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Big Green Egg Table #3

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Project by Todd Adair posted 06-19-2013 07:38 PM 13507 views 34 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest Big Green Egg table. I have actually done a couple more like the first few that I posted, but this one is a little different. My customer liked the original design but I felt liked they needed something more unique. I decided to do a solid top out of 2 inch thick western red cedar. I kregged and glued together 6-2×6 boards and then cut the top out with a jigsaw. I eased all the curves with a belt sander and my trusty 5 inch orbital. I hand cut two custom corbels to act as supports for the overhang on the backside of the table. They may be hard to see in the pictures but they turned out real nice. The base is cypress and I finished the whole thing with 2 coats of Cabots timber oil. The two granite inserts are Uba-tuba black granite that compliments the color of the cypress quite nicely. This is the first table that I actually had to set up so I finally got a few finished shots with the egg in place. Happy customer.

-- Todd Adair, Suwanee, Ga.





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#1 posted 06-19-2013 07:57 PM

nice. I gather the sides of the egg do not get hot. Great job.

-- jroot

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#2 posted 06-19-2013 08:10 PM

Man, I want a BGE soo bad and now seeing your cart, I need one in my life more than ever. Great project that deserves a rack of smoked ribs and a couple of cold adult beverages.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#3 posted 06-19-2013 08:43 PM

This project turned out real nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 06-19-2013 10:13 PM

My dad loves his Green Egg. “Best grill in the world hands down”
I’d imagine he would LOVE a cabinet like this. Nice work.

-- If we could just get everyone to close their eyes and visualize world peace for an hour, imagine how serene and quiet it would be until the looting started.

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#5 posted 06-20-2013 01:42 AM

Nice cart for the Kamado.
Check with the website BBQguys.com, for their take on the top 3 Kamado grills.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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#6 posted 06-20-2013 01:45 AM

Outta sight!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love it…...................Jim

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

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#7 posted 06-20-2013 02:05 AM

Very impressive! I built mine from Teak with brass screws in 1995. Haven’t had to do anything to it since. Love my Big Green Egg, the company is based here in Atlanta!

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#8 posted 06-20-2013 03:20 AM

Don’t know about you, but I wouldn’t want to be around when the egg comes out of the bird that laid that . . .

Nice job! I’m sure it’s being put to good use this summer!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#9 posted 06-20-2013 03:47 AM

Wow! that is absolutely beautiful….a really really nice job, well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#10 posted 06-20-2013 10:01 AM

very nice

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#11 posted 06-20-2013 01:42 PM

Great design and well built. I like the extra touches. The 2” top really gives it a strong look. All the woodgrain in the cypress shows up nice. Thanks Todd for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#12 posted 06-21-2013 06:24 PM

Great job on that fantastic and well designed table. Like the thick top and the nice cabinets.

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#13 posted 06-21-2013 06:45 PM

The egg does get hot.
Three or four strategically placed dabs of silicone caulk to keep the egg centered in the opening would be good.
That material will withstand 600 degrees and will insulate the wood at the same time.

-- Michael :-{| Don't anthropomorphise your tools, they hate it when you do that.

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#14 posted 07-07-2013 08:52 PM

Awesome! I’m thinking about building a station like this. Do you by any chance have any plans for this design?

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#15 posted 07-09-2013 02:10 AM

Todd,

this is a great looking cart. I am in the market for one. Please contact me so that we can discuss you building me a big green egg cart

robert_partee@hotmail.com

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