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  • troymeister
    Charter Member
    • Aug 2014
    • 1079
    • Forest Park Il
    • Weber 26

      Weber Performer 22.5, Weber 18.5, WSM 18.5, Smokey Joe

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      Smoke Thermometer, Igrill, Thermapen, Thermapop,Maverick 2 probe

      Good Cabernet, Merlot, Zin

      Anti Hero, Blue moon

      I love cooking with wine. Sometimes I put it in my food.

    New Homemade Weber Performer Table

    I have been wanting to make a nice Weber table for a long time. I finally got around to it.

    First coat of marine varnish on the bottom side of the table.

    I originally was trying re-finish the old grey plastic table with a 2 part epoxy with some UV protectant mixed in.
    So I did the first coat to imbed in the epoxy the AR temperature chart, some coins from Belize, and Dollar bill from Belize. the first coat worked out fine. So I poured the second thick coat and it never would quite kick off and set all the way. So I ruined the old Weber table.

    Time to build a new one.


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  • Skip
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 2551
    • Blue Earth, Minnesota
    • Memphis Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates

    #2
    That is a Classy Upgrade to your Weber troymeister ! Very Nice!

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    • klflowers
      Club Member
      • Sep 2015
      • 2406
      • Tennessee

      #3
      Nice! I don't have those type skills. In fact, I don't have any useful skills that I know of...

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      • klflowers
        klflowers commented
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        Not according to my wife...

      • ComfortablyNumb
        ComfortablyNumb commented
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        klflowers Our wives must be sisters. For years I thought she was telling me to "use less", now I realise it was "useless"!

      • texastweeter
        texastweeter commented
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        My liver can process copious amounts of alcohol, is that a skill?
    • Troutman
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      • Aug 2017
      • 6594
      • Republic of Texallence

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      #4
      That is a lovely piece of Oak. Get several good coats of urethane on that thing and it will last longer than the cooker

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      • HawkerXP
        Club Member
        • Jul 2016
        • 4287
        • Northern Virginia
        • 3 Weber kettles, and a PBC
          Thermopop
          Dot w two probes
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          Cold beer

        #5
        How are you going to attach the top?
        Don't throw out those screws from the plastic table. Mine were SS. I replaced my plastic table with the new metal one (10 year warranty) and the screws that came with it rusted.

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        • troymeister
          troymeister commented
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          I have the original screws saved.
      • LA Pork Butt
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        • Dec 2014
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        • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

        #6
        Nice upgrade!

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        • RonB
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          • Apr 2016
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          • Near Richmond VA
          • Weber Performer Deluxe
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            lots of probes.
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          #7
          Well done.

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          • Steve R.
            Club Member
            • Jul 2016
            • 1924
            • Elizabethtown, KY
            • Current line-up of cookers: Weber 22.5" Original Premium kettle w/ SnS and BBQ Guru adapter; Old Country Over and Under smoker; PBC; Weber Ranch Kettle w/ Guru adapter.

            #8
            That almost looks too good to actually use!

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            • crazytown3
              Club Member
              • Jul 2019
              • 118
              • Stansbury Park, UT USA
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              #9
              It's beautiful! I wish I had the talent to do things like this.

              How did you figure the clearance of the table from the kettle? Did you just use the old table as a pattern?

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              • troymeister
                troymeister commented
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                I just used the old one as a template. I did make it a few inches longer though.
                Last edited by troymeister; July 15th, 2019, 12:15 PM.
            • TripleB
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              #10
              Beautiful. Love the personal touch. Wish I could do that kind of stuff. Kudos

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              • mountainsmoker
                Club Member
                • Jun 2019
                • 1467
                • Bryson City, NC

                #11
                Beautiful work. Even with the Spar Varnish try to keep it covered or you will be refinishing it every couple of years. Ask me how I know? Lots of boats. Especially with IL winter weather.

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                • Spinaker
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                  #12
                  Excellent upgrade! Nice work!

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