## What shape is a octagon?

## How long is a typical picnic table?

- A standard American picnic table has a flat top that measures 6 feet wide and 29 inches across. The seats of a standard picnic table are 6 feet wide and 9 ½ inches deep. A typical picnic table stands
**31 inches high**.

## What shape is a octagon?

In geometry, an octagon (from the Greek ὀκτάγωνον oktágōnon, "eight angles") is **an eight-sided polygon or 8-gon**. A regular octagon has Schläfli symbol {8} and can also be constructed as a quasiregular truncated square, t{4}, which alternates two types of edges. A truncated octagon, t{8} is a hexadecagon, {16}.

## What angle do you cut the legs for a picnic table?

Cut the table legs about an inch longer than needed, so you can level them later. Draw **a 60-degree cutting angle** at each end of the legs. Position the cut to get the proper length. Cut each leg at the 60-degree marks with a table saw, chop saw or circular saw.

## What kind of wood should I use for a picnic table?

When choosing the lumber for your picnic table, select a durable, weather-resistant wood. **Softwood species like Cedar, Redwood and Douglas fir** are all good options that are both weather-resistant and available at most lumber yards.Aug 14, 2018

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### How many people can sit at a 8ft picnic table?

These 8 foot picnic table plans are ideal for large families or groups. It can seat up to **eight people** (10, if you count a person sitting at each end).

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### What angle do I cut for an octagon?

Set your miter saw at **22.5 degrees**. This is the angle you need to cut at to make an octagon shape.Oct 25, 2017

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### What size tablecloth fits an octagon table?

Octagonal. Measure the diameter; add drape. Example: A 42 inch diameter round table with a 9 inch drape would require a **60 inch round tablecloth**. Tablecloths for all octagonal tables result in a round tablecloth.

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### How much do the angles in an octagon add up to?

The sum of the measures of the interior angles of an octagon =(8−2)180° . The sum of the measures of the interior angles of an octagon is **1080°** .

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### What degree is a octagon?

Explanation: An octagon contains six triangles, or **1080 degrees**. This means with 8 angles, each angle is 135 degrees.

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### How to build a picnic table?

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**Picnic Table**Materials List. Building this**picnic table**plan starts with choosing the right**wood**. Hardwood or pressure-treated boards are a popular choice,as are cedar and cypress. - 2 Measure&Cut Table Pieces. Use the following cut list to create the pieces you’ll need for this DIY picnic table. ...
- 5 Attach Legs. To attach the legs,you’ll need to flip the tabletop upside-down. You should be able to do this yourself.

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### What do I need to build an octagon picnic table?What do I need to build an octagon picnic table?

You can build this Octagon Picnic Table with basic woodworking tools. You'll need: Our free "OctagonPicnicTable.pdf" plans file has 24 pages. Included are a materials list, detailed parts drawings, hole layout drawings and detailed instructions for assembling this beautiful octagon picnic table.

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### How many sides does a picnic table have?How many sides does a picnic table have?

The best part about this round picnic table plan is that it requires very little place. These octagon table plans are very simple to craft. You need little material and readily available equipment to make a spacious yet compact picnic table. The table has eight sides. Benches can be adjusted in different ways.

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### How much does it cost to build a picnic table?How much does it cost to build a picnic table?

This Old House has a free picnic table plan available that will help you build a classic American picnic table with attached benches. With this plan, you can expect to spend 4 hours and under $100. Three steps of this picnic table plan will take you through cutting the frame parts, building the frame, and finishing the benches and top of the table.

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### How do you make a table top out of lumber?How do you make a table top out of lumber?

Use lumber that is suitable for exterior use. Cut all the seat and tabletop boards to the dimensions as shown in the drawing below. The lumber used for the seat and tabletop boards is 150×50 (2×6) stock. Cut eight pieces of each length, making 56 pieces in all. Cut the longer pieces first to minimize wastage.