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Cutting board on Egg table

mark9765mark9765 Posts: 122
edited 12:17AM in EggHead Forum
I have the cedar egg table and I want to get a large cutting board to put on it for cutting on and protect the wood from hot pots. Plactic may not stand the temp of hot pots and wood boards may not stand the weather. Any suggestions?

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  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,080
    I found a granite company that had some scraps and the right side of my table was measured and for the price of a few slabs of ribs,as long as I wasn't particular about color, he cut me from SCRAP a piece that I now use with a regular cutting board on it.
  • ScubadogScubadog Posts: 97
    I like the Bamboo cutting boards from Costco. They seem to hold up well in weather.
  • If you have a nice knife, you can ruin your blade by using stone or glass as a cutting board.

    If you want it more for something to put hot pans on, I'd go for stone or tile.

    I took a 12x12x 3/8 stone tile, added rubber (peel n stick) feet and basically made a trivet. Works fine and I just leave it on the table but now that I think of it, I don't need it that often.
  • RRPRRP Posts: 18,942
    Here's an alternative idea for you...

    When I added a small next to my large that obviously was the end of my work place.
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    So I purchased a 30 x 24 laminated maple cutting board and a set of hinges so it would collapse flat when not in use plus fit under the BGE cover. The hinges are rated to 130 pounds and lock in place. It has been rained on and snowed on over the last 5 years and is still rock solid. OTOH since it is hanging when not in use the rain/snow doesn't lay on it either.

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    L, M, S, Mini
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
  • TomM24TomM24 Posts: 1,364
    Ohh I want one of those. Where did you get the hinges?
  • DynaGreaseballDynaGreaseball Posts: 1,409
    Wonder if I could use something like that?

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    Well, when you reverse sear, ya gotta put that plate setter somewhere fast!
  • RRPRRP Posts: 18,942
    Here you go - BTW I purchased the longer ones.
    http://www.woodcraft.com/family.aspx?familyid=1690
    L, M, S, Mini
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
  • RRPRRP Posts: 18,942
    Here's another source and these are rated to 750 pounds so they are better than mine.
    http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?Offerings_ID=10227&TabSelect=Details
    L, M, S, Mini
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    OOHHHH I like those. another thing going in the egg hut scrap book! We are building it this summer and I am afraid it is growing by the day! LOL the list is getting longer and I love seeing the pics of everyone else's builds. Julie
  • JeffersonianJeffersonian Posts: 4,244
    That's just ridiculous. No Egger's going to put 750 pounds of meat on his grill. Seven hundred's the absolute max :P
  • DG - uneeda hot plate. Save your corks and build a fram for your trivet. :)
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