Discover how to build a beautiful and durable outdoor kitchen counter for a modest outlay, whether you do it yourself or hire a pro. The book includes more than 300 photographs and plenty of DIY-friendly projects, which look and act like expensive professional projects at a fraction of the price. It shows you how to build lightweight masonry counters using steel studs and concrete backboard and offers alternatives to high-end appliances to save money. Also included are accessories and amenities to affordably customize an outdoor kitchen: fire pits, a variety of adobe/clay ovens, pergolas, awnings, TV and stereo equipment, mosquito abatement, misters and heaters, fireplaces, pizza ovens, and standup churrasco grills.
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An outdoor kitchen is within your reach! An outdoor kitchen is within your reach! This book is all about enabling you to achieve a beautiful and durable outdoor kitchen for a range of budgets--from simple to spectacular, whether you do it yourself or hire a pro. The latest designs and the most popular finish materials Grills, ovens, fire pits, storage, counters, refrigerators, sinks, side burners, pergolas, awnings, and more Highly accessible DIY instructions to carefully guide you through all aspects of construction--even cutting and installing a granite countertop How to save money, even if you have yours installed by a pro, by choosing materials and appliances that really perform without breaking the bank