This stuff is heavy, make no mistake about that. And of course, I had to do the largest piece in one pour. I gathered up about 6 of the strongest gu...
My project involved creating an outdoor cooking area. This involved constructing bases of steel studs, hardipanel, synthetic stucco and poured concrete countertops that would hold a natural gas grill and provide storage and space for food layout.
Step 1: Framing
The first step in creating these were to create the frames with steel studs. You really need all of your components on site to begin this framework, as grill dimensions and door openings must be exact to have a good fit and finish. All screw penetrations and cut edges of studs were spot primed with galvanized primer to deter rust and corrosion.