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Tiled Egg table finally finished!

NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,293
edited 7:41AM in EggHead Forum
Our Egg table is finally finished!
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This was the standard long table for a large purchased from our local Egg dealer (Hearth & Patio). We stained it and then sealed it with spar varnish. We tiled the top (*%&$ those rounded ends), attached a flexible trim strip around it, and then grouted.
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Tile: $30
Varnish&stain: $14
Mastic: $10
Grout: $30
Trim: $16
bottom tile: $7
supplies: $10

Total: ~$117

Of course I can't put a dollar amount on my time and talent :silly: :lol:

The only downside? Now that it's on my deck, the deck looks awful and now I have to stain it too :pinch:
Knoxville, TN
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Comments

  • SlotmercenarySlotmercenary Posts: 1,071
    Nice job but how come it isn't GREEN ?............
    Kudos on a job well done
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,293
    My wife liked the "gun stock" stain better. When it comes to color coordination, I default to her ever since someone at work once asked me "Your wife didn't pick out your clothes today, did she?" :blush:
    Knoxville, TN
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  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    man that looks great!!! notice the bradfords are in full swing.... i swear it looks like it is snowing here on occasion.....

    also i wish i had the talent to do things like that!!! your setup looks alot better than mine


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    happy eggin

    TB

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  • BoatmanBoatman Posts: 854
    WOW, you did a nice job, very professional looking! B) I plan on putting tile on my table when the nice weather arrives in NY. I am curious, what did you use for the flexible edging....it looks great B) Thanks for posting and enjoy the table.
  • ThrRoffThrRoff Posts: 169
    NICE JOB !!!
  • BrocBroc Posts: 1,398
    Spiffy!

    :) ;) ;) ;) :)

    How much grout is left over?
  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    Very Nice.

    Great handiwork!
  • Nice job on the tile. You have a "keeper" there.
    Larry
    Larry
    Aiken, SC. and
    Fancy Gap, Va.
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,293
    Nothing looks bad with a Green Egg in it!
    Knoxville, TN
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  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,293
    The edging trim was from Lowes and it was called 1 1/4" lattice trim. It was just flexible enough to bend around the rounded edges. I used 1 3/16" brad nails (using a nail gun!). If you have are doing a stock BGE table, on the 2 long pieces of trim, cut a 45 degree mitre and on the short end pieces, use a 40 degree mitre.
    Knoxville, TN
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  • OkeejohnOkeejohn Posts: 291
    Great Job! Nice tile Job, too!!

    John
    Okeechobee Fl
  • Nice - Thanks for sharing
  • TomM24TomM24 Posts: 1,364
    Very Nice; I have to do mine when it gets a little warmer.
  • That looks great! I have some old tile from our house construction and may try that myself. Is the tile top just resting on the wood table surface? My large green egg table top is looking pretty weathered after a few years exposure. I bought some Sikkens marine wood finish to refinish the top but the tile would be much easier to clean.
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,293
    Yes, I thought about putting a thin backer-board on but we just put it directly onto the table top instead.
    Knoxville, TN
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  • Great looking table!

    With the tile directly on the wood, do you think the wood expansion/contraction of the top, due to humidity changes, will affect the tile? I've been wrestling with table ideas and have never done any tile work before (let alone for outdoor use) so I apologize if its a silly question. :)
    Large BGE and a couple non-greenies
    Roanoke TX
  • Ala-EggAla-Egg Posts: 162
    AWESOME JOB!!!
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