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Table is finally done.

cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,061
edited March 2012 in EggHead Forum
Here is my completed table with the concrete counter top.
Mark Annville, PA


  • cazzycazzy Posts: 9,028
    Looks great!  I love the counter top!  

    You must live in a really safe neighborhood.  Sometimes I find myself checking on the egg in my backyard so I couldn't imagine having it visible from the street.  Maybe i'm just paranoid. X_X
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • Randy1Randy1 Posts: 374

    Good looking table! I like that concrete countertop.

    Maumelle, Arkansas
  • mikey5874mikey5874 Posts: 86
    That counter top is awsome
  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,061
    The beauty of the egg is that most people look at it, scratch their heads, and say, "What the hell is that?" Or they think I'm overly zealous about Easter. The good thing is that the XL egg and the counter top way close to the same amount. Not easy to run away with.
    Mark Annville, PA
  • jbates67jbates67 Posts: 168
    Looks awesome, love the slides for the containers on the bottom.
  • cazzycazzy Posts: 9,028
    edited March 2012 make a good point.  I just lol'd thinking about a non-egger confusing it for a giant easter egg. 
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,061
    @jbates67, the containers came from Walmart. Slides are just 2x4s with rabbits cut in them. Easy to make with a table saw or router.
    Mark Annville, PA
  • prattpratt Posts: 9
    Looks great!  I love the counter top!  

    You must live in a really safe neighborhood.  Sometimes I find myself checking on the egg in my backyard so I couldn't imagine having it visible from the street.  Maybe i'm just paranoid. X_X

    funny you mention this....just tonight I was outside getting the egg up to temp for pizza and my wife said the same thing.  Thought I should roll the egg around the back of the house when we're going to be away for extended absenses...   hmmm, something to think about
  • maxPowersmaxPowers Posts: 38
    Looks fantastic!  How did you create the concrete table top?  Did you pour that yourself?
  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,061
    @maxPowers I have a buddy who makes them. He does it as a side business. They can be poured in place but they take specialty tools. So far he has made my bar top, egg table and bathroom vanity top. My kitchen will be concrete when I replace my cabinets. They are very cool and can look so different than anything out there. Extremely durable too.
    Mark Annville, PA
  • mustgrillmustgrill Posts: 141
    Very nice. I can't cut a square board. It looks very good.
    Located in Western North Carolina
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,999
    I had to take an 8 foot section of my fence down to wheel my XL and table in my back yard. I'd say it's pretty theft proof. 
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • ribnrunribnrun Posts: 174
    edited March 2012
    Slightly off topic question. Is the hinge on the egg in the photo stainless? I have a large and my hinge is black. The table looks great. That counter top is very unique and cool looking.
  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 5,077
    Classic terrazzo.  My house has some of these floors. 

    Great looking table.

    XLBGE X 2, LBGE (gave this one to my daughter), MBGE and lots of toys

  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,061
    @ribnrun the hinge on the XL is stainless. The entire hinge mechanism is different on the XL than the other eggs. Although my dealer told me that the new eggs were all going to have this hinge in the future.

    @doc the counter is actually different than Terrazzo. I tiptoed Terrazzo because I didn't know what it was. The concrete was actually mixed with river rock, instead of traditional limestone. The cement is mixed and poured in the form onto a perfectly flat table. The part on the table is actually the top. My buddy has diamond wet grinders that he uses to grind down the top. The grinders actually shear the tops of the river rock off flat giving it the terrazzo look. The cool thing about concrete is that anything can be mixed in. He did one counter that has crushed red glass and Chrome motorcycle sprockets flush with the surface.
    Mark Annville, PA
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