How to Build a BBQ Grilling Station or Grill Surround

How to Build a BBQ Grilling Station or Grill Surround


Building a Barbecue Grilling Station, How to Sheet # 290 Dine out more often with a beautiful
barbecue grilling station To get started you will need the
following tools and materials a string line square hammer and chisel safety glasses and work gloves you will also need 50 corner blocks 21 york blocks 12 dublin blocks 5 wall caps 2 outdoor countertops that are 24 by 32 inches and 2 tubes of masonry adhesive Building a barbecue grilling station is
easy and fun this project demonstrates how to build
on a hard level surface such as concrete or pavers using a grill that is 39
inches wide To begin, mark a line for the location of your
grilling station then place 4 corner blocks and 2 York blocks to create a modified post Use a square to position the blocks on the second course place 3 corner
blocks so that they overlap the blocks beneath them before placing the next corner block you
will need to remove the raised ring from the York block on the first course next split a dublin end split block placing the large piece so that the raised
rings are facing down and the split side is against the corner block save the smaller piece for the end of
this course using a preset patterns build the
first 2 courses of the wall panel ending with a corner block now let’s start the second post Place 3 corner blocks and one York block use a square to position the blocks place the small piece that you saved from
the Dublin End-Split Block on the second course place the corner blocks around the post before placing the final corner block
you will need to remove the raised rings from the York block on the first course using the same alternating patterns to
offset the vertical seams you can now build up 3 additional
courses see how to sheet #290 for
more information the wall panels to be finished one of
course lower than the posts to allow for movement of the hood add one more course to both posts by
placing 5 corner blocks on top of each post now you’re ready for wall caps you can choose to secure them in place with a bead of masonry adhesive along both sides of the raised rings and between the wall caps this will increase the wall’s strength and prevent the caps from being moved out of position. Choose a counter top to fit your design natural stone countertops can be cut to
size by your local hardscape dealer Secure your counter tops in place with a bead of masonry adhesive along the outer edge of each corner
block Now you are ready to Fire up the Grill! whether your grill is a large or small
you can easily create a barbecue grilling station in just a few hours For a complete library of Courtyard How to Sheets visit us at allanblock.com

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