Grill Side Table

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Project by ScottyH posted 11-20-2013 03:40 PM 1678 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my first project post. Nothing special, but cheap and works for holding meat before it gets heated for consumption, which is more important. Top is made from pallet wood, the heat treated kind. The base structure is just dimensional 2×4 studs from home depot. I notched them to add some added strength and countersunk my screws. The apron is put together with pocket holes.

I did this project to fill a gap in my summer grilling setup after I moved. Here is a plan I wrote up before cutting.

-- Scott

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#1 posted 11-20-2013 04:36 PM

Not all woodworking has to be fine-woodworking. This looks great, and it’s functional – that’s all that matters! Great use of pallet wood! Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#2 posted 11-21-2013 01:22 AM

Nice. Functional and inexpensive. Pallets are a great free wood source :)

-- Marty, Ohio

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#3 posted 11-21-2013 03:17 AM

Nice table and very fitting for the BBQ.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#4 posted 11-21-2013 04:15 PM

Looks great! Just don’t put food directly on the top. You don’t know where the pallet has been…

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#5 posted 11-21-2013 04:16 PM

Great use of pallet wood, good looks too.

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#6 posted 11-25-2013 04:55 PM

Looks good and sturdy. I’m sure it will serve you well. Great job!

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#7 posted 11-25-2013 05:42 PM

Good job. That is the way I draw up my plans. Simple graph paper. I haven’t figured out how to use sketchup yet.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#8 posted 12-08-2013 06:07 AM

nice, later on you can add a cabinet in the bottom to store bbq accessories.

-- John, Phoenix-AZ

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