I still had some small finishing touches to add. I wanted ample clearance between the grilling grate and the closed lid of the tool box. I'm not exactly graceful. I used a sturdy rubber band to act as a vise. Safety glasses on??? Its also quite light to carry. Don’t worry if you don’t have, we have a list of backyard firepit plans to choose from.. 4.5 out of 5 stars (15) 15 product ratings - Woodside DIY Brick Charcoal BBQ Barbecue Stainless Steel Cooking Grill Kit. This is a great mid-range barbecue that is perfect for camping or picnics and should last a good few summers. If you plan on carrying your barbecue some distance do check the weight as this does vary quite considerably. When I first saw a portable Tool Box Grill online, I loved everything about it. Special Thanks to my husband... and to Instructable Members: Steveastrouk, Burf, Vyger and Iceng for helping me bring this fun project to fruition! More About hoskmunch » I have wanted to do a project like this for many years. ;-). When the grate needs to be removed, all I have to do is push the magnet insert aside and slide the grill grate back and out. I've got some great improvements in the works. Once you have finished, the grill can go in the dishwasher. The barbecue is large enough to cook 12 burgers at a time and features TRU-Infrared™ technology which means food cooks more evenly. Shop online today with free Click & Collect in 340+ stores nationwide. Time to repaint the outside with high-heat stove paint and add some legs. Rolling Grill Station. I will be making one of these for my mechanic at work. This barbecue is reasonably sturdy and the short legs keep it off the ground to prevent scorching grass. ;-). The original design limited my ability to control the grill's air flow. Every Fall, we take a roadtrip south-of-the-border to sunny Baja California Sur. (she said with her fingers crossed. ;-). There are thousands of these in backyards across the world. The 3-4 day trek often involves overnight camping, and outdoor-grilling goes along with the territory... no matter where the territory is. You can even make one of them for just $2! Very clever design. Cook up a feast with one of our gas, charcoal, electric or masonry barbecues. I know... flat black is a little boring, but I already had this Rustoleum product on hand. to give you my top recommendations. This barbecue has a huge grilling area and can cook enough for 5-10 people. Search. The unit features an electric ignition, temperature gauge in the lid and runs on a portable 16.4-ounce disposable liquid propane cylinder which you can buy separately. The color of the caliper paint changed from bright red to brick-red, which I actually liked better! Share it with us! Grilled Top Sirloin, cotc and baked potato... it's what's for dinner! Thank you for commenting, Mihsin. It is very efficient (burns very little coal) and is perfect for a rack or two of BBQ ribs, or a single pork butt. Chrome-plated grills are another nice feature as they are rust-resistant. Imagine this: a self-contained, portable grill, complete with a locking lid and handle, sized perfectly for throwing in the back seat or trunk and heading out for a day or weekend of outdoor-cooked, char roasted goodness. Hubby and I are literally happy campers sleeping under a ceiling of stars and a quiet campfire to light the night. (Best Grill Friend). Cant wait to go tool box hunting at the flea market this weekend!! The man's got a million amazing skills, but grilling isn't one of them. Unfortunately, potholders get lost... potholders get misplaced... and occasionally, potholders get stolen! I just can't reveal everything. It is also quick to cool down so you can pack it away 20 minutes after you finish using it. This Blooma Kembla HW-B3115 charcoal portable barbecue is ideal for bbqs on the beach and park, or in small gardens. Mary. Some are portable so they are perfect for taking along on your camping trips. Unfortunately, I do not have a regular sized toolbox laying around to do this with. If you are like me, you only cook for a crowd a few times a year, so it is nice to have a small and portable smoker for smaller dinners. Time to pull out the big guns... which is what I probably should've done in the first place. This looks great. Here's how I built my new/old, 100% recycled, portable $8 $19 Tool Box BBQ Grill with the improvements documented in Steps 9-12.Special thanks to Jan Halvarson for featuring my Portable Toolbox Grill in the Summer DIY Projects article published at WIRED.COM. Amaze your friends at your next BBQ with your new grill cart that looks like a piece of high-end outdoor kitchen furniture. 3,130 sold. Jun 10, 2014 - Explore Lisa Wyatt-williams's board "diy bbq stand" on Pinterest. I am honored you approve!!! on Introduction. Thanks for the inspiration. ;-D DIY Mini Bbq Grill. That said, if my Tool Box Grill ever gets run over by a semi-truck or swept away by a tornado, I'll definitely fancy up the new build with a glossy red or blue ceramic finish. The Valiant Nomad Folding Portable Picnic Barbecue is a light yet sturdy barbecue that folds way into a case with convenient carry handle. No longer will you have to spend your time lighting coal and waiting for it to be at the right temperature. To position:  The grilling grate is inserted into the holes at one end and pushed through. Image and Instructions: Redhead Can Decorate, more Firepit Patio Projects [Free Plans] 04. The legs fold flat against the coal tray, keeping the BBQ compact and easy to carry with just a small handle. Just "being careful" wasn't going to cut it. Easy-peasy... at least he made it look that way. (Sorry, honey... but it's true.) Reply The Char-Broil X200 Grill2Go portable gas barbecue features TRU-Infrared™ technology, has a really rugged, sturdy construction and is easily portable. Stove paint (sprayed on the the bottom of the tool box and the legs) was all that was needed to complete this project... almost. Nice job on the grill, and now that I think about it you could make it out of about anything metal as long as the paint used is heat safe and the metals not galvanized. (yay! Magnets seemed like the best choice for this, too.More Sugru:  To make the magnets more visible (and help keep them from getting misplaced), I applied a thin coat of white sugru around them.Potholders:  Since this grill is a little more hands-on than your average Weber, potholders will undoubtedly be my BGF. All the portable BBQs in this review are easy to set up taking just minutes or even seconds and requiring no tools. You simply fold out the legs and insert the grills. I drilled a hole though the side of the grill and attached a small open-end wrench inside with a stove bolt, washer and nut. Here's the list of materials and tools I used to build this project, along with the price breakdown. If you have fire pit in your yard, make use of it by adding grill bar for instant BBQ fun. My idea of a great family vacation doesn't include fancy hotel rooms or fine dining. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. By hoskmunch in Cooking BBQ & Grilling. Not-so-good for the tailgate grilling I had planned. Most have short legs that keep the barbecue just off the ground to prevent damage to grass and these can be used on a table top as well. I scraped, I wired and I fired the tool box with less-than-satisfactory results. Great Instructable, great idea, and nature loving tool when not using charcoal in it. The unit packs up into a case with a handy carry handle. (21) 21 product ratings - CosmoGrill Outdoor XXL Smoker Charcoal BBQ Portable Grill Garden BBQ. Dec 10, 2015 - DIY Portable Outdoor BBQ Kitchen This is a wonderful project that your friends will love and you will get much use out of. 0 items in your basket Basket total £0.00. Great to see a like minded people.cheers! By hoskmunch Follow. Most have a simple bowl to hold the coals and this can just be emptied once they are cool. It has a nifty compartment welded inside that will work great for holding a pair of tongs. The BBQ is made from heat-resistant painted-steel and features chrome-plated steel grills.