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Barbecue stands and bench ideas

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A dedicated space to prepare food and store barbecue equipment makes it easier to cook and entertain outdoors.


Check out the creative ways Bunnings Workshop community members have turned their barbecue into an attractive feature of their backyards and let us know if you need a hand building your own.


1. Barbecue entertaining area with pergola by @sandy_d 


Sandy created this unique barbecue bench using pallet timber, cement countertops and spoons as handles.




2. Rustic entertaining area with built-in barbecue by @sideshowmatt 


Workshop member sideshowmatt used recycled materials to create a rustic barbecue bench and outdoor entertaining space. 




3. Custom air conditioner cover and barbecue stand by @DoSimpleBetter 


Air conditioning units are a common eyesore on apartment balconies, so Workshop member DoSimpleBetter came up with the clever idea of a custom air conditioner cover that doubles as a handy table for barbecuing.




4. Built-in barbecue bench by @Jimi 


Jimi constructed this weather-proof barbecue bench with built-in bar fridge using timber, blueboard and cement.




5. Barbecue workbench by @DesRigby 


Workshop member DesRigby and partner Carol made this simple and practical workbench for food preparation and barbecuing using storage racking and a Bamboo benchtop.




6. Built-in barbecue with planters by @kel 


Workshop member kel created this impressive barbecue bench with cabinet storage and planters.




7. Fold-up timber barbecue table by @GeoffB 


Geoff built this two-tone timber table with plenty of space to prepare food for barbecuing and it easily folds up when not in use.




8. Recycled timber barbecue cabinet by @She_Skills 


Meg used a stainless steel top from a food preparation bench and recycled timber to create this industrial-style barbecue stand.




Outdoor kitchen ideas


Want to take your barbecue to the next level and install a full outdoor kitchen? Get inspiration from the clever and creative Workshop community with Outdoor kitchen ideas for your home.


How to cook barbecue


Bunnings Workshop community members have shared plenty of great advice for preparing a barbecue and cooking a range of meats.








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