Big Green Egg Table - Cedar

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Project by Chad Hamlin posted 10-03-2012 12:43 PM 28004 views 12 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a custom table, made from a mixture of rough sawn and smooth sawn cedar. It was built for a Big Green Egg smoker, which has not yet been set into place. The space to the right, is a dry box, intended to house dry goods such as charcoal, wood chips, matches, grill tools, etc. The table top is made from smooth cedar, jointed and biscuited together for water tightness. The purpose of the trellis is two fold. One, it will provide a moderate amount of shade from the sun, and two, it will provide a surface for the owner to grow confederate jasmine over the top. The Owner has an already imaculate landscaping, and this will hopefully add some color and character their landscaping.

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#1 posted 10-03-2012 01:44 PM

Very nice looking design – great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 10-03-2012 01:57 PM

Looks great!
I made mine from teak in 1995 ,still good as new.
Hot smoke from the grill may kill the Ivy, but I like the trellis.

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#3 posted 10-03-2012 02:02 PM

@Wdwerker, thank you. I have the same concerns about the ivy, but we will see. Like you said, the trellis still adds a unique touch.

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#4 posted 10-03-2012 04:42 PM


-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need

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#5 posted 10-03-2012 06:34 PM

Looks well made, but I hope I am not the only guy who is not familiar with a Big Breen Egg Smoker . . .

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#6 posted 10-04-2012 06:15 AM

That is very nice

-- Vince

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#7 posted 10-04-2012 07:24 AM

I’m told that the BGEs have quite a following.

Nice job on the table, Chad!

-- John, BC, Canada

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#8 posted 10-04-2012 02:49 PM

@nwbusa, thank you for the link. I should have done that before. I take it for granted because it is based in Georgia. If you do not have a Big Green Egg, it is an investment, but it is a lifetime investment. I promise you, once you have one, you will forget about any other cooking aparatus you may have. I have a $800 stainless steel grill that i have that has not been used in 3 or 4 years.

Happy smoking!

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#9 posted 10-04-2012 05:06 PM

Very nice design. Well done.

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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#10 posted 05-06-2013 11:42 PM

Incredible. This is the most creative table I’ve seen yet.

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#11 posted 05-07-2013 01:07 AM

@tmuesch, thank you! It was a very fun project. If you have a moment, check out my website at Unfortunately, i have not had any time to update my LJ page in quite some time.

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