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Project by MT_Stringer posted 07-16-2016 07:33 PM 1355 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We have been doing a makeover for our yard by adding a stamped concrete patio and a gazebo. After moving my BBQ pit into place, I decided to build a cart that could serve as a prep station, work station and portable serving cart/dry bar or whatever it is needed for.

I used cedar for the frames (constructed using pocket hole construction). The pieces for the panels were made using cedar fence pickets that I planed and ripped, and then routed with a roundover bit to create a bead board look…well sorta.

Part of the cart is enclosed so I can store utensils and a container for the pellets for the Traeger Texas pit.

I built a custom handle using 1 inch pvc pipe so I an slip the end cap off and add a roll of paper towels.

A granite top with bull nose all around finished out the project.

I am very happy with the end result.
Mike

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas





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gsimon

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#1 posted 07-16-2016 08:10 PM

Great addition to the patio!
The nieghbours are all going to want one now :)

-- Greg Simon

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EarlS

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#2 posted 07-16-2016 09:44 PM

good looking cart. Someday I need to make one for my Green Egg so I will keep this one on hand for ideas.

Are you planning to use some kind of oil or finish on it?

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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MT_Stringer

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#3 posted 07-16-2016 10:01 PM



good looking cart. Someday I need to make one for my Green Egg so I will keep this one on hand for ideas.

Are you planning to use some kind of oil or finish on it?

- EarlS

Not sure. I may just let it weather naturally and spray it down with Thompson’s Water Seal.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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johnhutchinson

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#4 posted 07-17-2016 02:10 AM

Very nice, Mike !!!

Did you do the granite work?

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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MT_Stringer

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#5 posted 07-17-2016 03:47 AM



Very nice, Mike !!!

Did you do the granite work?

- johnhutchinson

No sir. I found a local company to do it.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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Andrek

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#6 posted 07-17-2016 11:55 AM

very nice work, I’m presently doing the same thing, I might use some of your idea , thanks for showing,
Have a nice day and keep on making saw dust

-- andrek

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pottz

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#7 posted 07-17-2016 08:33 PM

thats a sweet looking cart gonna be a huge help when queing,looks like you thought of all the bells and whistles,great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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BacktotheWood

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#8 posted 07-19-2016 01:33 PM

Great job. I really like that you topped it with granite, easy to cut up veggies on and easy to clean. Beautiful.

-- Bob, --Silence & smile are two powerful tools. Smile is the way to solve many problems & Silence is the way to avoid many problems.

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MT_Stringer

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#9 posted 07-19-2016 05:49 PM



Great job. I really like that you topped it with granite, easy to cut up veggies on and easy to clean. Beautiful.

- BacktotheWood

Thank you. I had checked granite prices at several places. We also considered laying tile or pouring a solid concrete top. In the end, I fond a local company that had some pieces. They cut it to my specs and made the bull nose all around. $150 total. It turned out nice and I am glad we went that route.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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Roger

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#10 posted 07-23-2016 12:44 AM

I think I’m smellin some ribs

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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MT_Stringer

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#11 posted 07-23-2016 01:45 PM


I think I m smellin some ribs

- Roger

Man, you got a goood smeller, feller! :-)

Fired the pit up at 7:30 this morning. Gonna be a good day.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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yohe

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#12 posted 11-22-2016 05:54 PM

You need to get some angle picture makes it look better

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