Originally Posted by Motley Q
Why the tall back on it?
The overhead drawing shows the top 2x4 somewhat over the grill. That might lead to problems.
I made the back that tall for two reasons.
1. I am 6'2", and I wanted whatever I am going to put on the ledge to be close to eye level.
2. I wanted some clearance when removing the lid, which you mentioned may lead to problems.