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Table Finally Finished

BigGreenJonBigGreenJon Posts: 45
edited February 2012 in EGG Table Forum
Hey all.  First time poster long time follower to the forum.
Got an egg for Christmas and have been laboring away on a table for it.
I've seen some amazing tables on this site and figured I'd throw mine into the fray.   
Anywho, here it is.  This was a really fun project.  
Now it's time to add the bottle opener and hooks for grilling tools.
Cheers!

Lucky to have a LG Egg My Blog: http://manvsgrill.blogspot.com/
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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 4,956
    BGJ, nicely done. What is top made of? If you are OCD like me, you may reposition the ceramic feet to be even. What type of Tyler is underneath?
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 4,956
    Tile, not Tyler.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • Thanks Chubbs.  The top is made from a corian kitchen countertop I got off of craigslist.  I needed something that had lots of counter space and would be perfect for prepping.
    The tile was a left over piece of ceramic I had lying around.
    Lucky to have a LG Egg My Blog: http://manvsgrill.blogspot.com/
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  • Great looking table... and so clean!! 
    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
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  • Great looking table... and so clean!! 
    Thank you Kristi.  I wanted to use a darker stain but the counter top dictated otherwise.
    Lucky to have a LG Egg My Blog: http://manvsgrill.blogspot.com/
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  • EZEGGEZEGG Posts: 49
    Table looks great! Nice job!
    Eric O. RMBBQA Member Blog - http://smokeontherockies.com/ Large Big Green Egg
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  • Very nice, love the green casters.
    Packerland, Wisconsin

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  • Thanks. It was pure luck finding those casters. Figured they would be a nice touch.
    Lucky to have a LG Egg My Blog: http://manvsgrill.blogspot.com/
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  • great job!
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  • Very clean looking. And nice touch with the casters.
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  • bumpyebumpye Posts: 15
    Cool looking table. I'm also in the process of building mine-I'll post pictures when done-so I know how time consuming it can be. What did you use for wood...pine? I used red oak, which some people have said is very porous and not good for outdoor use. I'm using 2 coats of Spar Urethane-think I'll be OK. Also good score on the casters. They look like the ones I got at Rockler, only mine are red. My only thought is will the thin tile on lower shelf be thick enough? You're using the feet so you should be OK but I was just thinking out loud. Great job!
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  • I did use pine. Heck of a lot cheaper than cypress. In the end I used a deck stain with some color in it.
    I wasn't quite sure about the tile underneath but with the ceramic feet on, it has never gotten hot yet.
    Lucky to have a LG Egg My Blog: http://manvsgrill.blogspot.com/
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  • Mine is made out of PT pine. My cocrete counter top is being made this week. I plan on staining it with Sikkens SRD stain. In my opinion, Sikkens is the best stain on the market, bar none. I am a teacher and a deck builder/handyman in the summer. Sikkens has held up better on the decks than any other product.
    Mark Annville, PA
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  • That concrete counter top should look great. What kind of weight are you expecting it to be?
    I'll have to look into sikkens. Thanks for the tip.
    Lucky to have a LG Egg My Blog: http://manvsgrill.blogspot.com/
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  • Not sure about the weight. I'd guess 200 lbs at max. It will be 5 ft long x 32" and 2" thick.
    Mark Annville, PA
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  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,019
    edited February 2012
    Sikkens is only available @ small independent retailers. I get mine at the local Benjamin Moore dealer. The web site has a dealer locator.
    Mark Annville, PA
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  • jbates67jbates67 Posts: 159
    Nice work on the table, looks great.
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  • Noticed the BGE cover in the background... do you still use it, or are you getting a whole table cover?
    BOOMER!
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  • Noticed the BGE cover in the background... do you still use it, or are you getting a whole table cover?
    Nice catch. Sadly, the bge table cover doesn't fit because of the countertop. It's basically brand new but I can't return it. So I guess the next step is trying to sell it. Currently I'm using a green tarp from the depot.
    Lucky to have a LG Egg My Blog: http://manvsgrill.blogspot.com/
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  • GatoGato Posts: 766
    I use an atv cover for mine. Thirty bucks and has elastic making it easy to take on and off. Works great so far
    Geaux Tigers!!!
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  • Great work. You're really going to love that thing.

     "Where the weak grow strong and the strong grow great, Here's to "Down Home," the Old North State!"

    Med & XL

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  • I had some left over Corian so I decided to add this retractable table leaf.  There's no such thing as too much counter space.
    Lucky to have a LG Egg My Blog: http://manvsgrill.blogspot.com/
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