Originally Posted by fmm1
Awesome! I'm planning on building one for my Akorn this winter. Plan on doing the exact same except I was going to use Hardie Board to support the cooker, and then build a wood top with a small gap but the felt seems like a great idea. Let us know how it holds up to the heat. If it works, this would definitely be simpler.
hardie board would be a good choice however it isn't necessary to have it a tight fit to support the akorn, I used the side table brackets and the top screw of the leg adapters to do most of the supporting as you can see in these pictures. thanks for the compliment !!