street and i’m still not entirely convinced that a bench placed there isn’t going to up and disappear one day. So rather than spend a ton of money on a nice wooden bench (which, while beautiful, would pain me greatly if it ‘walked’), i decided to give this a try. I figured that if this did disappear, i’d be out a fraction of the cost of a more expensive bench and i would kick myself for a far shorter duration. While the instructions aren’t the most descriptive (think ikea with even less detail and no smiley man showing you what to do), it was fairly straightforward as to how to assemble. The assembly itself wasn’t quite as easy as i had hoped. While there are cutouts in the legs where you put the included screws, my wood kept moving on me, which was really annoying. Since this is intended for use with 2×4 lumber, i almost wish there were ridges to help guide you where to put the lumber and help you keep in in place while screwing it in (and help you keep the recommended 1/4′ space between the boards for drainage). And speaking of screwing, i had some issues getting the screws to go in easily for a couple of the spots closest to the ends. Those spots didn’t have as much room directly above the cutout due to the curve of the leg support and my drill had some issues getting the correct angle.

My husband wanted me to send this back so he would make one. I didn’t want to wait years for him to get around to it so i kept it and made it myself. I had lowes cut the 2×4’s sanded them and stained them. Screwed them in and painted on a protective coating. It took me a while b/c i wanted it to be nice as i’m using it at the kitchen table. Will update with a photo later. My kids all insist on sitting on it. Would be super quick if you were using it outside and bought treated wood.

You can make just about any size – at least lengthwise – you want. I wanted a small bench for my front deck, could not find one that was inexpensive. Then i saw this product, and my son used scrap lumber from the garage, and he had the bench made in no time. Couldn’t be more pleased with this product – what a great idea. You can put outdoor cushions on it, but i like the looks of it plain, and in the winter – i can use it as a bird feeding platform – just throw the seeds on it, instead of freezing while refilling the feeders.

My husband then bought the wood and assembled it. It was easy to put together and we loved the look so we we ordered three more. We now have four around the fire pit and they are perfect for that use. We were looking at benches and they were either cheaply made or poorly reviewed on wayfair or very expensive to have them custom made.

Very happy with this product. I recommend using bullseye 1-2-3 or coverstain to prime and then paint with your choice of rust-oleum spray paint. The color choices are endless. I have built 4 of these as benches 6ft long, they are wonderful at my creek patio.

I made a 40” bench with it. Instructions were easy to follow and the bench went together quickly. Doesn’t tip when the other person stands up like my other benches. Now im using it as a plant bench. Great size for a lot of uses.

It’s so very easy, all you need is wood of your choice. I had made a bench seat out of some reclaimed pallets and i felt like it needed a foot rest/coffee table/something i could use for additional seating during big parties. This things was picture perfect.

Just add 2×4 or 2×6 and this will last you a lifetime. I don’t usually write a review, in fact, this is my first review in amazon, but this deserve a kudos to the manufacturer and it is made in the usa. I wish they will pre-paint it with various color selections. I spray paint mine with espresso brown to match the wood stain. See the matching chairs from the same company in the picture. The jack daniels looks great on top of it lol.

I bought this bench because i was in a diy mode. Well, my husband ended up sanding the wood and putting it together for me. We use it as a front entry way bench in our home.

Warning, if put outside in the sun, uv rays will cause the plastic to degrade. I highly suggest painting the plastic and staining the wood before assembly if the bench is going to be outside in order to give your bench both a quality look and long life. If kept indoors the sun will not degrade the plastic and it can be left unpainted. Each unit comes with screws, cut one 2×4 the length you want the legs to be apart. I think i used a #3 phillips head bit, trial and error to find the best fit but i think it was bigger than the #2 which is probably the most commonly used. I suggest having a variable speed electric screwdriver, the manufacturer left some room to make it easy to get the 2×4’s in, so you can over tighten the screws on the legs and bend the plastic, which could lead to premature cracking. I’m extremely happy with the 4′ bench, it is extremely sturdy. The 8′ bench is probably a little too long, not as sturdy and could possibly be overloaded if you have a lot of people sitting on it. If you are like me and started looking at the outrageous prices of benches and decided to build your own, this is an easy way.

Building this bench couldn’t have been easier. My kids and i spent the first part of a sunny morning staining the lumber and let it sit for a few hours. Later that evening i assembled the pieces with the screws provided and it was done. I’m thinking of buying another and the matching table to have a complete picnic set.

Adams Manufacturing 8500-48-3700 Plastic Quik-Fold Side Table : Perfect small table for book, plate, and a drink

Perfect little table for outdoor use. It won’t support anything too heavy but i have placed my dinner on it, flower pots, drinks, etc. Easy assembly and easy to take down and store as well. Plastic is sturdy and easily cleans. It’s convenient and easily placed wherever i need it.

