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BBQ alfresco area with Kaboodle kitchen

Growing in Experience

BBQ alfresco area with Kaboodle kitchen

An unusable space turned into a very usable space for entertaining friends and family - warm and inviting with open air for summer and closed in options for winter


Dressed pine timber

Kaboodle kitchen


wall and hanging Lights


Louvre sliding doors

Plant pots and plastic plants

cabling and GPO's

Ceiling light



Battery drill and reciprocating saw

Circular saw





Step 1

Draw up design

Step 2

Measured the area for available space

Step 3

Mapped out design on Kaboodle graph paper

Step 4

Conducted research on Bunnings web site to identify products

Set the budget


Step 5

Purchase the materials

Step 6

Prepare the area

Step 7

Install sliding doors and carpet first

Step 8

Install the Kaboodle kitchen

Step 9

Wiring and lighting  

Step 10

Paint and accessories

Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Re: BBQ Project

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @senseipaul. It's brilliant to have you join us, and many thanks for sharing your project.


You've created a wonderful alfresco space there, and I love the additional plants to green up the space. The timberwork on the wall is also a nice touch.


Many thanks for sharing, and great work.




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Retired Team Member
Retired Team Member

Re: BBQ alfresco area with Kaboodle kitchen

Let me also extend my congratulations to you for creating a terrific alfresco area, @senseipaul. I love how you've created a space that can remain functional throughout the year.


How has it held up over time? And any words of advice to those who may be looking to design their own alfresco kitchen?


Thank you for sharing this terrific project once again. We look forward to seeing more of your work.




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Growing in Experience

Re: BBQ alfresco area with Kaboodle kitchen

As good today as the day it was put in.


My advice would be - keep clear mind on your design, put it on paper, decide your materials and gather all resources before you start 


Community Manager
Community Manager

Re: BBQ alfresco area with Kaboodle kitchen

Hi @senseipaul,


Hope all is well.


Your outdoor kitchen has proved popular with the community so we are interested in creating a Featured Project article. Do you have any other photos we could use? It would be great to see what the space was like before you started work, and any in-progress shots you might have. Could you also please clarify how this space can be opened and closed according to the weather and seasons?


Many thanks,




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