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Table is almost done

Table is almost done.  Need to sand and varnish.  How is the best way to set my large egg into table? 
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  • Just man up and put it in there!!! Ha don't listen to me I have no idea. I got mine in but was for sure not the best. Took all the internals out. Bear hugged it put it on the table. I laid a shirt down not to scratch the table. Then I tied a rope threw the bottom vent and up through the top, around the handle and back through the holes a few times. Got on top of table with egg. Grabbed the hinge and the rope, gotta make sure your nuts are tight, and lowered it into table.

    Was a blast! My father in law helped me build table but had to leave before we had done finishing touches so it was all me. LBGE


    LBGE & SBGE (big momma and pat)
  • BBQMavenBBQMaven Posts: 1,041

    By far the easiest way... two person operation. Have used it on Large and XLarge.
    Kent Madison MS
  • BakerManBakerMan Posts: 154
    Table looks good.  First do no harm....Just disassemble Egg, clean it out, and have a friend help you lift it into place.  Don't to place Egg on a concrete block.
    BakerMan - Purcellville, VA "When its smokin' its cookin', when its black its done"
  • What table plan did you use, or did you just come up with one on your own.  Did you use any special wood or just plain decking?
  • Nice looking table. When I was building mine I was going to varnish it also but was advised against it unless I was willing to sand it down and redo it once a year. I'm just south of Green Bay, the changes in the seasons cause the wood to expand and contract causing the varnish to peel. I used a oil based deck stain it turned out great. I'm not say you will have issues just relaying what I was told.


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