The pictures advertised with my color choice (earth brown) shows a picture that is almost more like a hunter green than brown. I bought two of these tables for my back patio to put small potted flowers on. The pictures advertised with my color choice (earth brown) shows a picture that is almost more like a hunter green than brown. The color i received is a nice brown color, not green. Either way i would of been fine with the color, but if you are specifically looking for a darker brown color do not be worried by the greenish color in the picture advertised. The tables are made of plastic but still seem very durable. I wouldn’t recommend using them as a seat by any means, but they hold the plants without and difficulties. For the price they definitely are a nice addition to our back patio.

Adams Manufacturing 8500-48-3700 Plastic Quik-Fold Side Table, White

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  • Ideal size to complement patio chairs, adirondacks, or chaise lounges
  • Rated to hold up to 25-pound
  • Durable resin material will not peel, rust, or rot
  • Folds quickly and compactly for storage. Adams patio table is ideal for backyard, camping or tight space use
  • Uv-inhibitor allows colors to stay bright and attractive in the sun

Perfect small table for book, plate, and a drink. We bought this table to use on our porch and out by our firepit for extra place to place drinks or a plate for smores. We also plan to take the table with us when we go camping next time. It’s the perfect size and super light weight, which could be a con for some?.But, we haven’t had any issues with it blowing away in a bad storm. One reviewer mentioned that it was difficult to carry the table with one hand as it would collapse. But, if you carry it with one hand from the side with the bar, it stays perfectly flat – so, you can leave your drink or plate on it while moving it :-)also, the picture on my computer screen made the table look like it had a green tint. I trusted another reviewer who said it had no green – and she was right. No green at all, just a very dark bronze color – which matched both my adirondack chairs and firepit chairs perfectly.

From a distance it really looks like a wooden adirondack table. . But you get the look with out the painting and maintenance or the ridiculous price of real wooden adirondack furniture. Plus i love the way the fold up so small i can easily fit 2 of these tables in my deck box along with cusions and other yard tools. . But i also use these little tables as tv table trays when i have company over. I just run outside grab them, wipe off the dust, and 2 of my guests have personal little tables they can eat a meal off of and watch tv with the family. They clean up easily with a warm rag and i left 1 outside all winter not in the deck box and it still looks brand new. I’m tempted to get 2 more for parties.

The color is exactly the same as seen on the picture.

Adams Manufacturing 8500-48-3700 Plastic Quik-Fold Side Table, White : Purchased three of these tables all together for our front porch. I was slightly apprehensive about it from reading the reviews but the description and look was what i was looking for. The tables are light weight and assemble with a breeze. They actually hold quite a bit of weight. I put a good sized flower pots on them with different herbs in them. We live in an area where the pollen turns things green and i had no problems with staining and cleaning them up.

I bought 3 to go between 6 plastic. I bought 3 to go between 6 plastic adirondack chairs i have around my firepit. They will get a decent amount of sun exposure so we shall see how they hold up.

Works well, looks decent, one flaw. I purchased this folding table for my small deck, where i wanted to have a table but space is at a premium because i have a patio garden. This table works quite well as it is easy to fold up and store in the corner of the deck when i don’t need it. The only negative is that if you want to move the table when it is in the open position it should not have anything on it. The table folds in the middle during any movement (see attached photo). This is a bit inconvenient when i use it on the deck to put down a cup of coffee or a lunch plate. It would have been better if the table had a latch on the side to stabilize the top when it is in the open position. I am attaching a collage of 3 photos under customers photos to aid in this review. (update 2014: in 2013 amazon moved where they display customer photos and they became harder to find. Since i got so many comments that people are not able to find the customer photos i made a slide show out of the photos and this video is now attached directly to the review.

I bought three and use them on my back patio with camping chairs. Dual purpose as i love camping. Folds flat in a second and off you go. No rusting, no molding just wipe clean.

Perfect for board games & tipping tip. As a light, small, low game table, works perfectly when you add a go or chess or other board game. Perfect height to play with my grandkids. Regular game tables go for $59 plus, so this combination with your favorite board game is awesome, and will keep the kids or grandkids busy for hours. Only warning: not sturdy enough for your 3 year old to jump up and down onless expensive than some card tables and most tv trays, great size for kids but fine for adults, and much more ‘stowable’ quickly. Also looks nice and is uv double coated so florida, california, texas, georgia, arizona etc. Sun doesn’t destroy it in one season if you use it outdoors. Very nice looking inside too, perfect for plants as well at those board games. The largest board game i have (a full size competition bamboo go board) is a 19 x 19 grid and with this being 19/17/15, it works perfectly for even the biggest boards.

