Summer Time BBQ Table

  1. Tupers

    Tupers Member

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    I built this little bbq/fire pit a few years ago and it’s been really good but decided it was time to rejuvenate it just making it taller and adding a dining table around the out side.
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    Started with a pair of 30x3mm flat bar hoops and plasma cut some 2mm mild to join everything together.
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    I didn’t want it to be too difficult to transport so I made 4 gussety wing things to bolt the table to the bbq.
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    Then I stretched the legs out to make it a normal dining table height.
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    I gave it a fresh coat of stove paint and also replaced the centre disc with stainless instead of mild and made also made up a stainless pan for eggs and such.
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    Taking orders now. :whistle:
     
  2. Wightsparks

    Wightsparks Forum Supporter

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    That's lovely!
     
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  3. grim_d

    grim_d Forum Supporter

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    Very nice.

    What will you be making the infills from?
     
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  4. stuvy

    stuvy Member

    Looks lovely but what happens when your mother in law sits down and gets a face full of smoke rendering the table only 60/70% sitable
     
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  5. GKQ

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    “Looks lovely but what happens when your mother in law sits down and gets a face full of smoke rendering the table only 60/70% sitable”

    And the down side to this ?
     
  6. stuvy

    stuvy Member

    I went on youtube to find a Bernard manning mother in law joke. Iv just been crying with laughter at how funny he was.

    Suffice to say I cannot stick a link to any I watched as he’s not very pc even though it’s a joke
     
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  7. Tupers

    Tupers Member

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    Lucky for me I don’t have a mother in law. :clapping:

    In all seriousness I was a bit concerned about that when I first built it but if you chuck a bag or charcoal in and let it settling it for 30 minutes you’ve got to get a heavy gust of wind to blow any real smoke out.
     
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  8. Tupers

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    Im not sure on the infills at the moment. I’m getting a carpenter friend to sort them out for me so we’ll have to see what he’s got in his stock pile.
     
  9. bricol Member

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    Without knowing the weight of the thing, I'd be a little worried about stability - somethign heavy (mum in laws bum?) resting on the table edge looks like it might tip it?

    But more importantly . . . a Montego Estate?
     
  10. Tupers

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    It’s heavy but all the majority of the weight is in the centre so stability shouldn’t be a problem unless my mate uses iron wood for the tops.

    That is indeed a late Rover Montego.
     
  11. slim_boy_fat

    slim_boy_fat Forum Supporter

    Does that mean 'late' as in deceased, or late model? :scared: :D
     
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  12. Tupers

    Tupers Member

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    Both until I pull my finger out and MOT it. :ashamed:
     
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