BBQ Cart

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Project by ChuckC posted 05-31-2013 01:46 AM 3993 views 9 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project started off like so many others. I needed something, went to the store, and decided that I could do better. I don’t know if I did but it’s finished and handy to have.

The wood is big box store 2” X 4” Cedar milled to about 1.25” X 3.25”. The joinery is mostly lap joints that are a little shallow to get a reveal. For the top I headed to the local Habitat for Humanity ReStore and found a nice piece of granite, size 26” X 26”. The finish is “Olympic Stain+Sealant in One” that I sprayed on.

I do a lot of grilling and smoking (meat) in the summer and so far this has been nice to have. I keep it covered when it’s not being used.

Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 05-31-2013 01:58 AM

Nice, Chuck! I bet having a nice big slab of granite is really handy when BBQing, also, it can double as a sharpening station in the off-season.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#2 posted 05-31-2013 03:02 AM

Great idea!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#3 posted 05-31-2013 02:35 PM


But how exactly do you use it? Do you set the meat on it before it goes into the smoker? Is it a general work station?

Mister Bill

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#4 posted 05-31-2013 03:54 PM

Yes, just a general work surface.

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#5 posted 06-04-2013 01:35 PM

It looks great and very convenient to use. Love the granite combined with wood. Good job!

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 06-30-2013 03:27 PM

Great cart, chuck. Nicely designed and built!!

Oh, also, you’ll appreciate it much better that a store cart because you made it yourself!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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