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How to Build an Outdoor Bar Cart

If your usual method of serving beverages at a barbecue involves a Styrofoam cooler and a bag of ice, it's time to think about an upgrade. This mobile cart is tough enough to withstand sun, rain, and spills. Two-wheeled construction lets you navigate stone patios or lumpy lawns with ease, and the top tray is removable for serving drinks or munchies. Best of all, the entire thing can be easily taken apart and stored flat—or, better yet, stashed in your trunk for tailgate parties later in the year. What better project to celebrate the beginning of grilling season?

This Old House senior technical editor Mark Powers shows how to put it together using cedar and outdoor-grade materials in How to Build an Outdoor Bar Cart.
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