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My first egg table

d_eplerd_epler Posts: 7
edited August 2012 in EGG Table Forum
Picked up a Lg BGE a month or so ago and LOVE it.

I looked around at all of the carts out there and loved the Challenger but can't spend $2500 on one right now (want the large) so I found the plans for the Grill Dome cart and it looked easy enough to build.

So I went to a sawmill in Land O Lakes, FL and picked up some Cypress, milled it to size at the wood hobby shop on the base I work at, and built the following table.

After putting the egg in it I realized that I could have attached the shelf an inch or two lower - if I ever pull the egg out I may move it down.
I also forgot that my lumber wasn't "std sized" so my 4x4's were closer to REAL 4" x 4" so when I went to put the lower shelf in it was too wide - OOPS!!
All-in-all I'm pretty happy with the way it turned out given how fast I built it!
Haven't cooked in it yet, but hope to do that tonite!!

Still need to mount the bracket for my Cyber-Q WiFi on it but it's pretty much done now!!

Dave
 

Comments

  • d_eplerd_epler Posts: 7
    edited August 2012
    OH, I forgot to mention - if anyone is in the market for a nest for a Large BGE  let me know - I'd probably let it go for $75 just to get it out of my way!!

    Local pickup in Tampa Bay FL area - not gonna ship as it's too heavy

    Hope posting this isn't against rules - too lazy to read them all LOL
    Thanks

    Dave
    "eplerd " at Y@h00 .c0m 
  • bigphilbigphil Posts: 1,389
    looks great whats between the egg and paver looks like square stock for added air flow ?
    Large Big Green Egg , XL Big Green Egg . BBQ Guru, Weber Kettle, Weber Q grill for road trips.
  • d_eplerd_epler Posts: 7
    Yup, that is 3/4" square aluminum stock put there in the hopes of reducing heat transfer between the egg bottom and the paver.

    Eventually I may re-do the bottom shelf with fire-brick.

    BTW, don't use the Lowes casters with a 3/8 threaded shaft - they tried to collapse on me.
    Off to see if Woodcraft has bigger better casters that use 4 bolts each...

  • d_eplerd_epler Posts: 7
    Found some 3" casters at Woodcraft that were on sale 4 for $25, and they were almost identical to the ones selling for $14 each!!

    Table's back on wheels and off the blocks LOL
  • mcmacmcmac Posts: 493
    Table looks great... but where's the bottle opener??  ;)
    XL BGE -  Med BGE - Mini BGE - Traeger Pellet Grills

     Hillsboro OR
  • d_eplerd_epler Posts: 7
    mcmac: My bottles either twist open (Tequila, Rum, etc) or need a corkscrew!!


  • mcmacmcmac Posts: 493
    I can relate... I too, need a corkscrew more than I use to. However, a lot of the craft beers I drink these days (at least here in the NW) require a bottle opener. I kind of like using the old school bottle openers again! Takes me back a few years if you know what I mean.
    XL BGE -  Med BGE - Mini BGE - Traeger Pellet Grills

     Hillsboro OR
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