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Materials and Tools:
4x4s for the legs
1x6s for the top brace panels
1x4s for the slats
1x2s for the cross braces
hardwood slab or premade butcher-block top
pocket hole drill bit with adjustable stop-collar
power drill with wood bits
1 & 1 3/4-inch wood screws
3-inch locking casters
stainless steel push handle
Save trips to the kitchen with a well-stocked grill trolley.
Keep the proportions of width to length 2 to 3. In keeping with standard lumber sizes, trolley can be 26 x 39 inches or 16 x 24 inches.
Tip: Standard height is 32 to 36 inches.
Start by building a frame of legs and braces. Use a carpenter's square to make corners 90 degrees.
Using pocket holes, attach top brace panels to legs. Recess the top brace panels 1/2 inch.
Using 1-inch screws, attach the lower braces inside the legs on the ends two inches from bottom.
Screw slats to cross braces, leaving 1/4-inch gap between each slat.
Outside slats fit between legs; middle slats overlap legs by 1/2 inch
Insert screws from underneath to hide screw heads.
Repeat braces and slats for middle shelf half way up legs.
Buy a hardwood slab for the top or a pre-made butcher block. Using L-brackets, attach top to frame.
Screw casters on bottoms of legs.
Attach stainless steel push handle.
Attach metal hooks on one end for hanging grill utensils.
Attach spice rack on top to hold grill seasonings.
Stain and seal or paint frame. Sand top and finish with mineral oil.
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