DIY OUTDOOR KITCHEN FOR $600
Dreaming of an outdoor kitchen space to entertain guests? Today, I am sharing a step-by-step guide for how to build a DIY outdoor kitchen for under $600- utilizing a wooden frame…
Materials Needed: – 2X4 lumber pieces for framing – ¾ plywood for end boards – Wood screws – Drill/driver – Level – Miter saw or Circular Saw – Table saw
Step 1- Using a miter saw (or circular saw)cut header, ledger, bracing boards to desired dimensions of outdoor kitchen.
Step 2- Once you have located the studs, attach ledger using #9 or #10 decking screws 4” in length
Step 3- Attach end boards using toenail technique with 2.5 or 3” screws. Continue for the remaining perpendicular boards to the ledger.
Helpful Tip- If you plan on installing a grill or sink you will need to think about your joist placement building these wood boxes.
Step 4- Cut 2×4 wooden board to correct height. These will be the interior vertical supports. You will attach them with the 2” side facing towards the front and back of the cabinet.
Step 5- Attach second ledger board. This will be for the bottom shelf of the outdoor kitchen cabinets.