Green Egg Grill Base

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Project by Tommy posted 11-28-2013 07:40 PM 1827 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was a blast! A friend got this green egg and we wanted to make a great little portable station for his house. This thing is on casters and can be moved easily in and out of his garage. We used all rough western red cedar and milled most of it ourselves in the shop. The wood was reclaimed from a commercial building following a renovation. The whole thing is very light weight, I think the egg is about as heavy as the grill station itself.

-- Tommy, ---- It's Never Crowded On the Extra Mile.

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#1 posted 11-28-2013 11:43 PM

Doesn’t it get hot?

I like the idea, but worry about the heat.

-- jroot

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 11-29-2013 12:21 AM

Nice table, Tommy!! Looks real sturdy!!

I like you closing line “It’s never crowded on the extra mile ”!!!!!!!!! so true

Cheers, Jim

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

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Rick S.

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#3 posted 11-29-2013 07:35 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.


-- (Rick S.)... "Don't Worry About What People Think! They Don't Do It Very Often Anyway!"

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#4 posted 11-29-2013 02:56 PM

Jroot, it does get hot but so far it has not been an issue. The table has been in use for about a year and so far so good. Maybe because of the thick ceramic walls of the egg it doesn’t get as traditionally hot to the touch as traditional metal grills? Good question, the answer is that it “just works”.

-- Tommy, ---- It's Never Crowded On the Extra Mile.

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#5 posted 12-01-2013 05:10 AM

Where’s the green ham to go with it?

-- John, SC

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#6 posted 12-04-2013 02:33 PM

It looks good, solid and convenient. It will serve you well for a long time. Great work!

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#7 posted 12-04-2013 03:03 PM

It’s a really nice practical project and done very well.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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