Arrived quickly in perfect condition. Much darker in color than ‘pool blue’ listed and shown,more of a deep turquoise. Very light weight, easy to blow away. May hold a paper plate and plastic cup. Easy to set up but tricky to pick up.

It is light weight easy to fold and unfold and sturdy enough for my laptop. Since the tabletop folds in half, i can understand why some people feel this is problem, but i don’t foresee this happening. The old style folding tables always gave me problems and i like it this way. Adams manufacturing 8500-48-3700 plastic quik-fold side table, white.

Purchased three of these tables all together for our front porch. I was slightly apprehensive about it from reading the reviews but the description and look was what i was looking for. The tables are light weight and assemble with a breeze. They actually hold quite a bit of weight. I put a good sized flower pots on them with different herbs in them. We live in an area where the pollen turns things green and i had no problems with staining and cleaning them up.

Needed a table for my front porch. Perfect fitneeded a table for my front porch between my rockers. This is small enough, yet just right for coffee cups, & a plant. Quality is good, and with all the rain and wind this summer, it’s held up very well.

It’s great for a cheap folding table for camping, sitting around the bonfire, and the beach. It slides open and folds closed easily. Pretty sturdy for the price. I’ve had about 25 lbs on it with no problems. I ordered 2 of these tables because of the uses i have for them. This table is lightweight so if you knock into it hard enough it will tip over but not that easily. When it is folded closed it has a handle to carry around with ease. Also this table folds flat for easy storage in a camper or shed. This comes no assembly required, which is nice.

Good deck table, sturdy, easily moved and stored during winter,. Purchased these small tables for plants on my deck. At the end of the summer, they all were folded flat and are stored in a shed. They take up very little space and work well.

It is the perfect size for my patio where it fits next to my chair. Once it is assembled it holds enough weight for a book, laptop, some drinks, etc. I wouldn’t use it to hold up anything really heavy but if you were going to do that why would you buy this product in the first place?. To unfold it takes a second to figure out – it isn’t terribly intuitive but once you know how it goes together you should not have any more problems with it. I wouldn’t slide it around without grabbing onto each side. I’m not sure how some of these people managed to collapse the thing without being violent with their movements, it’s pretty solid once it is together. On one of the sides there is sort of a bar/handle (you’ll know it when you see it) and as long as you grab that when you move the table it will not come apart. It’s a little difficult to describe but it’s pretty straightforward once you have it in front of you.

Good deck table, sturdy, easily moved and stored during winter,. Purchased these small tables for plants on my deck. At the end of the summer, they all were folded flat and are stored in a shed. They take up very little space and work well.

The pictures advertised with my color choice (earth brown) shows a picture that is almost more like a hunter green than brown. I bought two of these tables for my back patio to put small potted flowers on. The pictures advertised with my color choice (earth brown) shows a picture that is almost more like a hunter green than brown. The color i received is a nice brown color, not green. Either way i would of been fine with the color, but if you are specifically looking for a darker brown color do not be worried by the greenish color in the picture advertised. The tables are made of plastic but still seem very durable. I wouldn’t recommend using them as a seat by any means, but they hold the plants without and difficulties. For the price they definitely are a nice addition to our back patio.

We purchased two of these – one for our backyard and one for our shower. Our shower does not have a bathtub for propping up of legs for shaving. This table folds in half and doesn’t take up room at all.When i need it, i simply unfold, shave, and place back against the shower wall. It’s a wonderful dual use, and also looks great in our backyard with our lawn chairs.

Light weight so they’re easy to move around. Plastic so you don’t have to worry about paint or snow. Light weight so they’re easy to move around, but heavy enough to not blow away when it’s windy. Good buy if you need small patio tables.

Nicely completed my front porch vignette. I purchased this little table to complete my front porch vignette. I placed this table between two red folding chairs (my house has blue siding, trimmed in white and the front door is red) upon this table i placed a red plastic vase filled with red carnations and green fern fronds and a package of river rocks to weight it down (all 4 items from my local dollar store). I also purchased a predominately red outdoor rug by safavieh which was on sale to complete the scene. When i drive up to my home i think it looks pretty and inviting. This little inexpensive white table completed the look. You can use it to place a drink on or hold a plate. I have picked it up with my little display on it and it did not fold up on me but i was careful how i picked it up (make sure to keep the interlocking part tight together when moving the table around). I am happy with my purchase. I was able to create a nifty inviting little bright spot for a small amount of money and provide a place to sit outdoors and relax.