Picnic table plans are available at About.com. The site hosts a variety of free picnic table plans, including plans for a traditional 6-foot table, an octagon table, a hexagon plan, a table for kids and a table for preschoolers.
Each plan consists of a photo, the power tools required, a material list and step-by-step directions with illustrated measurements. The plans also include detailed diagrams and a cut-list. Some plans have instructional videos and photos submitted by users.
Site visitors to About.com can also access related articles and a comprehensive selection of free plans for other projects such as outdoor gazebos, dog houses and playhouses for kids.