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How are you supporting your akorn? It looks like it's just being held up by the cut of the hole. I don't know their weight, but isn't that a lot for the tabletop to hold - no? (BTW, please don't read this as critical. I'm planning to build mine soon and I really like the "floating" or "lifted" concept. )

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How are you supporting your akorn? It looks like it's just being held up by the cut of the hole. I don't know their weight, but isn't that a lot for the tabletop to hold - no? (BTW, please don't read this as critical. I'm planning to build mine soon and I really like the "floating" or "lifted" concept. )

No problem. I cut slots into an extra set of supporting 2x4's for the flanges to sit on. Those sit flush in the cut and then the top boards get mounted and sets it in place. 

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No problem. I cut slots into an extra set of supporting 2x4's for the flanges to sit on. Those sit flush in the cut and then the top boards get mounted and sets it in place. 

wow. i guess that i really undervalued the strength of a 2x4. thanks!

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No problem. I cut slots into an extra set of supporting 2x4's for the flanges to sit on. Those sit flush in the cut and then the top boards get mounted and sets it in place.

wow. i guess that i really undervalued the strength of a 2x4. thanks!
Yeah it's really a nice option than to sit the lip of the Akorn on the top boards. Might get too hot for the boards.

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How are you supporting your akorn? It looks like it's just being held up by the cut of the hole. I don't know their weight, but isn't that a lot for the tabletop to hold - no? (BTW, please don't read this as critical. I'm planning to build mine soon and I really like the "floating" or "lifted" concept. )

BTW, are you planning on posting your progress? It'd be nice if you did. 

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How are you supporting your akorn? It looks like it's just being held up by the cut of the hole. I don't know their weight, but isn't that a lot for the tabletop to hold - no? (BTW, please don't read this as critical. I'm planning to build mine soon and I really like the "floating" or "lifted" concept. )

BTW, are you planning on posting your progress? It'd be nice if you did.

Sadly, THIS is my progress.

Lot of planning. I have a nice piece of granite that my father in law had kicking around; so, I started planning for that but I didn't like my design.

I'll get there. I don't think that it will compare to the ones posted here. But it'll be functional, for sure.

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How are you supporting your akorn? It looks like it's just being held up by the cut of the hole. I don't know their weight, but isn't that a lot for the tabletop to hold - no? (BTW, please don't read this as critical. I'm planning to build mine soon and I really like the "floating" or "lifted" concept. )

BTW, are you planning on posting your progress? It'd be nice if you did.

Sadly, THIS is my progress.

Lot of planning. I have a nice piece of granite that my father in law had kicking around; so, I started planning for that but I didn't like my design.

I'll get there. I don't think that it will compare to the ones posted here. But it'll be functional, for sure.

Hey man I'm sure as you build it, it will come together. I had no woodworking experience but went head first into. Hope to see you actual progress [emoji1]

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Wow! I have absolutely no skill with wood, all my abilities are in metal fab...I'd love to see a aprox. material list. I'm thinking hard about attempting to make a table for my new grill, and I love the design of this. Screening those doors was brilliant!

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