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Steel table

thegrillsterthegrillster Posts: 348
edited 7:16PM in EGG Table Forum
Has anyone made a steel table? Not stainless but just steel.

I am taking a welding class and have access to lots of scrap steel.

I am thinking of projects to do for the outside cooking area. A table is one of the ideas. I am wondering how one keeps steel from rusting? Powdercoating would be pretty expensive for large pieces.

Comments

  • G FitzG Fitz Posts: 16
    When I was looking to build my table I came across this one. I think it is made by a company in Texas. I went with a different one (see earlier post) but I still think about building one of these. Good luck with your table.
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  • RicklesssRicklesss Posts: 391
    Thegrillster,
    Powder coating is definitely the way to go with steel that is outdoors.
    Although it's not cheap,if you plan on keeping the table for a long time, it's money very well spent.
    Compared to painting, which will not last near as long as a properly prepared (sandblasted, degreased) powder coating, it will be the way to go.
    Compare prices with various places, do your homework, and you'll be happy with it for a very long time.
    My .02 cents...
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