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Wooden Table Plans

TomTom Posts: 189
edited 7:46AM in EggHead Forum
Has anyone out there made the Wooden Table for the BGE from the plans given on the Internet?

Comments

  • EnokEnok Posts: 15
    Tom,
    I'm sure several people have, I being one who just built mine two weeks ago. Mine is modified as I built it outside of the rail of the deck as not to take space on the deck. I purchased tile to do the top when I get a chance. I'd send a picture but don't have the capability.

  • ShelbyShelby Posts: 803
    Tom,
    The Naked Whiz took the table to a whole new level. Search the archives and you'll find his step-by-step photos.
    While I'm not a real woodworker, my friend and I had tables made using the specs exactly. Came out perfect. Only modification we did was to accomodate a tiled top.

  • RRPRRP Posts: 16,147
    Tom, trust me there are many many of us out here having done that. As anything the end results are in relation to the woodworking skills and available tools. One good tip however is to allow additional space between the top and the lower shelf to compensate for the use of a cement stepping stone for your green feet to rest one. While there are some non believers out there about this added precaution there are a lot more who will attest to the need. Good luck and holler back!

    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
  • GfwGfw Posts: 1,598
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    <p />Tom, we have a few posted in our FAQ section - the one on the link has some nice detailed drawings.

    [ul][li]Gfw's BBQ[/ul]
  • Tom,
    Here is a link to photographic essay (novel?) on building my cart. I don't have plans, but I sort of used the plans on the BGE website as a guide.
    TNW

    [ul][li]The Naked Whiz's Way Cool Technicolor BBQ Cart...[/ul]
    The Naked Whiz
  • Tom,
    I built a table following the BGE plans using pressure treated wood. Here are a few things I did and a few things I wish I did.[p]If you have a router, get a rounding bit. It puts a nice rounded edge on your exposed lumber that looks very professional.[p]Definitely adjust the distance between top and bottom shelves to allow for some sort of stepping stone or slate under the egg. Also plan on wheels and/or little feet to keep your lumber off of the deck/ground/patio. These two additions will affect your overall table and cooking surface heights, so plan ahead.[p]Beneath your lower shelf I would put a cross brace right under the egg. That thing is heavy.[p]If you stay close to the dimensions of the official BGE table, an official BGE cover will fit over your contraption.[p]I used L brackets under the top planks on the short side for additional support.[p]Good luck![p]

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