Tiletop BBQ Center

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Can't you just smell the charcoal already? Outdoor cooking is often the centerpiece of summer gatherings, and when you get together with family and friends for barbecued ribs, grilled steaks or juicy burgers, this attractive outdoor grilling accessory will make the chef's job so efficient that he or she will be able to enjoy the conversation as well. Then, if the conversation lags, you can casually let people know that you built this versatile cart yourself, in just a weekend's worth of time. Impression guaranteed.

Vital Statistics: Tiletop BBQ Center

TYPE; Tiletop BBQ center OVERALL SI/ 267/sW by 44V4L by 35V2H MATER I Cedar, ceramic tile JOINE! Butt joints reinforced with galvanized screws

CONSTRUCTION DETAILS:

■ Ceramic tiles laid on exterior plywood subbase

■ Integral handle and wheels for easy moving • Recessed condiment shelf

FINISHING OPTIONS: Penetrating UV protectant sealer, exterior paint or leave unfinished and allow to weather naturally to gray

Building time l/i PREPARING STOCK 0 hours t-^ LAYOUT 1-2 hours c^Sl

CUTTING PARTS 2-3 hours

ASSEMBLY 5-6 hours

FINISHING 2-3 hours

TOTAL: 10-14 hours

Tools you'll use

Circular saw Power miter saw Compass Jig saw Drill/driver Clamps

Hammer, nailset

Combination square

Tiling tools (Vi-in. notched trowel, grout float, sponge)

Hacksaw

Shopping list

□ 6d galvanized finish nails

□ Thinset mortar, tile grout

□ (2) 6-in.-dia. wheels; 1/2-in.-dia. X 24-in. steel rod, washers, cotter pins

□ UV protectant sealer corners

#6d galvanized nails, typ.

2" galvanized deck screws, typ.

V2"-dia. steel rod; length is based on wheel thickness

6"-dia. wheels with 1/2"-dia. arbors, 1/2" washers & cotter pins

2" galvanized deck screws, typ.

V2"-dia. steel rod; length is based on wheel thickness

6"-dia. wheels with 1/2"-dia. arbors, 1/2" washers & cotter pins

45° mitered corners

#6d galvanized nails, typ.

Tiletop BBQ Center Cutting List

Part

No.

Size

Material

Part No.

Size

Material

A.

Plywood

1

s/4 x 26Vs x 347/8 in. Exterior plywood

G. End aprons 2

3/4 x 5V2 x 20 in.

Cedar

subtop

H. Side aprons 2

3/4 x 5V2 x 441/4 in.

B.

Handle

1

dia. x 2IV2 in. Hardwood dowel

1. Shelf slats 3

3/4 x 5V2 x 313/4 in.

C.

Front legs

2

l'/2 x 51/2 x 32% in.

Cedar

J. Condiment shelf 1

3/4 x 31/2 x 20 in.

D.

Back legs

2

l'/2 x 5V2 x 34V2 in.

K. Condiment front 1

3/4 x 4 x 20 in.

E.

Upper

2

IV2 x 5V2 x 17 in.

1 ■ i ■ .. t'tîi

L. Top side edging 2

3/4 x 1 x 363/s in.

crosspieces

M. Top end edging 2

3/4x1x275/8 in.

F.

Lower

2

IV2 x 3V2 x 17 in.

N. Tiles

bathroom tile crosspieceS

N. Tiles

bathroom tile

SIDE VIEW END VIEW

Grid squares are 1" x 1"

SIDE APRONS

51/2"

15/5"

13/0"

FRONT & BACK LEGS

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