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grilling24x7 01-09-2013 06:01 PM

UDS - side table ideas
 
I've seen a bunch of UDSs with great side tables on one side on the main UDS thread. However, I'm not seeing where this type of table is purchased.

All I really want is a small side table that I can mount via a right angle shelf bracket. I was thinking a small wood cutting board, drill some holes in and attach to the right angle bracket?

Any ideas on where to find a small side table for a UDS?
Clearly, I think it would be great to have a little shelf to hold thermometers and such.

cowgirl 01-09-2013 06:09 PM

I just cut a piece of wood to fit with a jig saw, sanded, stained, sealed and attached it with shelf brackets. It was quick and simple.

Side tables are really handy to have! http://cowgirlscountry.blogspot.com/...ds-so-far.html


http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/l...100_4616-1.jpg








http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/l...100_4622-1.jpg

woodbutcher1 01-09-2013 06:10 PM

Make it yourself,mount two shelve brackets and screw on some lumber.
Can't get any easier than what cowgirl is showing you.

grilling24x7 01-09-2013 06:48 PM

Ok so these guys are doing it themselves. Gotcha. Cowgirl, that looks great! My only problem is no jig saw. So I guess I can just do a square version.

Thanks,
John

bo_b_q 01-09-2013 07:31 PM

Doesn't have to fit around the drum...mine are stainless and welded to some angle iron, but there is a gap between the drum and table...still works just as good and you can accomplish the same thing with wood and shelf brackets as the others mentioned.

http://i1284.photobucket.com/albums/...lakowski/7.jpg

J'ville Grill 01-09-2013 08:19 PM

Maybe you can borrow a jigsaw from someone? If not you can buy a cheap one.


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Desert Hawg 01-09-2013 08:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by J'ville Grill (Post 2323231)
Maybe you can borrow a jigsaw from someone? If not you can buy a cheap one.


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Harbor Freight sells them cheap.

swinn 01-10-2013 08:25 AM

I picked up a jigsaw at a garage sale a few years back for a $1. I have used it several times and it is still running fine. but I think Walmart has them 20 or 25 bucks. Get a metal cutting blade and you and also cut expanded steel with it and use it to make fire baskets and racks for your grill so it serves multiple purposes.

jimbloomfield 01-10-2013 09:08 AM

I second the jig saw.

deltablues69 01-10-2013 09:13 AM

I used the side tables from a medium big green egg for mine. Sometimes you can pick them up pretty cheap from someone who has built a table for their egg. The added benefit of the egg tables are that they fold down and are out of the way when you don't need them there.

smokainmuskoka 01-10-2013 10:20 AM

Can you rent a jigsaw from Home Depot for a day?

We can here.

Bluesman 01-10-2013 10:24 AM

The other option is a small table. I use this and it works great fro my drum. Also a standard upright grill cover fits the drum.

J'ville Grill 01-10-2013 11:11 AM

Jigsaws are plentiful at pawn shops.


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Skidder 01-10-2013 02:54 PM

Yeah it's pretty simple to add these.
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q...1/11uds002.jpg

grilling24x7 01-10-2013 05:04 PM

Skidder I like that!


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