7 DIY BBQ Plans

Use one of these DIY BBQ island plans to make cooking outside with your grill easier than ever before. You’ll have more prep space for food, serving areas for guests, and extra storage so you’re not running into the kitchen all the time for all those necessities.

All of these outdoor grill islands work a little bit differently. Some of them are actually built around a gas grill, some are built for a grill to be set inside, and others are just for giving you more space when you’re grilling. No matter what kind of grill you have or outdoor space available, you’ll find one that works for you.

Rolling Outdoor Island

Steel, cement board, and wood makes up this DIY outdoor grill island that has the look of modern stucco without the cost. Besides being a nice place for your grill, there are hooks for grill tools and open shelving that allows easy access to a propane tank.



Stone Grill Station

For around $150 you can build this stone grill station that looks like it belongs in a fancy outdoor kitchen. The plan includes building a frame to go under the grill sides and then attaching a stone veneer to give it an elegant touch.




Outdoor Grill Cart

If you’re looking for something more mobile, this outdoor grill cart is perfect. It can be moved right beside your grill and gives you much needed counter space, a towel rack, hooks for towels, and an extra open area for storage at the bottom.

Outdoor Grill Cart from Charleston Crafted




Grill Station Tutorial

This small but mighty grill station is built from wood and topped with a piece of granite. Small grills—even tabletop grills—can sit on top while an added bar holds your towels and grilling tools.


Big Green Egg Table Plan

If you have a Big Green Egg, you won’t want to pass up this free plan for a BBQ island that has a custom spot to sit your egg. The top is a concrete counter and it gives you lots of extra space for food prep. There’s also a sliding barn door underneath, so you have both open and closed shelving for storage.


DIY Grill Station

This simple DIY grill station only takes an hour to put together. Made of cinder blocks and patio stones, this grill station looks great and will last for many years to come. The best part is, it’s a flexible grill surround so it works for any size of grill.


Weber Grill BBQ Station

If you love your charcoal grill, this DIY BBQ table is a must-have. This will give you counter space and shelving. There’s even a tilt-out bin for trash that you won’t know how you lived without. Make a few small changes and you can also use this as a potting bench.

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