Nomex on Wood Table

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Hello! I am in the process of finishing up a wood table for my new Primo. I have taken all the safety precautions I have learned from you guys and others, including using the Primo feet to elevate the grill, putting "soft" fire brick below the grill, and putting a sheet of metal under where the lower vent is on the grill to handle any embers that jump out.


My question is this... Has anyone put Nomex on the inner rim of the grill cutout? I am using 3/4 inch boards for the table around the grill. I know I saw someone once mention it somewhere, but it does not seem to be a regular practice. Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks for your help and for all the information I have gleaned from this forum!! 

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3 hours ago, HeavyG said:

If you just make sure that you leave enough of a gap (1/2"?) around the Primo you'll be fine.


As HeavyG said a 1/2" gap will fine no need to worry about it , also I think it just won't look that aesthetically pleasing

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Thank you HeavyG and Bachman 5. I am cutting the hole to the specifications published by Primo, so I assume it is a sufficient gap. Thanks again! 

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