Table and Benches v1


  • 4 x 3.6 metre (12 ft) spars
  • 7 x 3 metre (10 ft) spars
  • Approximately 20 light spars x 2 metre (6 ft) long
  • 20 x lashing lengths
  • Sisal or light rope


Construct 2 A frames using 2 x 4 metre spars and 1 x 3 metre spar (a).

Join the 2 A frames together using 3 x 3 metre spars. The lower spars are lashed on the top of the bottom cross members of the A frames.

Two more 3 metre spars are lashed between the A frames to support the table top (b).

The last two 3 metre spars are lashed alongside the lower spars joining the A frames to form the bench seats.

The actual table top is made up of light spars that rest on the support members and are held in place with a couple of turns of sisal or light rope.

If your lashings are good and tight the table is now complete, but it may be necessary to add a couple of guys for more stability.

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