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  • troymeister
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    • Aug 2014
    • 1077
    • Forest Park Il
    • Weber 26

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

      2 Slow N Sears, Charcoal Rotisserie, Kettle Pizza for Weber 22.5

      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.

    Finally Finished My Weber Performer Table

    Roughly 6 coats of Marine Varnish on each side. It took a long time because it was roughly 8-12 hours of drying time for each coat on each side.Sometimes I let it go 24 hours between coats. I finally even bought a cover to protect the wood from the sun.


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  • jfmorris
    Club Member
    • Nov 2017
    • 2210
    • Huntsville, Alabama
    • Jim Morris

      Cookers
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    #2
    Beautiful table! Are you taking orders! . Of course, with the time involved, I don't think I could afford the labor rate...

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    • troymeister
      troymeister commented
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      It's totally doable if I could find fast drying exterior varnish.

    • RonB
      RonB commented
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      Maybe a kit that you could assemble and finish yourself.

    • jlazar
      jlazar commented
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      A company refinished our front door. They put 3 coats of spar urethane on in about 6 hours by having fans blowing on it to help it dry. Maybe that would work for you.
  • Steve R.
    Club Member
    • Jul 2016
    • 1917
    • 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.

    #3
    Man, if only I had had a crystal ball back in middle school shop class, this would have been one of my projects and I would be installing it on my Performer right now. Of course, I wouldn't have gotten a very good grade, because there were no Performers back in the early 80's as far as I can tell.

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    • jlazar
      jlazar commented
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      Middle school in the 80s. I wish.

    • FireMan
      FireMan commented
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      What’s a middle school?
  • AverageJoe
    Club Member
    • Jun 2018
    • 363
    • Fruita Colorado
    • Current Grills/Smoker (MCS is hitting)
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      Thermoworks BlueDot
      Thermoworks Smoke

      Cutlery/Prep Stuff
      Dalstrong 12" Granton Edge Slicer
      OXO Steel Chef's Mandoline Slicer
      Random other knives and shears

    #4
    That came out great.

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    • Greygoose
      Club Member
      • May 2019
      • 338
      • South Shore,MA

      #5
      Sweet !!!

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      • Bkhuna
        Club Member
        • Apr 2019
        • 363
        • Merritt Island Florida

        #6
        I wish I could find a fabricated replacement cart for my Performer. The kettle is in great shape, but the cart could stand replacing. Sadly, I'm not always diligent about putting the cover back on.

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        • mountainsmoker
          Club Member
          • Jun 2019
          • 1466
          • Bryson City, NC

          #7
          As a wood worker I congratulate you. That is beautiful. Glad to hear you got a cover for it to protect it from the sun and weather.

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          • ofelles
            Club Member
            • Jun 2018
            • 1102
            • Brentwood CA
            • Yoder YS640 on Comp cart
              Klose 20x42 Charcoal Grill
              LSG Insulated Cabinet (coming in April)
              Jumbo Joe
              VacMaster Pro 380 sealer
              Thermoworks Signal
              Thermoworks Dot
              Thermopen Mk4

            #8
            Looks great. Now you can stand back and just smile!

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            • Elton's BBQ
              Club Member
              • Apr 2016
              • 1805
              • Saltnes Norway
              • Genesis 320 Limited
                Weber One Touch 57cm
                Weber Smokey Mountain 47cm

              #9
              Damn this looks fine! troymeister

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              • au4stree
                Club Member
                • Aug 2018
                • 416
                • Birmingham, AL
                • Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC), PK360(graphite), Jumbo Joe and PBC. Weber kettle @ the hunting camp.

                #10
                That turned out great. Very nice

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                • Rod
                  Rod
                  Club Member
                  • Dec 2015
                  • 501
                  • Phoenix, AZ
                  • Weber Genesis S330 with GrillGrates
                    Weber Performer with SnS, DnG and Pit Viper mod
                    Weber 26" kettle with SnS and Pit Viper mod
                    PBC
                    Blackstone 36" SS griddle

                    Fireboard
                    Thermoworks Smoke
                    Thermoworks MK4
                    Maverick ET-732


                    Accessories ranging from a Vortex to bear claws.

                  #11
                  Beautiful!

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                  • Troutman
                    Club Member
                    • Aug 2017
                    • 6585
                    • Republic of Texallence

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                    #12
                    That's too good looking to be a food side table. In fact I might be tempted to move that into my house and not let anyone touch it !!!

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                    • RonB
                      Club Member
                      • Apr 2016
                      • 11164
                      • Near Richmond VA
                      • Weber Performer Deluxe
                        SNS
                        Pizza insert
                        Rotisserie
                        Smokenator 1000
                        Cookshack Smokette Elite
                        2 Thermapens
                        Chefalarm
                        Dot
                        lots of probes.
                        CyberQ

                      #13
                      Great job!

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                      • crazytown3
                        Club Member
                        • Jul 2019
                        • 117
                        • Stansbury Park, UT USA
                        • Weber Performer (AH) - Black
                          ThermaPen Classic - Red
                          Weber 6707 Deluxe Tool Set
                          Weber 6645 Travel Tool Set
                          Weber 6469 Premium Grilling Rack

                        #14
                        That turned out beautiful! Well done sir. It really complements the whole cart very well.

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                        • Henrik
                          Founding Member - Moderator Emeritus
                          • Jul 2014
                          • 3760
                          • Stockholm, Sweden

                          #15
                          Very nice!!

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