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Out door work top

Discussion in 'Your Projects' started by Tara Anson, 10 Mar 2019.

  1. Tara Anson

    Tara Anson

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    I am building an outdoor BBQ/Bar - Made with pallets (has a corrugated metal sheet at the back, behind the BBQ and a corrugated roof)

    I am trying to keep it as cheep as possible and am considering what worktop material to use. My original thought was to use OSB with Concrete board on top - then tile on top of that

    However - It has been suggested to me to use Lino over the OSB and glue it down and seal it round the edges -

    Any thoughts would be appreciated

    Thank you
     
  2. JohnD

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    I used decking boards. Cheap and sturdy, and resist rainwater.

    if you layer your top, water will penetrate between the layers and accelerate rot.
     
  3. Ian H

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    I was going to say get a GoreTex one!!!

    What about tiles onto ply? I saw one in a kitchen and it looked great!! Lino or decking must be cheapest though.
     
  4. Tara Anson

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    Thank you for opinions above. Very helpful

    I am now going with just wood top - treated - and varnished :)

    Thanks again
     
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    look on ebay for granite off cut or strip outs could be odd sizes but would be ideal if you cut them to fit
     
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    My Mum had an outdoor table made from stone!
     
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    As above, old granite lengths go for next to nothing on ebay
     
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    I knocked this up last week for the wife. She does all the Barbie's in our house, LOL.
    All from scrap pallets. The lift up top has a slide bar underneath to support it.

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