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My built in BGE Table

RallyEggRallyEgg Posts: 0
edited October 2012 in EGG Table Forum
We have been wanting a table for the Egg since we got it but couldn't ever find the right one. So this year we decided to just make it ourselves. I designed a frame around some stainless drawers and a door I was able to find through Home Depot.


Next I decided to do the face and the area surrounding the BGE with Shao-sugi-ban treated cedar. This ancient Japanese process involves charring the outside of cedar planks and then brushing the ash into the grain. The result is a great espresso color that has extra rot, insect, and fire deterrents.

The burning process

The charred piece on the right and the color after brushing the char into the grain.

the final color of the wood. Again, this has no stain.

We then finished the side and back with a stacked stone siding and then had a friend pour concrete counter and egg platform with a dark charcoal stain to it.


Now I just need to start cooking something.


  • BudgeezerBudgeezer Posts: 635
    Nicely done.
    Edina, MN

  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 1,053
    Awesome!!!  Everything about your table is beautiful.

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Waunakee, WI

  • ccpoulin1ccpoulin1 Posts: 390
    AWESOME!  I just installed my outdoor kitchen that i purchased ( i still need to install the range hood)  I will post when i am completely done, but i have to say i am very very impressed with this!  What part of the country are you in?  One of my concerns was maintenance, so i opted for powder coated aluminum cabinets.  I wish i had more time for this stuff, but you sir are very creative and talented!  Congrats  =D>

    "You are who you are when nobody is looking"

  • Mike8itMike8it Posts: 468
    Very nice. I like the stainless and burnt cedar.
  • You want to come to Cleveland and build me one??? Very nice job, what was approximate material cost?
  • jrf316jrf316 Posts: 55
    i like!!! very nice.
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  • ParallelParallel Posts: 433
    Very nicely done.

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  • SmitySmity Posts: 57
    Nice job!
  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,914
    Really nice.  Cool wood technique, like the look of that.
    Do you have a closer up picture of the concrete top?  Interested in what that looks like.

    Packerland, Wisconsin

  • cazzycazzy Posts: 9,065
    Awesome job!
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • Great looking set up. First I have seen like this.
  • GLWGLW Posts: 178
    Very impressive! You should be proud.
    When in doubt add more pepper.
  • mb99zzmb99zz Posts: 183
    That looks fantastic!
  • ETBeeETBee Posts: 46
    Very cool!  I never would have thought of charring the wood.  Does that finish last indefinitely?
  • That technique is awesome. Well done. Can't believe you were considering prefab. Very nice
  • That is sweet design!!  Great job!
  • VitamanVitaman Posts: 46
    Bee uuu tee ful.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 26,662
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  • Very nice table!!
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,986
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • You did yourself proud

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  • That charring is cool!  Great looking set-up!
    Flint, Michigan
  • cspearce2cspearce2 Posts: 107
    Kind Regards...Papa C
    Peachtree City, GA
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  • wisceywiscey Posts: 1
    Very nice.  I especially like the concrete top.  I need one of those for mine. 
  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 785
    Great Job!!!
  • LoggerLogger Posts: 306
    Me thinks you are going to get more responses here...WOW
    Great Job.  I know a lot of Q's are coming your way.

    OKC area  XL - Medium Eggs
  • Great looking table. You'll love the concrete top. I have one and love it.
    Mark Annville, PA
  • XLBalcoXLBalco Posts: 604
    very nice!
  • r270bar270ba Posts: 763
    For some reason I cannot see any pictures on this post...any ideas?  Not happening on other threads.
    Anderson, SC
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,911
    Looks great! I like the look of the charred cedar and stainless. 
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
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