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DIY Upcycle: Picnic Table Cushioned Seats

Picnic Table Cushioned Seats

Getting Started

Create picnic table cushioned seats with this easy upcycle project that will have the back yard ready for outdoor parties and meals. Using the T50DCD Cordless Staple Gun, vinyl or plastic tablecloth and some outdoor approved foam, you can transform an old picnic table into an outdoor eating experience. We recommend using a pair of protective gloves, especially if the picnic table has deteriorated.

You Will Need

Materials Needed

Other Materials

  • Scissors
  • Tape measure
  • Gloves
  • 2 vinyl or plastic tablecloths (54” x 108”)
  • Outdoor approved foam
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Other Materials

Start Repairing

Step 1

Take one tablecloth and secure to top of picnic table with the Arrow T50DCD Cordless Staple Gun and Arrow T50 504M1 1/4” staples. These monel staples are rustproof and are rated for outdoor use. The staples are on the underside of the picnic table.

Take one tablecloth and secure to top of picnic table with the Arrow T50DCD Cordless Staple Gun and Arrow T50 504M1 1/4” staples. These monel staples are rustproof and are rated for outdoor use. The staples are on the underside of the picnic table.

Step 2

Cut the other tablecloth in half. Place outdoor approved foam on top of seat and cover with half of tablecloth. Secure with staples on the underside of the seat. Repeat on other seat.

Cut the other tablecloth in half. Place outdoor approved foam on top of seat and cover with half of tablecloth. Secure with staples on the underside of the seat. Repeat on other seat.

Step 3

Set the table and enjoy!

Set the table and enjoy!

Finished Product

We’d love to see how your picnic table cushioned seat project turned out! Share your results with us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter by tagging #MadeWithArrow.

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